Hybrids – Vehicles, Battery & Hydraulic Technology

Many automakers are making a switch to producing battery-electric and hybrid electric vehicles across all vehicle classes. Image:Josh Bauer/NREL


Electric Powertrains Are the Future. Will Fleets Be Ready?

There is a shift away from internal combustion engines and toward electric powertrain engines. How can fleets and automotive students prepare for this change?

Reyna Ayala with the East Orange County (Calif.) Water District is one of the Ford Fusion plug-in vehicle’s most frequent users, helping increase utilization of the EV. Photo courtesy of EOCWD


Low-Budget Greening for Fleets and Maintenance Facilities

From becoming a more environmentally friendly shop to increasing utilization and right-sizing vehicles, fleets can take a number of steps for a cleaner fleet and operation.

Photo of Depew courtesy of Toyota.


Toyota's Depew on Fleet Sales in 2018

Fleet represents 10% of all Toyota sales. In MY-2018, two new Toyota models debuted, the all-new Camry and Prius Prime plug-in hybrid. Also, Toyota Safety Sense became standard in nearly all Toyotas in MY-2018.

Photo courtesy of Ford.


2017 Fleet Car of the Year: Ford Fusion

For the 2017 model year, the Ford Fusion added 20 driver-assist features, including adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go technology, and the Ford SYNC3 Infotainment system. It is available with several hybrid options.


Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

Ford Fusion Hybrids account for 78% of ADP’s North American sales fleet. These vehicles achieve about 44 mpg in the city and 41 on highways. Photo courtesy of arvind govindaraj via creative commons


ADP Converts North American Sales Fleet to Hybrid Electric

Four years ago, ADP began converting its fleet to more fuel-efficient and less-polluting vehicles. Eventually, the company decided to convert its entire fleet to hybrid-electric vehicles.

Photo: Thi Dao


Ford's New Hybrid Police Sedan Doubles Fuel Efficiency

Ford’s all-new Police Responder Hybrid Sedan will get an EPA-estimated 38 mpg combined and is designed for urban or local patrol.

BMW 5 Series sedan M Sport, photos courtesy of BMW


Interview: BMW North America's Corporate Sales Manager

BMW is a global fleet provider with operations in almost every country. BMW wants to expand its fleet market share in the U.S. by implementing an aggressive fleet strategy.

Photo of 2019 Ford EcoSport by Paul Clinton.


2016 L.A. Auto Show: SUVs, Electrification, Mobility

The mobility revolution is happening through greater connectivity, manufacturers' suites of transportation services, electrification, and the introduction of autonomous vehicles themselves. At the same time, manufacturers are placing the car at the center in this new world.


Hyundai’s New Electric, Hybrid & Fuel Cell Vehicles

ghyhas ventured into alternative powertrain vehicles with its latest collection of hybrid, electric, and fuel cell models.

This channel covers new gasoline-electric hybrids, plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), hydraulic hybrid technology used in trucks, diesel-electric hybrids, hybrid vehicle battery technology, and buses and transit vehicles that use these powertrains.


Fleet Management And Leasing

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