Location: Westport, CT

Tesla electric patrol car pays for itself and inspires additional investment in additional electric vehicles

Benefits

  • Each EV avoids emission of over 23 tons of CO2 per year and saves $8,763 in environmental and health costs.
  • $12,582 savings in fuel alone after four years from using electricity to power the vehicle.
  • Reduced maintenance. Regenerative braking, no oil changes, spark plugs, transmission, alternator, water pump, or catalytic converter mean less maintenance.
  • Vehicle consistently runs two consecutive patrol shifts without needing to be recharged, even in the winter.