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The Real-Deal on Diesel-Electric Hybrids

A recent report by Indiana University's (IU) School of Public and Environmental Affairs raised some eyebrows about the economic viability of medium-sized diesel-electric hybrid trucks.

Hino Targets Expanded Market Share with New Class 4-5 COEs

The 2012 Class 4 and 5 cab-over-engine (COE) models also include a diesel-electric hybrid version, which will be rolled out first in California, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington D.C., and the greater New York City metro area.

Hybrid Truck Brings Savings to California Food Bank

SANTA CLARA & SAN MATEO, CA - When Second Harvest Food Bank delivers fresh fruits and vegetables with its new Kenworth diesel-electric hybrid tractor, expected fuel savings could enable the food bank to provide an additional 14,000 meals annually.

Staples Fleet Tests Diesel-Electric Viability

In greening its fleet, Staples goes to great lengths to pair an electric propulsion system with a diesel engine and urges other fleets to demand more from OEMs to more closely meet their needs.

EPA Awards $1.2M for Greener Trucks

NEW YORK - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.2 million to replace 51 older delivery trucks with diesel-electric hybrid trucks certified to the EPA's 2007 diesel standards.