FedEx Orders 1,000 Electric Vehicles

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The electric delivery vans will save two thousand gallons of fuel while avoiding 20 tons of emissions per vehicle each year. (Photo: FedEx)

Delivery trucks to be operated by FedEx Express in California.

A total of 1,000 medium-duty electric panel vans by Chanje Energy will be operated by FedEx Express in the U.S. The fleet is expected to be deployed throughout California over the next two years.

The Chanje all-electric delivery van can haul up to 2,700 kgs (6,000 lbs), offers 675 cubic feet of cargo room, and boasts a range of 240 km (150 mile) range on a single charge. 

“FedEx continually seeks new ways to maximize operational efficiency, minimize impacts and find innovative solutions through the company’s Reduce, Replace, Revolutionize approach to sustainability,” said Mitch Jackson, FedEx Chief Sustainability Officer.  “Our investment in these vehicles is part of our commitment to that approach of serving our customers and connecting the world responsibly and resourcefully.”

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