Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

September 2013, - Feature

Biodiesel: A Drop-in Solution for Going Green

Florida Power & Light was the first utility to deploy a plug-in hybrid biodiesel electric bucket truck like the one on the left in 2008.

By Kate Harlow

While natural gas has pushed its way to center stage in the alternative fuels discussion, the investment in equipment and infrastructure make it less than appealing to many fleets. However, anyone who is currently running on diesel fuel can easily switch to a greener alternative without that type of up-front investment. They simply have to fill up their fuel tank with biodiesel.

Tags: FPL, Biodiesel, National Biodiesel Board, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

September 2008, - Feature

Cargo Van Roundup

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

It's all about the slow economy

Tags: Dodge, Economy, Natural Gas, Workhorse, Freightliner, Ford, General Motors, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Step Vans

June 2008, - Feature

Hybrid Trucks

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

Manufacturers make progress on hydraulic systems while electric-drive trucks gain orders.

Tags: HTUF, Azure Dynamics, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

February 2008, - Test Drives

Kenworth Hybrid: This Blue Truck Is Really Green

By Tom Berg

If you can't pass the higher costs on in surcharges, it's time to reduce fuel usage. And hybrid-drive trucks are capable of some serious savings.

Tags: Green, Kenworth, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Test Drive

March 2007, - Test Drives

Class 8 Hybrids

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

Diesel-electric trucks for the Air Force save big on fuel, and they're also easy to drive.

Tags: Volvo, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Test Drive

January 2006, - Feature

Eye on The Environment

By Deborah Whistler, Editor

DaimlerChrysler develops hybrid, fuel cell technologies.

Tags: Technology, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids


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