SACRAMENTO, CA – Twenty FedEx Corp. hybrid diesel-electric E700 delivery trucks will go into service in four U.S. cities during 2004. The first two hit the road here March 30 at a media event attended by California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and other officials. Hybrid powertrain is expected to yield fuel savings of 33%. FedEx plans higher volume use of the vehicles once it gains real-world experience from the field trials. Preliminary testing of the hybrid system over the past ...

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