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    Stockholm has the highest percentage of clean vehicles in Europe. Not only are its City fleets well on the way to being 100% clean by 2010, but thanks to City and federal incentives the citizens of Stockholm are also going green at a fast rate, with 30,000 vehicles or 5% of all vehicles now either hybrid or using biofuels.
    By removing market barriers, the City has helped create a boom in the sales of ethanol, hybrid and biogas cars. The City’s commitment to expanding the use of biofuels has had profound effect on CO2 emissions – for example, the use of E5 has reduced more than 100,000 tons CO2 annually.

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    San Francisco is an established leader in low emission transport; it has one of the largest clean air municipal fuel fleets in the country. San Francisco’s accomplishments in the area of greening fleet vehicles include:

    • More than half of the city’s Municipal Railway (MUNI) fleet, consisting of buses and light rail, is comprised of zero-emission vehicles
    • More than 700 cleaner air vehicles (compressed natural gas, hybrid, electric)
    • More than 50 heavy duty vehicles on bio-fuel
    • 160 taxicabs are low-emission vehicles
    • Demonstration of 2 Honda FCX hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles through a lease arrangement - this vehicle technology produces no emissions other than pure water
    • 25 fire trucks and ambulances are currently running on biodiesel.
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