FedEx Express Adding 75 Hybrid Diesel-Electric Trucks

Go FedEx. Can-do investment like this makes real TreeHuggers think about who's going to be a preferred service provider. From the release: "The FedEx E700 hybrid electric vehicle decreases particulate emissions by 96% and travels 57% farther on a gallon of fuel than a conventional FedEx truck, reducing fuel costs by more than one third"..."Cleveland OH-based Eaton Corp produced the hybrid electric powertrain for the vehicle".
Based on recent lab testing at the Southwest Research Institute, particulate matter emitted was reduced 96%, nitrogen oxide 65%.