The main objectives were:
• To implement the green procurement principle in practice by renting hybrid personal vehicles for the city’s fleets;
• To lower fuel consumption;
• To improve air quality by lowering emissions;
• To promote the use of hybrid vehicles in the public and private sector by giving good examples and raise their acceptance;
• To help extend a market for hybrid vehicles;
• To improve the acceptance of hybrid vehicles and check the impact on public procurement activities.