Bill Griffiths, fleet division chief for Montgomery County, Md., was named the 2015 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the year. Careful planning, teamwork, and a focus on quantifiable fleet improvements helped Griffiths obtain this award.
XL Hybrids, Inc., the leader in fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, today announced that 10 million road miles have been collectively driven by globally-recognized brands, municipalities and nonprofits using the XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System in their service, delivery and passenger fleets.
XL Hybrids Doubles its Customer Base in the Past Six Months
Proterra, a maker of electric transit buses, is building a second plant in California after a stream of new orders, despite lower gasoline prices over the past year.
Door2Door Transportation Deploys Technology from XL Hybrids
XL Hybrids a pioneer in hybrid electric powertrain technology for commercial and municipal fleets, has announced the installation of its XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System in a Ford E-350 shuttle bus for Door2Door Transportation by SCM.
Hybrids Adds New Installation Partner
Lancer Automotive Group, a Salt Lake City-based provider of alternative fuel conversions, has announced a non-exclusive installation partnership and distribution agreement with XL Hybrids, a developer of hybrid-electric powertrain technology.
Sunny Outlook for Medium and Heavy Duty Electric Hybrid Truck Market
While competition from natural gas and declining crude prices have reduced attractiveness of hybrid and electric powertrain systems in commercial vehicles around the world, the long-term regulatory and energy outlook shows promise of a strong resurgence for these systems, according to a new study from Frost & Sullivan.
Hybrid Electric Technology Gaining Fast Traction
Despite falling gas prices, fleets are increasing their adoption of hybrid electric vehicles.
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, the company's fleet manager told AutomotiveFleet.com.
Massachusetts has awarded the first grant from a new state program to put more hybrid or electric vehicles on the state’s roads.