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City of Charlotte adds 5 new electric vehicles to fleet

This addition brings the city's all-electric fleet to 43 vehicles, with plans to have the whole fleet electric by 2030.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — On Thursday, the city of Charlotte rolled out five new, all-electric buses in what leaders are calling another step toward improved sustainability. 

This addition brings the city's all-electric fleet to 43 vehicles, with plans to have the whole fleet electric by 2030. 

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Officials said all of the buses were paid for through federal grants. 

They said the city is saving 90-thousand dollars a year with electric vehicles.

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