CONWAY, AR – Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. has put two electric cars into service on campus, replacing two older gas-powered vehicles in the college’s fleet. The two Global Electric Motorcars were put into use on campus by the college’s physical plant, according to

Hendrix has about 16 small vehicles used on campus for maintenance and other purposes. At an annual cost of $400 per vehicle for fuel, the college will see immediate savings from the motorcars. The cars fit with the college’s sustainability goals.

Hendrix College said it is promoting green initiatives on campus by expanding the number of environment-friendly offerings and procedures. It is also offering an Environmental Studies major.