MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The state of Minnesota has made some green additions to its vehicle fleet.
The Minnesota Department of Administration announced Thursday that it’s added 22 all-electric Chevy Volts to its ranks.READ MORE: Minnesota Bishop Michael Hoeppner Resigns After Vatican Probe Into Cover-Up
Lt. Gov. Tina Smith says the additions are good for both the environment and taxpayers, as thousands of dollars in fuel costs will be saved each year.READ MORE: 40 Arrested In The Twin Cities After 2nd Night Of Daunte Wright Protests
The Volts will be of service to the departments of health, education, pollution control, and transportation.MORE NEWS: Daunte Wright Killing: How Does An Officer Confuse Their Taser For A Gun?
The all-electric vehicles can travel 238 miles on a single charge – that’s about the distance from Rochester to Duluth.