El Segundo, Calif. -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market has added 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles to its distribution fleet as part of a partnership with Ryder System. The new vehicles produce 20% to 30% less emissions than comparable diesel vehicles and are part of the company’s ongoing efforts to reduce emissions.
“By incorporating natural gas vehicles into our fleet, we are helping to reduce emissions even further,” said Fresh & Easy CEO Tim Mason. “When we can also reduce our operating costs through more efficient transportation technologies like natural gas and pass those savings on to our customers.”
Fresh & Easy already has introduced trailers that include a hybrid refrigeration vector unit which minimizes the amount of fuel used to safely cool and transport store products. The trailers also include an automat