When a fleet is considering an alt-fuel, the environmental benefits might be top of mind, but likely costs are, too. When thinking through the options, the current cost of the fuel itself is essential, but it’s also just one piece of the puzzle. Consider the bigger picture: purchase price, maintenance costs, tax incentives, and infrastructure should also be factored into costs.
A prototype for a commercial, hybrid-conversion kit for military tactical vehicles has been designed to reduce fuel consumption, improve performance and decrease logistics demand.
With the addition of its fourth OEM platform system compatible with electrified systems and hybrids, the company now provides electric solutions for the Ford F-series, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, and now Ram trucks, four of the U.S.’s top-selling pickup brands.
Approximately 50,000 new diesel-powered refrigerated trailers are sold annually in the U.S., and XL Fleet’s partnership with eNow accelerates a sustainable all-electric solution.
This market opportunity to help electrify the waste and recycling industry is significant as fleets look to meet ambitious sustainability goals.
Whether fleet operators are motivated by the financial bottom line, anticipated emission mandates or public opinion, industry analysts suggest that mass adoption by commercial fleets is on the near horizon.
A key focus for Eversource’s fleet operation is the drive to reduce emissions and fuel consumption as part of its commitment to environmental sustainability. Read the full article in the March 2021 issue of FleetOwner.
With sustainability in mind, the Islanders and UBS Arena have partnered with Boston-based XL Fleet on a project that will include the deployment of up to 1,000 electric vehicle charging stations on the arena grounds.
XL Fleet founder and Chief Strategy Officer Tod Hynes appeared on CNBC to discuss the proposed merger with Pivotal Investment Corp. II (NYSE: PIC) and the future of sustainability and vehicle electrification.
The new vans will be equipped with XL Hybrids’ XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System and replace older gasoline vans used to transport crews to various parks sites citywide.