Policy Report

Houston: Forward Thinking on Electrification

Learn how the oil city of Houston is embracing strategic adoption of plug-in vehicles in its municipal fleet to save money on fuel costs.

With the third largest municipal hybrid fleet in the country, the City of Houston has already made tremendous progress in improving the efficiency of its overall fleet. However, Houston is pushing for even greater gains in efficiency and fuel savings through electrification. This case study examines the city's approaches and provides lessons learned for other fleet managers.

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“Ultimately the consumer will make the judgment about where this country goes, but from the standpoint of public policy we can set the stage for it."

Sen. Byron Dorgan
AP, November 16, 2009