MPS fleet - Stop-start technology

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-05-22
Session date: 
May 22, 2013
Reference: 
2013/1295
Question By: 
Stephen Knight
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

A constituent has asked whether new vehicles added to the Metropolitan Police Service fleet could include stop-start technology, which automatically shuts down and restarts engines to reduce the amount of time spent idling, thereby reducing both fuel consumption and vehicle emissions?

Answer

Answer for MPS fleet - Stop-start technology

Answer for MPS fleet - Stop-start technology

Answered By: 
The Mayor

MOPAC/MPS currently own a number of vehicles that include stop-start technology, and will consider cars that have this technology as part of any future procurement process.