Tag Archives: Hybrid
Hino 195DC

Hino Trucks Expands Cab-Over Product Offering

During the NTEA Work Truck Show, Hino Trucks displayed their new Class 5 COE model 195 Double Cab. Less than a year after introducing the cab-over model195 into the market, the new double cab option for the 2014 model year will arrive at Hino dealers June 2013 and is offered in both a diesel model […]

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New York City Turns Others Green with Envy

Kenworth Hybrids Help Lower Emissions and Save Fuel It’s the city that never sleeps, but when managers for New York City’s department of sanitation, parks department, and DOT do, they often dream of ways to improve fleet fuel economy while lowering overall emissions. According to Spiro Kattan, supervisor of mechanics for the New York City […]

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Hino Trucks Innovative Model 195h Named ATD Medium Duty Commercial Truck of the Year

Hino Trucks Class 5 diesel-electric hybrid model 195h took home ATD’s 2013 Medium Duty Commercial Truck of the Year award. Hino has taken home this award each time a truck was submitted into the annual contest – Hino’s model 268 won in 2010 and in Model 338 won in 2011. Hino 195h was selected for […]

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Volvo Hybrid Truck Sets World Speed Record

Mean Green, Volvo’s hybrid truck, establishes new world speed records at Wendover Airfield in Utah, USA. STOCKHOLM – May 4, 2012: Last week, on April 27th, Mean Green achieved the following world record speeds: Flying Kilometre -236.577 km/h (147.002 mph) and Standing Kilometre – 153.252 km/h (95.245 mph). “We are very pleased with Mean Green’s […]

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Leading Fleets Take Delivery of World’s First Commercially Available Hybrid Hydraulic Parcel Delivery Trucks

PASADENA, CA, Apr 17, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Members of the Hybrid, Electric and Advanced Truck Users Forum (HTUF) Parcel Delivery Working Group have announced the receipt of their hydraulic hybrid package delivery evaluation vehicles from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), Morgan Olson and Parker Hannifin. FedEx Ground, Purolator, and UPS each purchased an […]

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Mean Green

Hybrid Truck to Make Record-Breaking Bid

  Mean Green, billed as the world’s fastest hybrid truck, will be driven at Wendover Airfield, Utah, on April 27 in an attempt to reach speeds above 165 mph and beat its own world speed records. The Volvo-built truck is the current record holder in the standing 500 meter, standing kilometer, and flying kilometer international […]

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