UPS Plans for 800-plus LNG trucks

UPS says it expects to have the most extensive private liquefied natural gas fleet in the U.S. by end of 2014. The package delivery/logistics powerhouse has confirmed plans to purchase approximately 700 additional LNG vehicles and to invest $18 million to build fueling stations in Knoxville, Nashville and Memphis, Tenn., and in Dallas, Texas.

UPS will have LNG fueling operations across ten states.

The new information adds to an announcement this week by Pivotal LNG that it would help supply UPS in Tennessee, and to Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program support for the purchase of approximately 130 Kenworth trucks there (F&F, April 23).
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