UPS Purchases 130 Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Sep 30, 2010 4:45 PM ET
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UPS today announced the purchase of 130 next generation hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) to add to its growing alternative-fuel vehicle (AFV) fleet.

Press Release

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Atlanta, GA - September 30, 2010 - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today announced the purchase of 130 next generation hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) to add to its growing alternative-fuel vehicle (AFV) fleet.

The 130 hybrids all will be deployed next year, with 30 going to New York and New Jersey and 100 to California. UPS estimates these vehicles will save 66,085 gallons of fuel and 671 metric tonnes of CO2 annually, representing a 35 percent improvement in fuel economy. That's the equivalent of 128 passenger cars being taken off the road.

 

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