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Polaris GEM®- The Sustainable Solution.

The Polaris GEM is an environmentally friendly, cost effective, and street legal alternative to gas powered trucks and vans. Own a vehicle that improves your bottom line and our planet.

Environmentally Friendly

GEM vehicles are all-electric, which means zero emissions and a smaller carbon footprint for your application.  Simply plug in to any standard 110V outlet to recharge offering a greener, cleaner way to work.

$0.03 / Mile* Cost of Operation

Work more efficiently.  GEM offers similar capabilities to a full-sized truck or van while reducing maintenance and eliminating fuel costs.

*Based on average price of electricity in US

Smarter Investment

Save up to $26,500 (US) per vehicle AND 3,175 kg (7,000 lbs) of carbon over seven years with GEM.*

* Assumes 19,312 km (12,000 miles) per year

 Reduce Vehicle Costs with GEM.   See how much your business can save.
Working Towards a Sustainable Future

Electric vehicles are both better for the environment and save money on the bottom line. GEM delivers signifcantly lower costs of operation than gas-powered vehicles.

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)

GEM is a member of AASHE, a non-profit organization that drives sustainability initiatives in colleges & universities. 

Leading the Trend

Organziations are starting to see the cost saving benefits of electric vehicles. Read more about how sustainability can impact your business.

Lower Cost of Ownership

Compare GEM® e6®* Gas-Powered Van** GEM® eL XD* Gas-Powered Truck**
Compare Vehicle Cost GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $20,469 Gas-Powered Van** $31,446 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $15,944 Gas-Powered Truck** $27,327
Compare Tax/Title/Registration*** GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $315 Gas-Powered Van** $2,459 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $315 Gas-Powered Truck** $2,323
Compare Insurance GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $1,350 Gas-Powered Van** $5,493 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $1,350 Gas-Powered Truck** $5,369
Compare Electricity GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $536 Gas-Powered Van** $0 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $536 Gas-Powered Truck** $0
Compare Fuel GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $0 Gas-Powered Van** $4,381 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $0 Gas-Powered Truck** $2,677
Compare Maintenance**** GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $0 Gas-Powered Van** $883 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $0 Gas-Powered Truck** $947
Compare Total Expenses GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $22,670 Gas-Powered Van** $44,662 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $18,145 Gas-Powered Truck** $38,643
Compare Residual GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* ($8,188) Gas-Powered Van** ($14,859) GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* ($6,378) Gas-Powered Truck** ($12,817)
Compare 3 Year Cost to Own GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $14,482 Gas-Powered Van** $29,803 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $11,767 Gas-Powered Truck** $22,955
Compare 3 Year Cost of Ownership $/mile GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $0.77 Gas-Powered Van** $1.59 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $0.63 Gas-Powered Truck** $1.22
Compare 3 Year Cost of Ownership minus Vehicle Depreciation $/mile GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $0.12 Gas-Powered Van** $0.70 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $0.12 Gas-Powered Truck** $0.60
Compare 3 Year Cost of Operation (electricity/fuel + maintenance) $/mile GEM<sup>®</sup> e6<sup>&reg;</sup>* $0.03 Gas-Powered Van** $0.28 GEM<sup>®</sup> eL XD* $.03 Gas-Powered Truck** $0.19
*Estimated cost of ownership based on a GEM e6 base model vehicle with maintenance free distance batteries, hard doors, trunk, power steering, audio, heat, and defrost over a seven-year period, driving 12,000 miles per year.  Electricity cost based on average energy price of electricity (per kWh) in United States.  Average costs based on independent research.
       
**Estimated cost of ownership based on Standard Size Van (i.e., Ford Transit Connect) used over a seven-year period, driving 12,000 miles per year.  Average cost based on independent research.

***Estimated cost of ownership based on a GEM eL XD base model vehicle with maintenance free distance batteries, hard doors, box sides, power steering, audio, heat, and defrost over a seven-year period, driving 12,000 miles per year.  Electricity cost based on average energy price of electricity (per kWh) in United States.  Average costs based on independent research.

****Estimated cost of ownership based on Standard Size Truck (i.e., Ford F150) used over a seven-year period, driving 12,000 miles per year.  Average cost based on independent research.

*****Sales tax rates vary by state.  Consult local dealer for details.

******Average cost based on manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule.

 

All dollar amounts shown are in US dollars.

''When you think of going more green, I think what GEM did was took the golf cart to the next level. "

- Sheryl, Assistant Director of Transportation and Parking