It is a small first step, but the city police of Zurich has Great. In the next two years, the traffic police wants to acquire seven electric cars. In the future, the entire fleet should be converted from the current level of 440 vehicles to electric drive. This is the town police shall notify, after the "Tages-Anzeiger" has made a corresponding request. Today, 23 environmental-friendly vehicles with Gas, electric or hybrid drive in operation.
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asked In the past few months, the city police carried out a market analysis. They also inquired with her colleagues in Basel, such as the NZZ reported in September. As the first corps at all, the police managed to Basel-city to the car in front of one and a half years, the Tesla as a strip. Meanwhile, the other corps put on electric mobility. The Canton police St. Gallen purchased 13 electric Hyundai and the police of the Canton of Zurich, about 10 percent of all vehicles are climate-neutral.
The analysis of the market of the city police has shown that today there are electric cars that meet the requirements of the traffic police, the Police assistance service and the civilian vehicles of the criminal investigation. For the vehicles of the security Department, intervention unit, the special Commissariat, the service dogs-competence centre and the water protection police, there is currently "no compelling offerings," writes the city police. However assuming that in the next few years, vehicles coming on the market, the bigger and more load can bear, so as to satisfy all of the units.
Therefore, the city police begins in a first step, still leisurely, in 2020, you want to buy three and 2021 four electric cars for the traffic police. A corresponding order is put out to tender since Monday open to the public.
internal combustion engine only in exceptional case
If, in the future, cars will be bought, will examine the city police every Time, whether there is an Alternative to the car with a combustion engine. In the future, internal combustion engines are to be procured only in exceptional cases, if this can be justified.
The average lifespan of a patrol car of the municipal police of Zurich is approximately five years. Then you have is used - around 300'000 kilometres - and are pressed in the majority of cases, flat. About ten percent of the entire fleet of trucks, the city police annually. It is likely to take a few more years, until the city police relies exclusively on electric drive.
Created: 06.11.2019, 09:30 PM