Charlotte University Expands 'Green' Fleet with GEM Electric Cars

Alternatively fueled vehicles built to meet mandate set by state

Published: 31-Jul-2007

UNC Charlotte is building a fleet of alternatively fueled vehicles to comply with a state mandate that says 75 percent of all state motor fleets operate on alternative fuel by January of 2009.

The university has added 51 low-speed, battery-electric vehicles to its motor fleet since 2005, and it plans to add at least 90 more.

UNCC added 24 Daimler Chrysler Global Electric Motorcars since 2005 to the fleet that includes 24 Club Cars, two Trolleys, one EZGO Electric Vehicle, and two Columbia Par Car Summit Neighborhood Electric Vehicles.

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