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    DC SHOW: Nissan e-NV200 electric van will start FedEx testing in DC

    The electric van test program that Nissan and FedEx announced today at the Washington Auto Show isn't really all that new. After all, FedEx is already testing the all-electric e-NV200 in Singapore, Japan and Germany. The news today is that FedEx will be one of the first companies to test the EV ...

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    Official: Nissan expands NV200 electric van tests in Singapore

    Nissan is conducting field tests with FedEx in Singapore for its all-electric NV200 commercial van. The road test for what Nissan now calls the "e-NV200" is part of a comprehensive field test program that was started up by Nissan and FedEx at the Hannover Motor Show in Germany last ...

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    Official: Nissan FedEx e-NV200 electric concept van delivers in Germany

    It looks like Nissan made a special delivery at the Commercial Vehicle International Motor Show in Hanover, Germany, this week: a special concept version of the battery-electric e-NV200 panel van that it's been testing with FedEx since late last year. The Japanese automaker, whose EV e-NV200 has ...

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    Official: FedEx expands Nissan e-van testing to Yokohama

    FedEx will expand testing of the all-electric Nissan e-NV200 utility van to Japan's Yokohama region this month. The delivery company will test the Nissan for about a month. Nissan's already tested the EV in Japan with AEON Retail Co. The agreement marks a continuation of the road-testing ...

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    Official: FedEx getting Amp'd delivery truck, could be first of 9,000

    FedEx has been quite serious about adding electric vehicles to its fleet, saying in 2011 that it would more than double its number EV vehicles. Of course, all that meant was going from 19 to an expected 43, but it's the start of removing some tailpipes. Plus, with overall big green vehicle ...

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    Official: FedEX to trial the Nissan NV200 EV prototype in London

    The trial of Nissan's NV200 EV prototype by Japan Post last summer must have had some amount of success as the all-electric van is now poised to take on the streets of London, England. This time around, it will be rocking the colors of the courier FedEx as it begins a two-month stint of package ...

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    FedEx to double the size of its electric vehicle fleet

    With a whopping 19 electric vehicles, FedEx's battery-powered fleet isn't all that big. But, with FedEx Express adding more than 4,000 fuel-efficient vehicles within the next two months – including 24 of the electric-only variety – the package delivery company's fleet of electrics ...

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    Azure Dynamics logs 27 additional Ford Transit Connect Electric orders

    Azure Dynamics has logged 27 additional Ford Transit Connect Electric sales, including a five-unit sale to returning customer FedEx, a four-unit order from the City of Toronto, a three unit purchase made by DTE Energy and a 15-unit order from various Ford commercial truck dealers. At FedEx, ...

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    FedEx outfits 35 battery-powered forklifts with hydrogen fuel cells

    FedEx freight in Springfield, IL has decided that battery-powered forklifts simply aren't up to the task of hauling packages around its extensive facility. Apparently, those electric forklifts required, "an eight-hour charge followed by an eight-hour cooling-off period." After charging and ...

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    Electric vehicles supporters testify on Promoting Electric Vehicles Act of 2010

    Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources heard testimony on expanding the presence of electric cars in America. In short, the hearing gave plug-in vehicle supporters a chance to tell lawmakers what they think of this new breed of vehicles. There was a lot said in favor of ...

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    FedEx adds 4 more BEVs to its already green delivery fleet

    Two of the largest parcel delivery fleets in the U.S. have been competing neck and neck in a race to become the greenest in the land. Both Federal Express (FedEx) and United Parcel Service (UPS) have delved into alternative energy vehicles for daily delivery use. In the latest skirmish to become ...

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    Azure Dynamics gets FedEx order for 51 hybrid vans

    Things are looking up for Azure Dynamics these days. After inking a deal to help Ford with the development and production of the Transit Connect BEV next year, the company has a new order for its hybrid delivery vans. FedEx has signed up to take on another 51 of the vans based on Ford's E450 ...

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    Fedex expands hybrid fleet, converts 92 older delivery trucks

    Fedex has been on the leading edge of testing and deploying various alternative fuel delivery trucks for several years and has now expanded its fleet of hybrid delivery vans by 50 percent. This time, instead of buying new hybrid vehicles, it has retrofitted 92 older vehicles with new powertrains. ...

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    Fed-Ex adding small electric vehicles to Paris fleet

    It seems those Urban-Cabs we told you about last year aren't just handy for hauling tourists about "La Ville-Lumière." Apparently, once they are adorned with the famous FedEx logo, they transform into highly productive delivery machines. The global logistics giant has been testing two of the ...

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    Iveco announces results of Fedex hybrid van test program

    Iveco and Fedex have now completed the first six months of a field test program with a fleet of diesel hybrid delivery vans and the results are good. The group of ten vans supplied by Iveco have covered an average of 4,900 miles each over the initial test period in Milan and Turin, Italy. The ...

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    FedEx Express will use Modec electric vans in London, sticks with hybrids in US

    FedEx Express will start using ten Modec all-electric trucks in its UK fleet. If your packages happen to be delivered by these zero-tailpipe-emission vehicles, you won't mistake the truck (above) for an older, dirtier van. Just look at that sloped windshield. This model, which FedEx will use the ...

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    FedEx adds 10 new diesel hybrid vans to test fleet

    FedEx has already managed to rack up over two million miles in its fleet of hybrid delivery vehicles, and will now be further padding that number thanks to ten additional diesel hybrid vans from Iveco for use in Europe. The vans officially began their duty in Milan and Turin, Italy on July 10th. ...

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    FedEx puts 2 million miles on hybrid trucks, adds 75 more

    Click on the image to view in high-resAccording to FedEx, its hybrid delivery vehicles have saved approximately 83,000 gallons of fuel and eliminated 950 tons of greenhouse gas emissions while racking up an impressive 2 million miles overall. Because of this success, the global delivery giant will ...

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    Fedex to develop and test hydraulic series hybrid delivery van

    Fedex Ground is teaming up with hydraulic component manufacturer Parker Hannifin to develop and field test a hydraulic hybrid delivery van. The van will use a series hybrid layout similar to one developed by FEV that is being tested by UPS. The internal combustion engine will drive a hydraulic pump ...

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    FedEx to use electric-diesel hybrid vans

    FedEx, the worlds largest express transportation company, plans to introduce 10 diesel-electric hybrid delivery vans to its European fleet. These 10 hybrids are the first for FedEx in Europe and will bring the worldwide total for FedEx hybrids to more than 100. FedEX has 95 hybrids in the US, ...


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