UPS Reveals Hydraulic Hybrid, Still Colored Fecal Brown

UPS has announced its purchase of seven hydraulic hybrid vehicles, making them the first package delivery company to employ the unique new hybrids. Unlike a gas/electric hybrid that uses a conventional driveline augmented by an electric motor, the hydraulic hybrid actually does away with the driveline entirely.… » 10/29/08 9:30am 10/29/08 9:30am

UPS Truck Turns Over A Million Miles In 22 Years

The odometer on Bret Boyd's big brown 1987 GMC rolled over to show all zeros recently. It was just another routine day in the same vehicle he's been behind the wheel of for his 22 years — as a UPS driver in East Texas. During that time the truck has reportedly gone through at least three engines and been repainted the… » 9/05/08 3:00pm 9/05/08 3:00pm

UPS Hearts Greenwashing, Adds CNG Trucks to Alt-Fuel Fleet

In a courageous example of marketing, UPS has distributed another 167 compressed natural gas vehicles to its fleets in Texas, Georgia, and California. This brings the total number of CNG vehicles deployed to around 950, and the total green fleet number to 1692 in their army of over 88,000 ground vehicles. While… » 4/04/08 10:40am 4/04/08 10:40am