Electric cars join Oklahoma City police fleet
The Wheego electric cars will be used by the parking enforcement unit in downtown Oklahoma City and the Bricktown neighborhood.
A small fleet of two-
Four Wheego electric cars went into service Wednesday, police Capt. Don Martin said.
“The city has been looking for areas to introduce environmentally friendly resources,” he said.
Along those lines, Police Chief Bill Citty looked for ways to implement environmentally friendly vehicles into the department's fleet, Martin said.
The Wheego electric vehicles fit the bill. The four-
The vehicles and accompanying equipment cost between $13,000 and $14,000 each, Martin said.
“It's still far less than the gas-
The vehicles also will be used for special events such as races and during Thunder games.
They replaced older model, gas-