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December 3, 2012

Mayor Emanuel Announces New Ordinance to Encourage City Contractors to Purchase Alternative Fuel and Electric Vehicles

Mayor Emanuel announced an innovative ordinance that will encourage private companies to adopt electric vehicles by giving them a 1/2 percent bid incentive on city contracts.

"This is another step forward to making electric and alternative fuel vehicles the standard in Chicago," said Mayor Emanuel.  "I am focused on creating an environment in which energy efficient vehicles are used throughout the city and where the adoption of these vehicles is a sound business decision for Chicago's companies."

 

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