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GLRPPR Sector Resource: UPS "Green Fleet" Expands with 50 Hybrid Electric Vehicles

UPS "Green Fleet" Expands with 50 Hybrid Electric Vehicles

UPS (NYSE:UPS) has announced its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles - already the industry's largest - had expanded with the deployment of 50 next-generation hybrid electric delivery trucks. The 50 hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) will operate in Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Phoenix. These new trucks join roughly 20,000 low-emission and alternative-fuel vehicles already in use. The 50 new HEV package cars are expected to reduce fuel consumption by roughly 44,000 gallons over the course of a year compared to an equivalent number of traditional diesel trucks. The hybrids also should reduce by 457 metric tons the amount of CO2 gases released annually into the atmosphere.


United Parcel Service of America, Inc.

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May 22, 2007

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