Fuel-Efficient Vehicle Acquisition Requirements

The Maine State Purchasing Agent may not purchase or lease any car or light-duty truck for use by any state department or agency unless the car or truck has a manufacturer’s estimated highway mileage rating of at least 45 miles per gallon (mpg) or 35 mpg, respectively. Cars and light-duty trucks purchased for law enforcement and other special use purposes the State Purchasing Agent designates are exempt from this requirement.

(Reference Maine Revised Statutes Title 5, Section 1812-E)

Jurisdiction: Maine

Type: Laws and Regulations

Technologies: Fuel Economy / Efficiency

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