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New York State Office of General Services

Approved EO4 Specifications

Passenger Cars

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Covered Products

This category shall cover on-road passenger cars classified as mini, compact cars, subcompact cars, small station wagons, midsized cars, midsized station wagons, and large cars.

Definitions

Fuel economy is the amount of fuel required to move vehicles over a given distance.

Specifications

For non-alternative fueled vehicles:

All affected state entities shall purchase or lease vehicles which have a fuel economy in the top 30% of their vehicle class as listed under EPA size class on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency maintained web site at http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/findacar.shtml

For alternative fueled vehicles:

When affected state entities are purchasing or leasing alternative fueled vehicles, including acquisitions to comply with Executive Order 111 or EPAct, they are encouraged to select vehicles which have a fuel economy in the top 30% of their vehicle class as listed under EPA size class on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency maintained web site at http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/findacar.shtml

This specification is not a substitute for and is subject to other applicable laws and executive orders such as the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPAct) and New York State Executive Order 111.