March 31, 2014
The U.S. Department of Energy has made it easier for state and utility fleets to comply with alt-fuel vehicle purchasing mandates by giving them credit for hybrid vehicles, alt-fuel fueling infrastructure, alt-fuel non-road equipment, and emerging technologies.
October 3, 2013
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.
September 20, 2013
Electric Vehicles International and the Pacific Gas and Electric Co. unveiled an electric hybrid drivetrain Class 5 trucks at the manufacturer’s facility in Stockton.
March 28, 2013
Organizers of The Work Truck Show, held earlier this month, announced this week Odyne Systems, of Waukesha, Wis., has won The Work Truck Show 2013 Green Award for an advanced hybrid commercial vehicle it developed with ComEd in Chicago.
February 11, 2013
The City of Detroit took delivery of eight new hybrid refuse trucks with funding assistance from the Clean Energy Coalitions (CEC). CEC provided funding to cover the incremental cost of the hybrid system.
February 10, 2013
The Kenworth T680 76-inch sleeper with Paccar MX and the Hino 195h took home the American Truck Dealers 2013 Commercial Truck of the Year awards.
February 8, 2013
The 644K Hybrid Wheel Loader captures regenerated energy as it is being created and uses it to power the machine. According to John Deere, the 644K Hybrid can reduce fuel consumption up to 25%.
December 20, 2012
Johnson Controls Inc. filed an appeal Monday of last week's court decision approving Wanxiang's purchase of A123 Systems, the bankrupt hybrid battery supplier that supplies batteries for Navistar's eStar and other electric vans
November 27, 2012
Miami-Dade County in south Florida has placed a follow-on order for 29 Autocar E3 refuse trucks featuring Parker Hannifin's fuel-saving RunWise hydraulic hybrid technology
November 5, 2012
Hino Trucks' 2013MY Class 5 195h diesel electric cabover has been approved by the California Air Resources Board and is eligible for the California Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project
September 1, 2008
It's all about the slow economy
June 1, 2008
Manufacturers make progress on hydraulic systems while electric-drive trucks gain orders.
February 1, 2008
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.
March 1, 2007
Diesel-electric trucks for the Air Force save big on fuel, and they're also easy to drive.
January 1, 2006
DaimlerChrysler develops hybrid, fuel cell technologies.
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