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FedEx Express Hybrid Trucks Deployed in Denver

February 26, 2007

DENVER – FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp., introduced four hybrid-electric medium-duty trucks into service in the Denver metropolitan area. Sen. Ken Salazar joined FedEx to unveil the vehicles at a press conference at a FedEx Express facility in downtown Denver.The FedEx Express hybrid, developed in cooperation with Environmental Defense and Eaton Corp., will deliver cleaner and healthier air and reduce climate change impacts. The new vehicle:

  • Decreases soot by 96 percent and smog causing emissions by 65 percent.
  • Travels 57-percent farther on a gallon of fuel, reducing fuel costs by more than a third.
  • Operates and performs like a conventional FedEx Express medium-duty vehicle.

    The introduction of the FedEx Express hybrid vehicles is part of an alliance that began in 2000 between FedEx and Environmental Defense to create the next generation of cleaner, more fuel-efficient delivery trucks. FedEx became the first company to begin converting its medium-duty truck fleet to hybrid vehicles for commercial use. Including Denver, FedEx operates a total 93 hybrid vehicles in cities such as New York, Tampa, Sacramento, and Washington, D.C.

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