First mail delivery van goes hybrid

June 2006
Trailer / Body Builders;Jun2006, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p16
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The article reports on the launching of the first conversion of a mail delivery van into a hybrid-electric vehicle by the U.S. Postal Service at the Boston, Massachusetts General Mail facility. A statement issued by vice-president of engineering Walter O'Tormey on the benefits of alternate-fuel technologies is presented. The estimated percentage of fuel-economy improvements expected of the conversion of the vehicle is cited.


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