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Ohio Midwest Green Fleets in September

August 28, 2015 in Conference/Meeting, event, Hydraulic Hybrid, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

MEMA, The 100 Best Fleets, Parker and Honda and OSU/CAR

Clean Fuels Ohio and partners including the Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association and The 100 Best Fleets are gearing up for the Midwest Green Fleets Forum & Expo next month in Columbus.

Walmart to Make Wave at MATS

March 25, 2014 in Hybrids, MATS 2014, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Series Hybrid Peterbilt with Capstone Turbine, Parker Hannifin Motors

A Walmart truck with a series hybrid electric drive is to be shown by development partner Great Dane Trailers at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville this week.

Parker Launches Its IVT Hydraulic Hybrid

March 8, 2013 in Hybrids, Hydraulic Hybrid by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

A Hydraulic Hybrid Driveline for Class 4-6 Trucks

Parker Hannifin’s hybrid drive systems division has formally launched its fuel- and brake-saving series hydraulic hybrid drive for Class 4-6 medium duty trucks. The new handle, Parker IVT, is short for infinitely variable transmission with brake energy recovery technology.

XL Hybrids Via Leggett & Platt

February 28, 2013 in Electric Drive, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Partnership to Be Emphasized at the Work Truck Show

Massachusetts-based XL Hybrids, which has developed kits to convert Class 1 to 3 commercial vans to hybrid electric operations for about $8,000, has disclosed an installation partnership and distribution agreement with Leggett & Platt.

UPS Adding 40 Hydraulic Hybrids

October 7, 2012 in Fleet Order, Hydraulic Hybrid by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

FCCC Chassis with Parker Drives for Baltimore and Atlanta

UPS is adding 40 new Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp vehicles with series hydraulic hybrid drivelines by Parker Hannifin – 20 “immediately” in Baltimore and 20 more in Atlanta by year-end.

XL Hybrids Is Using JCI Battery Packs

August 20, 2012 in batteries, Electric Drive, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

High-Power, Spiral Wound Lithium Nickel Cobalt Al for Vans

In line with a strategy of using top-drawer components for its modest hybrid vans, Massachusetts’ XL Hybrids is announcing this morning that it will use new battery packs from Johnson Controls, Inc. when it enters production in early 2013.

XL Tests Confirm 21% Fuel Use Reduction

June 25, 2012 in Electric Drive, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Massachusetts’ XL Hybrids continues to gain momentum for its $8,000 upfits, and will announce today that testing by an EPA-certified laboratory has confirmed a fuel consumption reduction of 21.2% for its hybrid electric vehicles.

Parker Sees Hydraulic Hybrid Sales Surge

June 19, 2012 in Fleet Order, Hydraulic Hybrid by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Better Performance and Pricing Promised for Coming Year

Parker Hannifin’s RunWise brand series hydraulic hybrid drivetrain has been performing even better than expected in Autocar E3 refuse trucks, prompting the company to predict a sales surge, to three figures, for its new financial year commencing July 1.

Power by Parker for XL Hybrids

May 24, 2012 in Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Wondering how Massachusetts’ XL Hybrids will power its fast-payback hybrid electric upfits for Chevy vans? New motors from Parker Hannifin is how.

Wells Fargo Leasing for Autocar Trucks

May 3, 2012 in Hydraulic Hybrid by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Pact Covers Autocar E3 Vehicle with the Fuel-Saving
RunWise Hydraulic Hybrid Driveline from Parker Hannifin

Parker Hannifin’s Parker Hybrid Drives Systems unit is promoting a Wells Fargo Equipment Finance leasing program which will help place hydraulic hybrid refuse trucks via select Autocar dealerships in the U.S.

Autocar E3 trucks with Parker’s heavy duty RunWise hydraulic hybrid have been shown to reduce fuel consumption by 35 to 50% (F&F, March 26).

More Parker Autocar RunWise E3s

March 14, 2012 in Fleet Order, Hydraulic Hybrid by rich  |  No Comments

Watch for more sales of Autocar E3 hydraulic hybrid refuse trucks as Parker Hannifin, supplier of the vehicle’s RunWise hydraulic hybrid drivetrain, reports average fuel savings of more 43% – with 99% uptime – validated behind more than a year of testing in south Florida.

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