In the coming months further Daimler hybrid vehicles will be integrated into the DHL fleet. Daimler and Deutsche Post anticipate that the two 7.5 ton vehicles, which run on hybrid diesel-electric engines, will use up to 20 percent less fuel than conventional gasoline or diesel vehicles and will also lead to a reduction in each vehicle’s CO2 emissions.
Deutsche Post Group Gets First Mercedes Atego & Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid Trucks
In a promising move, Deutsche Post World Net has received the first set of Mercedes-Benz Atego BlueTec Hybrid and a Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Eco Hybrid trucks. The go-ahead for the largest fleet test in the company’s history was given on January 29, 2008 during the World Mobility Forum in
. The trial will initially include DHL Express operations in the Stuttgart UK as well as mail transport in . Germany