New York City orders 184 Mustang Mach-E cars for police and government use
New York City purchased 184 all-electric Mustang Mach-Es, all of which are to be used for law enforcement and emergency response purposes. Mar Electrek notes that the move is part of the city's plans to purchase more than 1,250 electric vehicles by 2022. That, in turn, is part of a larger drive to reduce climate emissions across the world. country with its $ 420 million investment.
In its announcement, NYC local government said the Mach-Es will be used by the New York Police Department (NYPD), New York City Sheriff's Office, Department of Justice, Department of Parks and Recreation, Department of Defense. -Environmental, NYC Emergency Management, DCAS Police and Office of the Chief Medical Inspector. They will replace the power vehicles of these groups after the city acquires them by June 30, 2022.
NYC also said its Mach-E purchase is part of the largest EV purchase to date, though that may not be true for a long time. The city has also allowed the option to purchase up to 250 Tesla Model 3 vehicles at any one time over the next five years.
Earlier this month, Ford announced that it is increasing Mach-E production to 200,000 vehicles per year in the U.S. starting in 2022 and in Europe by 2023. Company CEO Jim Farley said There is a huge demand for the electric vehicle, and Ford is reportedly delaying its Explorer and Aviator EVs to ensure Mach-Es can do enough to keep up with demand.
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