Metro Motors Ltd.

Mainland Ford Ltd.

Closing Date

would prefer to receive Quotations on or before November 3, 2023

Revised February 23, 2024


Sunny Kaila
Manager, Procurement Services 
Finance Department
Tel:  (604) 590-7274



The City has a need for the purchase and delivery of various 2023/24/25 model vehicles (the “Goods”). The Goods are to be in good operating condition that meets or exceeds the City’s preferred technical specifications. The following Goods may include but is not limited to:

1A. 22,000 lbs. GVW Regular Cab 4x4, Cab & Chassis Configuration 84” CA;
1B. Half Ton Super Cab 4x4, 8’ Box;
1C. Half Ton Super Cab 4x2, 8’ Box;
1D. Half Ton Regular Cab 4x2, 8’ Box
1E. Half Ton Regular Cab 4x4 8’ Box Delete (bare chassis);
1F. Medium Size Crew Cab 4x4 5’ Box
1G Hybrid Crew Cab Compact Pickup Truck;
1H. Compact Crew Cab 4x4 Pickup Truck
2A. Mid Size SUV;
3A. Three Quarter Ton Van; and
3B. One Ton EV Single Rear Wheel (SRW) Van.

Where the City’s Specifications of Goods specify dual fuel engine; the Goods should have gaseous prepared engines, capable of running dual fuels (CNG and Gasoline). The Goods shall be supplied with factory approved CNG conversion and shall be warranted by the vehicle manufacturer or the dealer. Conversions which are not factory approved or carry the vehicle manufacturers warranty or dealers warranty are not acceptable. The Contractor shall provide details of the layout and configuration of the installed CNG tank. The installation of the tank shall be done in a manner as to maximize the load carrying space of the trucks. The CNG tanks shall have approximately a twenty year life. The City may at its own discretion consider trucks in either straight gasoline or diesel engine or EV options. Contractors can provide these options.

The Contractor will supply the vehicles complete as identified in the preferred technical specifications. The Contractor will act as project manager to liaise with subcontractors to provide the vehicles as requested.
Where the City’s Specifications of Goods specify a compact pickup truck or mid-size SUV h; the Goods should be (hybrid electric vehicle) and have gasoline engines with an eCVT transmission The compact pickup truck is to be FWD.

The Goods are to have a standard road package that meets all legal requirements for operation on public roadways, including the BC Motor Vehicle Act, the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Act, Work Safe BC Regulations, and to be built in accordance with SAE standards. The Goods shall be delivered with a current Commercial Vehicle inspection certificate.

Brochures or additional specifications may be attached as supplemental information.

Contractors may submit a Quotation on all or on only a portion of the Goods listed.


If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFQ, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at and the City Website at (collectively, the “Websites”), and upon posting, any addenda will form part of this RFQ. It is the responsibility of Contractors to check the Websites for addenda. The only way this RFQ may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum. No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFQ or may be relied upon by any Contractor. By delivery of a Quotation, the Contractor is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFQ, including any and all addenda.

All inquiries related to this RFQ should be directed in writing to