Through a new partnership, National Fleet Hybrids will provide sales, installation and distribution of Lightning Hybrids’ hydraulic hybrid retrofit systems. Lightning Hybrid’s systems are available for shuttle buses and other medium-duty vehicles. Currently Lightning Hybrids focuses sales on customers close to its home in Loveland, CO. This partnership will provide access to the hydraulic hybrid [...]
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Odyne Systems has been selected to participate in a $45.4 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) award to develop and deploy plug-in hybrid systems for trucks throughout North America. With this award, the DOE is further advancing hybrid technology and accelerating the commercialization process in the medium- and heavy-duty vehicle market, while also creating jobs [...]
Volvo Buses’ new plug-in hybrid buses will begin field tests in Gothenburg, Sweden this month. Volvo Buses has already sold more than 1,000 of its conventional hybrid units; the plug-in version will facilitate the reduction of fuel consumption and carbon dioxide by 75 to 80%, compared with current diesel buses, the company said. The plug-in [...]
Sourcing from local growers when possible and maximizing delivery routes, kept food distribution company Daylight Foods’ carbon foot print down. Yet drivers still face traffic and frequent stopping while on route and although Daylight’s base may be in the Bay Area, their distribution spans California from Eureka to Bakersfield. The company knew it could do [...]