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September 04, 2019 | CNN
UPS is introducing a fleet of custom-built hybrid electric trucks with batteries that can last 300% longer than a typical electric truck battery.
The company's new line of extended-range electric vehicles can automatically switch modes between fully electric and a hybrid of diesel and electric. The technology can automatically switch to fully electric. A new "Range Extender" option uses a "significantly smaller and efficient diesel engine to recharge the battery" so they can return to UPS depots.