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UPS Deliveries Are Going Green With Innovative Electric Trucks

By Koty Neelis

Your next UPS delivery might arrive in a vehicle that looks like something out of a futuristic movie. Through multiple partnerships with EV startups, the company has unveiled a new line of electric trucks that are just as sleek as they are sustainable. Like all electric vehicles, they have zero emissions.

Vehicle manufacturer Arrival created the smart grid and the battery infrastructure inside each of the 35 lightweight electric trucks. Offering a longer range than standard delivery trucks, the new eco-friendly delivery vehicles have the capacity to reach around 150 miles on a single charge. 

Carlton Rose, President of global fleet maintenance and engineering for UPS, commented on the announcement: