Michigan Moving Fleet to Zero-Emission Vehicles

Dec 8, 2023

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

Under an executive directive signed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer this week, the state of Michigan will move its government fleet to zero-emission vehicles (ZEV’s) by 2033 for light-duty vehicles and 2040 for medium and heavy-duty vehicles.

The directive instructs state departments and agencies to:

    • Prioritize ZEV’s in their fleet.
    • Prioritize transitioning vehicles that travel the most miles first.
    • Prioritize transitioning vehicles in communities historically impacted by higher pollution.
    • Install electric vehicle equipment, including publicly accessible chargers, in high-density areas.
    • Establish clear exemption criteria for specific fleet vehicles and offer alternative emission reduction options including hybrids.

Please click here to read the full executive directive.

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