Wednesday, October 9, 2013

AT&T Now Has 7,500 Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Service

AT&T reached the halfway mark in its target to deploy approximately 15,000 alternative fuel vehicles over the course of a ten year period through 2018. Since AT&T began its commitment, the company has placed over 7,500 alternative fuel vehicles in 44 states nationwide. These vehicles have already enabled AT&T to avoid the purchase of 7.7 million gallons of gasoline.

  • AT&T has a commitment to invest up to $565 million in the program.
  • The 7,500 AFVs AT&T has already placed in service are comprised of 5,474 CNG, 1,996 hybrid electric, 27 extended range electric and 3 all-electric vehicles.
  • The program includes the deployment of up to 8,000 CNG vehicles to its fleet over a five year period through the end of first quarter 2014 – the largest U.S. corporate commitment to CNG to date. 

The remaining AFV deployments beyond first quarter 2014 will primarily consist of alternative fuel passenger vehicles including hybrid electric and plug-in extended range electric vehicles which will offer a significant improvement in fuel economy and reduction in tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions as compared to similar conventionally fueled vehicles.