VOICE OVER: U.S. General Services Administration launched the first ever government-elected vehicle program. This initial federal fleet purchase of electric cars will support the new and growing EV market.
MARTHA JOHNSON: This is the first of many sets of keys that will be delivered to the Department of Energy and other agencies that will help save millions of dollars and set a course for a sustainable federal fleet.
VOICE OVER: At the pilot program launch, GSA administrator Martha Johnson handed the first set of keys to a Chevy Volt to Energy Sec. Steven Chu.
SEC. STEVEN CHU: Together we can help meet President Obama’s bold but achievable vehicle goals. We can become the first country to put one million electric vehicles on the road by 2015.