“We can work together and drive positive momentum in our city,” Penske said.
Other donors include The Kresge Foundation and Platinum Equity LLC, the mayor’s office said.
The announcement was welcomed by the Detroit Fire Department and the Detroit Police Department, which both have aging vehicle fleets.
“After years of challenges with aging EMS units that rotate in and out of service, a brand new fleet of ambulances will allow us to provide a higher level of emergency services to Detroit’s citizens,” Detroit Fire Commissioner Donald Austin said in a statement.
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