FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. and the world’s largest express transportation company, is expanding its fleet of fuel efficient vehicles.
This summer, FedEx Express will:
- place 24 new all-electric vehicles into service, adding three new cities and more than doubling its fleet to 43 all-electric vehicles while growing the diversity of suppliers it uses for electric vehicles,
- add more hybrid-electrics,
- pilot composite vehicles made from recycled rubber material, resin, fiberglass and poly core and
- upgrade more than a tenth of its conventional vehicle fleet to more energy-efficient vehicles.
The 24 new all-electric vehicles will be analyzed to further our understanding of all-electric technology and its demands on the energy grid. For example: (more…)