Kyocera in Japan has announced plans to replace their entire company fleet with hybrid vehicles
. The vehicles are currently used for transportation between factories and for sales activities. The 194-strong fleet already includes 15 hybrids
. The remainder will be replaced beginning this year. Kyocera estimates their current fleet averages about 465 tonnes CO2
/ year while the hybrid-only fleet will average 204 tonnes CO2
/ year. In addition to the hybrids, Kyocera has installed solar panels at their headquarters and plants. They have also shifted some of their shipping needs from trucks to rail.