AUBURN HILLS, MI – The City of Auburn Hills, Mich. is the next recipient of Ram 1500 PHEV pickup trucks, according to a news release from Chrysler. The automaker said it plans to deliver four of the vehicles to the City.
“Auburn Hills has worked diligently to implement policies and procedures to create a municipal infrastructure that accommodates the growing use of hybrid electric vehicles,” said Pete Auger, city manager. “We have taken a leading role in smart planning for alternative energy options that will fuel tomorrow’s vehicles.”
Auburn Hills currently has seven charging stations. Three EV charging stations are located downtown and two each are located on the municipal campus and at the Department of Public Service.
Other cities that have received the demonstration Ram 1500 pickups include San Francisco and Sacramento, Calif., Albany, N.Y., Charlotte, N.C., and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.
In addition to Auburn Hills, seven other partners across the United States are slated to receive vehicles for demonstration and testing purposes, Chrysler stated.