Hybrids – Vehicles, Battery & Hydraulic Technology

Photo of 2019 Fusion mid-size sedan courtesy of Ford.


2019 Fusion: First Ford to Standardize Driver-Assist Tech

Ford will debut its standard driver-assist technology package, Co-Pilot360, on the 2019 Fusion mid-size sedan, which has been named Fleet Car of the Year six times since 2011.

Photo of 2018 Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan courtesy of Honda.


2018 Honda Accord Hybrid Starts at $25,990

Honda will begin selling its 2018 Accord Hybrid for $25,990, including destination, on March 23. The Accord Hybrid returns as a traditional gasoline-electric hybrid that replaces the plug-in hybrid Accord that was discontinued after the 2015 model year.

Ford plans to offer hybrid versions of its F-150 and Explorer by 2020. Photo courtesy of Ford.


Ford Gives Glimpse Into 2020 Lineup

Ford is refreshing its vehicle lineup for 2020 with bigger bets on electrification, utility vehicles, and advanced driver-assisting technology, the company's top executives told journalists at a briefing today in Dearborn, Mich.


XL Surpasses 60M Customer Miles

XL has surpassed 60 million customer miles driven and achieved one of its largest deployments of electrified Class 2 to 6 truck technology in 2017. The company also announced the re-branding of the company to XL (from XL Hybrids).

From left to right: Chris Langley, VP of Fleet Relations, Hyliion; Jim Park, award committee chair; and Thomas Healy, founder and CEO, Hyliion. Photo courtesy: Jim Winsor Award committee


Hyliion HE Drive Axle Wins Technical Achievement Award

A powered auxiliary axle for road tractors from Hyliion has won the 2018 Jim Winsor Memorial Technical Achievement Award, the awards committee has announced.

Photo of current Transit van courtesy of Ford.


Ford Highlights Electrified, Modified Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. partners will be showcasing a truck and vans upfitted from the three participants of its eQVM vehicle modifier program — XL Hybrids, Motiv Power Systems, and Lightning Systems — at the NTEA Work Truck Show this year.

Hyliion is offering free, week-long trials of trucks equipped with its 6x4HE hybrid electric axle for fleets that are interested in the technology. Photo: Hyliion


Hyliion Offers Week-Long Tests of its Hybrid Tractors

Hyliion, which produces a hybrid electric axle system for Class 8 trucks, has created a trial fleet of trucks equipped with its 6x4HE system to allow fleets to test the vehicles in their own operations for free.

Photo of 2018 Ford F-250 courtesy of XL Hybrids.


XL Hybrids to Electrify Ford's F-250 Pickup

XL Hybrids will offer an electrified 2018 Ford F-250 pickup to commercial and municipal fleets that will be unveiled at NTEA's Work Truck Show in Indianapolis in early March, the company announced.

Photo of 2019 V60 courtesy of Volvo.


Volvo Adds V60 Wagon to Subscription Service

Volvo has debuted its redesigned 2019 V60 station wagon and will offer it as part of its vehicle subscription service known as Care by Volvo.

Photo courtesy of Lexus.


2018 Lexus RX Hybrid Starts at $51,615

The new three-row crossover is also available in a Luxury edition at $55,550.

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