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UPS Is Conducting A Vast Rolling Lab Experiment To Create The Clean Truck Of The Future

UPS is testing out more than 7,000 alternative-fuel trucks around the world in different driving conditions in an effort to figure out how best to lighten its environmental footprint -- and save money. With its global scale, the package delivery giant's bets and conclusions could be make or break for a number of promising technologies and startups.
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