Agreement for Government’s 870-vehicle fleet to change over to electric power

An agreement was signed this morning for a study for the Government to change its fleet to electric-powered vehicles.

During a media conference Principal Permanent Secretary Mario Cutajar stated that the government has 870 vehicles, of which only 60 are electric-powered.

Mr Cutajar added that whilst only 2% of vehicles in Malta are electric-powered or hybrid, the Government has 7% of its vehicles that are electric-powered, which is higher than the national figure.

Mr Cutajar stated that this initiative by Government is a system of carpooling between staff, remote working by staff which will continue to reduce traffic, and one-stop shops offering the services of

Mr Cutajar also mentioned that the Government’s vision is to reduce bureaucracy as well as the use of paper, whilst changing over to digital.