TITLE

Postal Service Gets Electrified

AUTHOR(S)
Dooley, Erin E.
PUB. DATE
September 2001
SOURCE
Environmental Health Perspectives;Sep2001, Vol. 109 Issue 9, pA 419
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Quiet, clean, ultramodern vans are making their way into California neighborhoods as part of the U.S. Postal Service's efforts to make its 200,000-vehicle fleet as environmentally beneficial and cost-effective as possible. Five hundred battery-powered electric vans, developed by Ford Motor Co., have been purchased. Aside from their low-noise and zero-emission benefits, the vans require less maintenance and are cheaper to run than comparable gasoline-powered vehicles.
ACCESSION #
9986022

 

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