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Washington State adds three electric cars

Posted on March 26, 2012

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University recently purchased three compact Global Electric Motorcars (GEM), which will be tested as part of the university’s move toward clean technology, according to WSU News.

Facilities Operations is using the cars around campus. A six-passenger car will be on long-term rental to the “Alive!” student orientation program for campus tours. For the full story, click here.

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