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December 07, 2018
XL Wins S&P Global Platts Global Energy Award for Commercial Technology of the Year

The Commercial Technology of the Year award recognizes companies for practically applying new technology in the pursuit of efficiency, business advantage and profit. 

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October 16, 2018
City of Sacramento is Greening its Parks and Recreation Fleet with New XL-Electrified Vehicles

Sacramento and XL will help spotlight hybrid electric fleet vehicles during the NorCal Clean Technology Forum & Expo, October 16-18 in California.

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October 04, 2018
XL’s Fleet Customers Surpass 75 Million Electrified Road Miles Driven

XL CEO and founder Tod Hynes remarked, “75 million miles driven is a major accomplishment which sets us apart from other fleet vehicle electrification solutions. We’re very proud of our team and technology as well as the financial and environmental benefits we’ve helped deliver to our customers. Above all, this milestone reflects the great work our customers do every day, as well as their commitment to sustainable fleet operations.”

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September 28, 2018
This Version of a Ford Hybrid Pickup Can Save Major Bucks for Commercial Fleets and Municipalities

Published in Forbes by Doron Levin 

As pickups grow heavier, already poor fuel efficiency gets even worse. Enter XL, a Boston-based company that transforms conventional powertrains into gas-electric hybrids or plug-in gas-electric hybrids, thereby improving gas mileage from 25% to 50%.

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August 21, 2018
California Green-Lights XL’s Hybrid Electric Ford F-250

Published in NGT News by Betsy Lillian

XL, a provider of vehicle electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has received approval from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to sell hybrid electric Ford F-250 pickup trucks in California, marking the 14th CARB executive order achieved by the company.

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August 20, 2018
What’s It Like to Drive a Plug-in Hybrid Ford F150?

Published in by Mark Williams

The truck we drove in the Los Angeles area was built by XL, a Massachusetts company that develops and provides electric vehicles for commercial and municipal fleets. In April in Detroit, we drove a Ford Super Duty F-250 equipped with XL’s hybrid power assist system. Our short drive in that truck, which was equipped with a 6.2-liter V-8 engine, resulted in a 25 percent gain in fuel economy over a regular Ford F-250 without any substantial trade-offs.

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