GE buys 2,000 Ford plug-in hybrids for fleet as part of alternative-fuel goal
November 22, 2012, 12:00 am TWN
DEARBORN, Michigan -- GE is buying 2,000 plug-in hybrid cars from Ford for its corporate fleet.
Ford and GE announced the purchase of the C-Max Energi hybrid Tuesday.
GE has set a goal of converting half its fleet to alternative energy vehicles. With the Ford purchase, GE now has 5,000 alternative-fuel vehicles, or about 10 percent of its fleet.
Ford will promote GE's electric vehicle charging stations as part of the agreement.