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Radnor, Pa., Police to Get First Electric Patrol Trucks

Radnor Police Department will soon be getting two electric Ford F-150 Lightning trucks. The two vehicles will cost $54,471 each, with emergency vehicle up-fitting expected to cost $36,850 each.

A row of Ford F-150 Lightning trucks on a dealer's lot.
(TNS) — Radnor police will soon be getting electric police cars.

As part of the Radnor Board of Commissioners Consent agenda, the board approved the purchase of two electric vehicles that the police department will use.

Under the approval, the police department will purchase two F-150 Lightning SuperCrew Cab all-electric vehicles.

The two vehicles will cost $54,471 each, for a total of $108,942. The emergency vehicle up-fitting is expected to cost an estimated $36,850, for a total of $145,792.

According to the resolution passed by the commissioners, the electric vehicles are being funded with a state Local Share Account Grant.

There was limited discussion of the proposal by the commissioners, other than some expressing support for it.

"I'm super excited about the electric vehicles," Commissioner Jack Larkin said.

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