NORTH HAMPSTEAD, NY - Town Supervisor John Kaiman has announced the purchase of seven hybrid SUVs for the city's fleet, according to the New York Daily News. The city has purchased Ford Hybrid Escapes that run on gasoline at high speeds and electricity while idling or driving at low speeds, and averages 31 miles per gallon. Employees from the Animal Control, Public Safety, Administration Services, and Buildings Departments will drive the new vehicles.