NEW YORK CITY – The New York Times will receive the first medium-duty plug-in hybrid vehicle on the East Coast as part of a commercial fleet performance demonstration and technology evaluation process, according to the Web site www.envirnomentalleader.com. The van, a Dodge Sprinter plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, will be housed at the papers printing plant in Queens and will be used to transport newspapers to the Times’ headquarters in Manhattan, as well as to different locations in the area. The hybrid was made available by a partnership between DaimlerChrysler, the New York Power Authority, Electric Power Research Institute, and Con Edison.

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