* USA - TRUCK SALES: UPS BUY 700 LNG tractors
* Georgia - UPS to buy 700 LNG tractors, Add four nat-gas fueling stations
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Atlanta,GA,USA -Transport Topics -23 April 2013: -- UPS Inc. said Tuesday it will buy about 700 liquefied natural gas-fueled trucks and build four refueling stations by the end of next year, as it adds to its alternative-fuel fleet. Once completed, the company’s LNG fleet will be one of the biggest in the United States, the company said in a statement... UPS said its initial investment of more than $18 million to build fueling stations will be supported by the purchase of the 700 tractors and continued expansion of its U.S. natural-gas fleet. UPS, which has more than 1,000 natural-gas vehicles on the road, operates 112 LNG tractor-trailers from fueling stations in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Salt Lake City and Beaver, Utah, and has an LNG fueling station in Ontario, California...