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Moreno Valley Unveils “Smart” Vehicle Program

The City of Moreno Valley’s vehicle fleet got “smarter” this week with the unveiling of its first “Smart Car.” The City purchased two pre-owned vehicles to evaluate their use in place of less efficient vehicles typically found in local government fleets.

Long recognized for its commitment to technology, Moreno Valley began this pilot program to evaluate the benefits of Photo of Smart car in front of City Hallputting these fuel efficient vehicles to work throughout the City.

“With this program, Moreno Valley will be setting a new standard for fuel economy and hopefully this will create a ripple effect for residents throughout our City,” said Mayor Jesse Molina. “I’m proud that Moreno Valley pursues innovation in the delivery of service to our residents,” he said.

The City purchased the vehicles because they are among the most environmentally friendly vehicles on the road today. Smart Cars use less gasoline than most vehicles and are listed by the Environmental Protection Agency as achieving 33 miles per gallon in city driving and are classified as an ultralow emissions vehicle.