Thursday, April 29, 2010

Thursday Linkage: FedEx Goes Electric

FedEx is going green by testing four all-electric, zero emission delivery vans in the Los Angeles area next month. Frederick W. Smith, Chairman, President and CEO of FedEx, took the vehicle to Capitol Hill to show Congress the potential for converting corporate fleets to clean energy.

"There is truly only one way to end our nation's dangerous dependence on petroleum, and that is by ending oil's chokehold on our transportation system," Smith testified.

FedEx CEO Smith Testifies on Energy Security, Electrification (PR Newswire)

FedEx all-electric tour website

Video of the FedEx electric delivery truck:

More linkage:

Al Gore: Denialists in Denial (Huffington Post)

Gov't OKs 1st US offshore wind farm, off Mass. (Huffington Post)

L.A. still smoggiest city in America (The Source)

Air pollution: O.C. gets ‘Fs’; L.A. worst (Orange County Register)

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