Going for the Cycle: Germany's Cargo Cruiser

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Going for the Cycle: Germany's Cargo Cruiser

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Check out the electrically powered delivery cycle UPS is testing in #Germany. UPS Cargo Cruiser: http://bit.ly/P9D1g4 #susty #logistics

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 2:15pm


Downtown Dortmund has new wheels in its neighborhood. UPS Germany is conducting a pilot test of its electrically assisted cycle, known as the Cargo Cruiser. The trial will help determine if this alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) is an ecologically and economically viable choice for deliveries to urban areas.

Dortmund’s narrow streets offer very few parking or stopping possibilities for larger motor vehicles. Not only does the Cargo Cruiser help with deliveries in this confined cityscape, it also reduces emissions, noise pollution and traffic congestion.

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