UPS IS GOING GREEN
UPS, the venerable delivery company, is investing to convert their brown delivery trucks into green ones. Alternative fuel systems are a priority for the company in order to reduce emissions gasses into the environment.
Currently, UPS is testing the use of all electric vehicles (EV) to make their delivery rounds. Unfortunately, for the moment, you can only see UPS EVs in London and Paris.
The English company Arrival, a manufacturer of commercial vehicles, has been testing EV prototypes with UPS since 2016 and currently has supplying 35 of their all electric trucks to UPS along with developing energy storage batteries at U.K. sites for more effective charging.
The trucks have a fully electric powertrain and advanced
In the US, specifically first in Sacramento, California and later on the rest of the state, UPS is testing its extended range fuel cell delivery trucks in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy to retrofit their trucks with