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Category: Hybrids

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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City of Boston is Achieving 28% Improvement in MPG by adding Hybrid Electric Drive Systems

City of Boston is Achieving 28% Improvement in MPG by adding Hybrid Electric Drive Systems

| October 12, 2016

The City of Boston’s Central Fleet Management Division is responsible for acquisition, remarketing, and repair and maintenance services for a diversified fleet of 1,100 municipal vehicles and equipment. With the city’s Greenovate Boston Climate Action Plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020 and 80 percent by 2050, the city strives to […]

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University Sustainability is a Team Sport

University Sustainability is a Team Sport

| October 5, 2016

Many colleges and universities are looking to reduce operational costs, reach sustainability goals, and demonstrate reduction of vehicle emissions on campus. In the Offices of Sustainability, or the Parking and Transportation Departments, fleet and vehicle service managers often have large economic, environmental, and visual impact to campus sustainability. Ironically, however, a university’s fleet may often […]

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The Critical Ingredient for Delivering Low Cost Fuel Economy and Sustainability: DATA

The Critical Ingredient for Delivering Low Cost Fuel Economy and Sustainability: DATA

| September 8, 2016

XL Hybrids recently debuted their XL Link™ cloud-based connectivity and analytics system which leverages critical data points to assist commercial and municipal fleets in achieving low cost fuel economy and sustainability. Today, making smart and informed equipment purchasing decisions is just the beginning of a fleet’s electrification process. Cutting edge connectivity and cloud technologies can […]

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DOE Small Business Vouchers Pilot Awarded to XL Hybrids

DOE Small Business Vouchers Pilot Awarded to XL Hybrids

| August 30, 2016

Fleet electrification innovator and leader XL Hybrids has announced that the company has been awarded with test funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Small Business Vouchers Pilot (SBV). Testing validation and analysis of its XL3® Hybrid Electric Drive System for Reach™ walk-in commercial vans will be performed at Argonne National Laboratory. The goal […]

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Denali National Park Taps Hybrid Buses for Green Transportation

Denali National Park Taps Hybrid Buses for Green Transportation

| August 17, 2016

It  makes perfect sense that our national parks go increasingly green.  So, that’s why it was so exciting to learn that Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska, centered on Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley), the highest mountain in North America, has taken delivery of its first two hydraulic hybrid vehicles from Colorado-based Lightning […]

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Ford Transit Notches 26 Percent MPG Gain with XL Hybrids

Ford Transit Notches 26 Percent MPG Gain with XL Hybrids

| August 10, 2016

XL Hybrids, a leader in connected fleet electrification solutions for commercial and municipal fleets, has announced vehicle testing results that show a 26 percent improvement in miles per gallon on the EPA UDDS (Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule) drive cycle for Ford Transit vans upfitted with XL3® Hybrid Electric Drive Systems. The MPG improvement on the […]

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