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July 25, 2009

Hybrid Vehicles On A Hill – The Offensive Continues

“The one great element in continuing the success of an offensive is maintaining the momentum” – General George C. Marshall

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July 22, 2009

Seeing America Through the Windshield of a Hybrid Delivery Truck: A Road Trip

There are only a handful of things that are as American as a good ol’ road trip.  Clark Griswold made family road trips famously funny. My dad made road trips famously copasetic. Clark had the station wagon, my dad had a Dodge Caravan.This summer I get my own unique travel vehicle: a FedEx retro-fitted hybrid delivery truck.  In total, 92 trucks were retro-fitted in Charlotte, NC by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) and Eaton Corporation will move across the U.S. to San Francisco and Los Angeles along Interstate 40. 

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April 6, 2009

News Item: FedEx Express and Iveco Present First Test Results For Hybrid-Electric Vans

In a press conference held today in Milan Italy, FedEx Express and Iveco provided detailed results from the six month test of the 10 vehicles designed by Iveco.  The fuel-efficient vehicles were deployed in Milan and Turin, Italy.  The FedEx Express/Inveco trial was discussed earlier on the FedEx Citizenship blog by John Formisano, VP Global Vehicles. 

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December 3, 2008

My Two-Cents on Energy Reform

There’s been lots of discussion recently about energy reform and America’s need to reduce its dependence on foreign oil.  Given the gravity of this issue, I truly believe the outcome of this national conversation will be a defining moment in American history. To me, the solution to U.S. energy independence consists of three fundamental pillars.

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