Hemet added three new alternative vehicles to its fleet and installed four more electric vehicle charging stations in keeping with the goal of becoming more sustainable in the future.
The purchase of the vehicles and the charging stations has been done with the assistance of grant funding from the Mobile Source Air Pollutions Review Committee and California’s Assembly Bill 2766 Subvention Funds, according to a news release.
The city purchased a CNG Dump Truck, two Nissan Leaf 100% electric vehicles and four electric vehicle charging stations. The grant funds totaled $126,919.
The CNG Dump Truck, assigned to the Hemet Streets Division, has significantly contributed to efficiency due to its larger capacity for loads, allowing the Hemet Streets team to make fewer trips back and for