INITIATIVE: ELECTRIFICATION COALITION LAUNCHES CLIMATE MAYORS ELECTRIC VEHICLE PURCHASING COLLABORATIVE

Electrification Coalition Announced as Technical Partner in New Collaborative to Rapidly Electrify Municipal Fleets, Representing 409 Cities in 47 States

 

WASHINGTON, DC— Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, co-founder of Climate Mayors, today announced ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit that 19 founding cities and two counties have launched the Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle (EV) Purchasing Collaborative. The launch of www.driveEVfleet.org establishes a turn-key, one-stop online procurement portal providing municipalities across the country equal access to competitively bid electric vehicles and accompanying charging infrastructure. The platform was developed in partnership with the Electrification Coalition, a nonprofit working to accelerate the mass adoption of EVs to reduce U.S. oil dependence.