DHL, the world�s leading express delivery and logistics company, has launched its �Green Logistics� environmental initiative in Japan. In the first phase of the program, DHL Japan will use a combination of emissions-saving equipment. This program includes the use of a fuel-cell car, a hybrid truck and bicycles in its collection and delivery services, primarily in Tokyo.

DHL Japan will use the �F-Cell� car from DaimlerChrysler AG (DCAG), and the �Canter Eco-Hybrid� hybrid truck from Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation (Mitsubishi Fuso), part of DaimlerChrysler�s Truck Group. The F-Cell, the world�s first mass-produced fuel-cell car, is modeled on the Mercedes-Benz �A� Class and fueled by compressed hydrogen. DHL Japan will test the F-Cell under actual working conditions, using it to collect and deliver documents in downtown Tokyo. Data from the tests will be reported to DCAG.

Mitsubishi Fuso's brand new Canter Eco-Hybrid is Japan's first hybrid light-duty truck to meet new long-term emission regulations (introduced in 2005), and is one of the most fuel-efficient commercial hybrid vehicles in operation. DHL Japan started using the Canter Eco-Hybrid for collection and delivery of small- and medium-sized packages in July.

In June, DHL Japan introduced a bicycle support system to supplement its emission reducing operations in central Tokyo and Yokohama.

"DPWN's decision to launch Green Logistics in Japan, our largest market in the Asia-Pacific region, is also a big step towards achieving the Group's goal of cutting its greenhouse gas emissions globally,� said Karin Str�mqvist B��the, senior expert, Corporate Public Policy and Sustainability at Deutsche Post World Net (DPWN), DHL's parent company.

Additional information about DPWN�s approach to sustainability, social responsibility and the environment can be found at

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