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After 28% Fuel Savings with Hybrid Vans, UPS Orders 200 More

NREL Evaluates UPS Hybrid-Electric Van Performance revealing more than a 28% fuel savings! The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE# National Renewable Energy Laboratory #NREL) has collected and analyzed fuel economy, maintenance and other vehicle performance data from UPS's first generation hybrid diesel step delivery vans powered by an Eaton Corp. electric hybrid propulsion system. The diesel hybrid delivery vans improved the on-road fuel economy by 28.9 percent resulting in a 15 percent improvement in total cost per mile while maintaining similar reliability and operational performance as compared to conventional vehicles.

After 28% Fuel Savings with Hybrid Vans, UPS Orders 200 More
xcel, Jan 3, 2010
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