Richmond goes green with sustainable city trucks

Richmond News

The City of Richmond will be transitioning to a sustainable fleet of vehicles with their new hybrid trucks.

Richmond has received new Ford F150 PowerBoost hybrid trucks to replace their current fuel engine vehicles as part of its Green Fleet Action Plan.

According to Mayor Malcolm Brodie, the truck is the first of its kind in Canada and Richmond is the first city in B.C. to receive them.

“The city worked with Ford Canada to develop requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles that meet the realistic needs for work trucks in municipal environments, and we are pleased to see progress in this area and introduce them to our fleet,” said Brodie in a media statement. …

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