Fleet Name: Metro Nashville EV Car Share Program
Program Name: SOCKET
Vehicles: 13 Nissan LEAFs (2,2013; 1, 2014; 10, 2017)
Domicile site: Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee
Fleet purpose: The electric vehicles are available for Metro Nashville employees to check out for short trips in the Nashville area.
Alternative fuel or technology: Electric
When started: The Metro Nashville EV Car Share Program was first initiated in 2013 with only 3 Nissan LEAFs.
Leadership: Laurel Creech, Assistant Director, Division of Sustainability, Metro Nashville Department of General Services
Vision: Socket is an educational Outreach Program about sustainability for employers and the general public through Metro Nashville’s Department of General Services Division of Sustainability. The Socket program also aims to reduce energy, waste, carbon, and green house gas emissions and shape the city of Nashville into a sustainable city. The Metro Nashville Car share program has promoted the Socket programs purpose by reducing 7960kg CO2 emissions and saving $5,411 in the past 11 months.