Oak Park, Michigan – Canada Post has ordered five hybrid delivery trucks that will serve at facilities across Canada and are part of the corporation’s stated effort to replace 3,000 aged vehicles over the next five years.

The Balance Hybrid Electric trucks, produced by Azure Dynamics using Ford vehicles, will be delivered in the first quarter of 2010. Canada Post uses more than 7,000 vehicles in its national fleet.

“Canada Post believes it is important to continue to explorer greener avenues by investing in technology that reduces carbon emissions and lowers our overall environmental footprint,” said Steve Clark, national director of fleet management. “The addition to our fleet is a testament to Canada Post’s commitment to environmental sustainability.”

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