FedEx and United Parcel Service so far have had good success with the adoption of advanced hybrid-electric vehicle (HEV) technology for demonstration fleets, but high lifetime operating costs mean large-scale adoption of HEV technology for package delivery trucks isn’t yet a slam dunk. FedEx HEV delivery truck. Although the companies’ burgeoning HEV delivery-truck fleets make it appear HEV technology is beginning to mature to a level that volume use might reduce lifetime-of-vehicle ...

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