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UPS Places Largest Order for “Green” Trucks Ever with Daimler

Muamer Hodzic May 14, 2008

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The largest order of alternative-fuel and drive-train commercial vehicles to-date was placed with DTNA’s Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation today by UPS. The order, consisting of 200 hybrid electric vehicles and 300 compressed natural gas vehicles.

These environmental friendly vehicles will be used by UPS for daily delivery operations across the United States and will function in alongside their current fleet of conventional diesel powertrain vehicles.

The hybrid-electric power train, combined with a diesel engine and electric motor, drive the FCCC chassis to achieve an over 40% improvement in fuel economy and an over 90% reduction in emissions compared to baseline non-hybrid vehicles.

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