Wegmans Converting to New Fuel-Efficient Trucks

Wegmans Food Markets said yesterday that it is just starting to receive the first of 101 fuel-efficient trucks that will make up 60% of its next-generation truck fleet.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Wegmans Food Markets here said yesterday that it is just starting to receive the first of 101 fuel-efficient trucks that will make up 60% of its next-generation truck fleet. The new trucks will use a 15-liter ISX 500-horsepower diesel engine from Cummins, Jamestown, N.Y., that will reduce emissions by 90% compared with the engine used in the last generation of trucks. In addition, the 71-store chain plans to cut fuel consumption with the new fleet by 92,000 gallons annually.

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