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Verizon Purchases 576 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrids

by Joe on June 5, 2010

Verizon Purchases 576 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrids

Verizon has purchased a total of 576 Chevrolet Silverado hybrid pickup trucks to add to its service vehicle fleet. These cars will be used by Verizon technicians for service calls in urban areas around the country. The Silverado’s two-mode hybrid system blends an internal combustion engine with battery-powered electric motors to offer customers the advanced technology needed to reduce emissions and fuel consumption. It is a full-size, fully-capable, V8-powered truck that delivers up to a 40 percent improvement in city fuel economy. The Silverado retails for at $38,340 each. [Autoblog Green]