Gallery: Brown Goes Green: UPS Purchases 100 EV Delivery Trucks for Its...

 

UPS has just purchased 100 electric delivery vehicles from EV provider Electric Vehicles International in Stockton, California, for the company’s California fleet. The decision makes UPS’s California fleet of delivery trucks its largest EV fleet and it will replace 126,000 gallons of diesel fuel used every year by UPS trucks with green electric power. The trucks will have a 90-mile range and presumably will use DC quick chargers to juice up on the go.

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  1. msyin August 30, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    It would be great if anyone could find out how much money they saved already by the conversions they have already done to their fleet and how fast they will recoup their investment into hybrid and EV vehicles. What if anything is DHL doing, we always seem to hear about UPS and sometimes FEDEX but never anyone else. They can’t be still using just gas vehicles in their fleet today, or have they begun to change over? Maybe the post office should think about changing their vehicles over as well, though they are downsizing like crazy across the country.

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