One Fleet's Journey to EVs, Part 1

April 19, 2024
UPDATED: Learn how Manatee County, Florida integrates electric pickups.

Manatee County, Florida, a five-time Construction Equipment and AEMP Fleet Masters winner, has begun its EV journey with Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickups. 

In this series, senior editor Frank Raczon explores the county's electric acquisitions, applications, measurement, maintenance, and more, with fleet manager Matt Case, CEM.

Read also: Manatee County Wins With Planning

Part 1 talks about acquisition, acceptance, and the county's method for tracking performance. 

NEW: In Part 2 (below), will the county order more electric pickups? What about the Tesla Cybertruck? Case also talks about what the public thinks.