September 22, 2016 - Global News
Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) has closed initial funds in its Series C financing round toward funding the company's PHEV and EV solutions, and is is forecasted to close in Q4 2016 at $15 million.
Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Investors, China
September 9, 2016 - Industry News
Hybrid and electric drivetrain solutions company Efficient Drivetrains Inc. and First Priority GreenFleet announced an agreement to produce alternative-fuel commercial vehicles.
Tags: Hybrid Trucks, Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
August 30, 2016 - Industry News
XL Hybrids, Inc. has received test funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support the clean energy business’s implementation of the XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System on the Isuzu Reach.
Tags: XL Hybrids, Isuzu Reach, Clean Transportation Funding, U.S. Department of Energy, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
August 10, 2016 - Industry News
XL Hybrids announced vehicle testing results that validate a 26% improvement in mpg on the EPA UDDS (Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule) drive cycle for Ford Transit vans upfitted with XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive Systems.
Tags: XL Hybrids, Ford Transit, XL3 Hybrid System, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Cargo Vans
July 12, 2016 - Industry News
Fleets who deploy XL Hybrids vans for delivery or service uses in California can now defray the cost of the conversion with a $2,500 voucher, the company has announced.
Tags: CARB, California, XL Hybrids, Full-Size Vans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Hybrid Conversion
June 21, 2016 - Industry News
Workhorse Group Inc. will begin offering its E-Gen hybrid delivery trucks with BMW's i3 range-extender solution to produce more on-board electricity that will extend the range of the delivery vehicle, the company announced.
Tags: Workhorse, BMW i3, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Delivery Fleets
May 3, 2016 - Industry News
UPS has extended the range and improved the fuel economy of 125 of its hybrid-electric delivery trucks, the logistics company announced.
Tags: UPS, Workhorse, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
October 16, 2015 - Industry News
Pacific Gas & Electric will invest $100 million to purchase battery-electric vehicles and gasoline-electric hybrids over the next five years to reduce fuel costs and lower emissions, the nation's largest utility announced Oct. 15.
Tags: Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, PG&E, Vehicle Purchasing, Emissions Reduction
Workhorse Group says it has obtained permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test its Horsefly delivery drone, an eight-motor, eight-rotor “octocopter” designed to work with a specially equipped E-Gen electric walk-in van.
Tags: UPS, Workhorse, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Commercial Drones, Delivery Fleets, USPS
September 17, 2015 - Industry News
As part of a global, company-wide initiative, DHL Express has replaced approximately 75 percent of its 3,100-vehicle U.S. fleet with new, more fuel-efficient vehicles in 2014 and 2015, the parcel delivery company announced.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Delivery Fleets
September 9, 2015 - Industry News
UPS has purchased 125 Workhorse E-Gen gasoline-electric hybrid step vans to reduce operating costs and save fuel, the Atlanta-based parcel delivery company announced. The E-Gen trucks will be replacing gasoline-powered vehicles.
Tags: UPS, Workhorse, Delivery Fleets, Step Vans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
June 4, 2015 - Industry News
XL Hybrids has begun supplying its XL3 gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain for General Motors' 3500/4500 cutaway and cab chassis van beginning with 2011 model-year vehicles, according to the company.
Tags: Conversion, XL Hybrids, General Motors, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Paratransit
May 4, 2015 - Industry News
XL Hybrids has begun offering the 2015 and 2016 Ford Transit van and wagon equipped with its XL3 gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain, the alternative-fuel conversion company announced.
Tags: XL Hybrids, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
March 5, 2015 - Industry News
Morgan Olson will offer a lineup of Class 3-7 walk-in delivery vans equipped with a gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain from Crosspoint Kinetics, the companies announced at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Tags: Work Truck Show, Morgan Olson, Crosspoint, Step Vans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Van Bodies
March 2, 2015 - Industry News
XL Hybrids is now offering its XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System for the diesel-powered Reach commercial van from Isuzu and Utilimaster, the alternative-fuel conversion company announced.
Tags: Vans, Isuzu, Work Truck Show, Utilimaster, XL Hybrids, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
February 13, 2015 - Industry News
Lancer Automotive will add XL Hybrids' electric drive system to its roster of alternative technologies to provide a full spectrum of fuel efficiency improvement solutions for commercial fleets.
Tags: XL Hybrids, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Vehicle Modifiers
October 27, 2014 - Industry News
The Coca-Cola Company plans to more than double the number of hybrid full-size vans in its service fleet by early 2015 and eventually reach a 10 percent replacement level for the fleet.
Tags: Coca-Cola, XL Hybrids, Chevrolet Express, Full-Size Vans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Food and Beverage Fleets
March 28, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: NTEA, Work Truck Show, Odyne, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
February 10, 2013 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Hino, Kenworth, ATD, Commercial Truck of the Year, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Light & Medium
December 20, 2012 - Industry News
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
Tags: Johnson Controls, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, A123
November 27, 2012 - Industry News
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
Tags: Parker Hannifin, Autocar, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Florida
November 5, 2012 - Industry News
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
Tags: Fuel and Oil, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Hino, CARB, HVIP
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