UPS to add 6 new CNG stations, hundreds of vehicles

UPS will invest $90 million in the expansion and development of its CNG, LNG truck fleet and fuelling stations.

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Transport experts UPS has announced plans to build an additional six CNG fuelling stations and add 390 new CNG tractors and terminal trucks and 50 LNG vehicles to its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. The company will invest more than $90 million for this operation.

“With more than 4,400 natural gas vehicles and a network of fueling stations, UPS has had great results using natural gas as an alternative fuel in our fleet,” said Mark Wallace, UPS senior vice president global engineering and sustainability.

In 2016, the company used more than 61 million gallons of natural gas in their ground fleet, which included 4.6 million gallons of renewable natural gas, according to a press release.

The six new CNG stations will be built in Ontario, Calif.; Orlando, Fla.; Salina, Kan.; Louisville, Ky.; Greensboro, N.C; and Vancouver, B.C.

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