XL Hybrids, Inc., a pioneering developer of hybrid-electric powertrain technology for commercial and municipal fleets, announced that fleet customers employing the XL3 hybrid electric system in their service, delivery, and cargo fleets have driven a combined total of 1 million miles within the first six months of commercial production. A major milestone for both the company and the industry, XL Hybrids’ customer fleets are now logging more that 200,000 miles per month.
The XL Hybrids technology reduces fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions by 20 percent in urban and suburban driving for corporate fleets. With 1 million miles achieved, XL Hybrids’ customers have effectively saved:
- 160 metric tons of carbon dioxide, which is equivalent to removing 70 vehicles from the road over six months.
- 18,000 gallons of gasoline.
- 184 hours of driver productivity with less fuel ups.