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UPS Trucks: A Timeline

The evolution of the UPS truck began in 1913, when UPS acquired its first delivery car, a Model T Ford. Here's how the company's first vehicles have grown into the large delivery fleet they have today. EVOLUTION OF ups THE UPS TRUCK The company buys its first package car, the Ford® Model T. 1913 With the use of electric vehicles 1933 in Manhattan, UPS begins its tradition of exploring alternative fuels. Feeder trucks are employed to 1934 move lots of packages from one city to the next UPS meets booming demand 1956 with double trailers. The first bubble nose truck 1965 appears, the ancestor of the brown trucks you see today. The first compressed natural gas 1989 powered vehicles enter the road. UPS introduces next-generation 2003 hybrid trucks, adding to the largest fleet of alternative fuel UPS purchases Overnite 2005 vehicles in the industry. Corporation®, bringing the company's freight fleet to 6,792 vehicles. Total UPS vehicles worldwide 2010 now number over 95,000. PRESENTED BY FAST @MPANY ups WEOLOGISTICS SOURCE 100 htnilgtineline- 16gstate- 16ựthumb-1

UPS Trucks: A Timeline

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Since the first UPS truck in 1913, these trademarked vehicles have evolved tremendously. The first was a tiny Model T Ford. Since, UPS has had to go bigger to accommodate rising demand and have also e...


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