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Category: Hybrids

Lightning Hybrids Renames Company, Rolls Out New Lineup

Lightning Hybrids Renames Company, Rolls Out New Lineup

| May 4, 2017

Lightning Hybrids has announced it will change its name to Lightning Systems, effective immediately. The company further noted that in the next two years it will introduce a “new lineup of fleet efficiency products to support commercial and government fleets.” To keep up with demand, support manufacturing of new products, and to service its customers, […]

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XL Hybrids Named First Ford Electrification Qualified Vehicle Modifier

XL Hybrids Named First Ford Electrification Qualified Vehicle Modifier

| March 15, 2017

Fleet electrification expert XL Hybrids has been awarded Electrification Qualified Vehicle Modifier (eQVM) status in the new Ford certification program. The program helps fleet and commercial customers meet specific requirements for electrified hybrid work trucks that retain the original powertrain warranty. “We are honored to be the first modifier certified in Ford’s new eQVM program,” […]

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XL Hybrids Debuts XLP™ Plug-In Hybrid Upfit for Ford F-150

XL Hybrids Debuts XLP™ Plug-In Hybrid Upfit for Ford F-150

| March 2, 2017

Fleet electrification solution leader for commercial and municipal fleets, XL Hybrids, has  announced its XLP™ plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) upfit solution that will roll out on Ford F-150 pickup trucks beginning fourth quarter 2017. Ford, with its top-selling half-ton truck for any make and model, was chosen as the first OEM based on XL […]

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Big Growth Forecast in Alternative Fuel and Hybrid Vehicle Markets

Big Growth Forecast in Alternative Fuel and Hybrid Vehicle Markets

| February 7, 2017

A new research report predicts that the Global Alternative Fuel and Hybrid Vehicle Market is expected to generates sales of $614 billion by 2022, registering a compound annual growth rate of 12.9% during the forecast period 2016-2022. Alternative fuel and hybrid vehicles (AFHVs) run on fuels other than conventional fuels such as gasoline and diesel. The report, […]

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XL Hybrids Now Available to State and Municipal Fleets in All 50 States

XL Hybrids Now Available to State and Municipal Fleets in All 50 States

| January 18, 2017

Fleet electrification leader XL Hybrids, Inc. has announced the company has been selected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Operational Services Division (OSD), to be a vendor on the newly released Advanced Vehicle Technology statewide contract VEH102.  This multi-year contract allows public fleets nationwide to purchase the XL3® Hybrid Electric Drive System as both an upfit and retrofit product […]

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Ford Promises 13 New Electric Vehicles in Five Years

Ford Promises 13 New Electric Vehicles in Five Years

| January 4, 2017

Ford is going electric — literally.  It has just detailed seven of the 13 new global electrified vehicles it plans to introduce in the next five years, including hybrid versions of the iconic F-150 pickup and Mustang in the U.S., a plug-in hybrid Transit Custom van in Europe and a fully electric SUV with an expected […]

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First Ever Fleet-Ready™ Plug-In Hybrid Pickup Truck Upfit in 2017 Debuts from XL Hybrids

First Ever Fleet-Ready™ Plug-In Hybrid Pickup Truck Upfit in 2017 Debuts from XL Hybrids

| December 14, 2016

XL Hybrids, Inc., the leader in connected fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, today announced the launch of the company’s new product line, the XLP™ plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) upfit solution. The XLP™ will be an industry-first Fleet-Ready™ solution offered as a ship-thru upfit on half-ton pickup trucks from leading OEMs, and will […]

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AmeriPride Takes Delivery of XL Hybrids-enabled Ford F-59 Trucks

AmeriPride Takes Delivery of XL Hybrids-enabled Ford F-59 Trucks

| November 29, 2016

Connected fleet electrification leader XL Hybrids has announced AmeriPride Services is taking delivery of 21 Ford F-59 trucks featuring XL Hybrids’ XL3® Hybrid Electric Drive System by the end of this year.  AmeriPride, which is a leader in sustainable practices in the linen and uniform industry, will use the hybrid-electric F-59 trucks for uniform rental and linen […]

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Seattle Fire Dept. Boosts Miles Per Gallon with XL Hybrids

Seattle Fire Dept. Boosts Miles Per Gallon with XL Hybrids

| November 17, 2016

Connected fleet electrification leader XL Hybrids, has announced that several ambulances for The City of Seattle’s fire department are now equipped with XL3® Hybrid Electric Drive System with the goal of increasing miles driven per gallon for the fire department and reducing carbon dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions.  So, how is it going?  In just nine months with the […]

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Berkshire Regional Transit Boosts Fixed Route Bus Sustainability with XL Hybrids

Berkshire Regional Transit Boosts Fixed Route Bus Sustainability with XL Hybrids

| November 1, 2016

XL Hybrids, Inc., a leader in connected fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has announced the installation of its XL3® Hybrid Electric Drive System into Berkshire Regional Transit Authority (BRTA) fixed route buses. Located in western Massachusetts, with headquarters in Pittsfield, BRTA provides public transit services to its 25 member communities within Berkshire […]

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