We often fret over our own gas mileage and that of our neighbors' cars, but how often do we stop to think about the commercial trucking industry's impact on the environment?
FedEx Express announced in November 2008 a plan to purchase vehicles that combine Azure Dynamics' hybrid system with a Ford gasoline engine and chassis. The company now claims to be one of the first to use gasoline hybrid-electric delivery trucks for commercial use.
Peterbilt began offering four hybrid models of commercial trucks in 2008.
UPS has begun using hybrid trucks containing Eaton's energy-saving Series Hybrid Hydraulic System … Read more