PASADENA, CA - CALSTART, a California-based clean transportation consortium, launched a natural gas vehicle cooperative purchasing program that allows public and private fleets in the U.S. to purchase natural gas vehicles through a dealer competitive bidding process. The vehicles are all certified by the California Air Resources Board.

The program is available in Arizona, Nevada and California, but there are plans for a possible expansion to other states.

According to NGV Global, the vehicles that will be available through the CALSTART NGV Co-op include the following, and more may become available later:

  • Ford E-450 shuttle bus
  • Ford Crown Victoria
  • Ford F-150 pickup
  • Ford F-250 pickup
  • Ford van
  • Ford E-350 cutaway
  • GMC Topkick
  • GMC Sierra pickup
  • Honda Civic GX
  • Chevrolet Express Van
  • Chevrolet Silverado pickup