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Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Modern solutions, long-lasting quality.

Model 1 Commercial Vehicles works with the foremost bus manufacturers to bring you the latest selection of alternative fuel transportation solutions. Whether you’re looking to reduce gas consumption costs or adhere to strict marketplace environmental standards, Model 1 is the industry partner for quality alternative fuel vehicles. Plus, many of our low fuel emissions and zero fuel emissions units qualify to receive federal funding, making alternative fuel a financially viable option for your fleet.

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Our Offerings

We’re committed to helping you find the perfect solution for your fleet. Browse our most common alternative fuel vehicles below to get a better idea of what might be in store for your future fleet. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, contact us for a more specific vehicle solution.


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Electric School Buses

Future-proof your fleet by making the switch to electric. Browse from our all-electric, zero-emission buses below.


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Electric Shuttle Buses

Browse from our large inventory of exclusive, top-tier electric shuttle options for commercial and transit fleets.


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CNG vehicles

Compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles use readily available clean-burning natural gas as a fuel source. Find the highest-quality CNG transportation solutions for your industry below.


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GEM cars

Street-legal with speed limits of up to 35 mph. Our GEM selection achieves up to a 30-mile range on a single charge.


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Propane vehicles

A widely used and readily available alternative fuel, propane can lower operating costs and emissions without losing horsepower, torque, or towing capacity.


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Key Considerations

We understand that, like any big decision, choosing the right vehicles for your fleet takes time and consideration. That’s why our team of experts are available to lend a helping hand. From our experience in the industry, here are the main factors we consider when recommending vehicles for your fleet:

  • Availability and accessibility of charging: Do you have the equipment you need to charge your fleet?
  • Battery range: Are you able to charge regularly and between routes?
  • Government Incentives: Can you take advantage of tax incentives when purchasing electric vehicles?
  • Cost: Compare the vehicle cost with fuel savings and tax incentives.
  • Standard considerations: Capacity, accessibility, safety and technology features.


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Meet your Model 1 Experts

Looking for additional information for your fleet? Schedule a consultation with your Model 1 experts for professional insights on the best vehicles for your business. Fill out the form to get started.