FedEx Orders First 1,900 Sprinter Vans
Federal Express has ordered the first 1,900 units of the Sprinter van for the U.S. market. DaimlerChrysler Vans LLC delivered the first Sprinter units to Federal Express in June 2001. DaimlerChrysler Vans LLC in December 2001 announced the start of distribution for the commercial van Sprinter in the United States. The new Class 2 and 3 light commercial vehicle Sprinter, designed and powered by Mercedes-Benz, will be marketed under the Freightliner brand in the United States.