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Hybrid Large Trucks: the Road to Viability

Hybrid Large Trucks: the Road to Viability

Through the support of WestStart-CALSTART’s Hybrid Truck Users Forum, 13 utility fleets became early adopters of medium- and heavy-duty hybrid truck technology. Fleet managers report substantial fuel savings and few maintenance issues, though greater production is needed to drive premiums down.

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It’s Not Easy Going Green

The troubled economy and depressed wholesale market are making it doubly tough for fleets looking to go green. But there are ways of coping with both.

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Stop Subsidizing Vehicular Dinosaurs

I have spent the past 25 years in the automotive industry. I am the president of Oregon's largest vehicle leasing and finance company. I am an investor, an innovator, an employer, a fleet purchaser, a portfolio manager and the chief executive officer of a business that's central to the auto industry.