Apr 10, 2009

When Col. Richard P. Flatau Jr. checked in to Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune as the new base commanding officer, Headquarters Marine Corps leased this 2008 E85 flex-fueled Ford Escape Hybrid to be tested at a Marine Corps installation. This hybrid vehicle was part a Pilot Program of 20 vehicles to reinforce the role of FFV/Hybrid development in minimizing the reliance on imported foreign fuel. Col. Flatau was eager to receive the vehicle and set the example with having a hybrid as his government transportation.

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