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International Truck and Engine First Company to Enter Hybrid Commercial Truck Production

The road to a better environment will now include greener commercial vehicles.


UC Davis Will Study Users of New Plug-in Hybrid Cars

The latest green car goes under the UC Davis microscope today: a hybrid sedan modified to recharge from a standard 110-volt electric outlet.


GM's Baltimore Transmission Plant Begins Production Of 2-Mode Hybrid

General Motors' Baltimore Transmission Plant today officially began production of the auto industry's most technologically advanced hybrid transmission - the only hybrid transmission designed and built in the United States by a major automaker.


GM-Allison Hybrid Buses Arrive in Southeast Michigan

The first of 20 new GM-Allison hybrid-powered buses unveiled today by the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority's (AATA) fleet marks next step in AATA's continuing effort to minimize negative impacts on the environment and cut operating costs.


FedEx to Launch Commercial Hybrid-Electric Vans in Europe

FedEx Express (FedEx), a subsidiary of FedEx Corp and the worlds largest express transportation company, today announced plans to introduce 10 hybrid-electric/diesel vehicles to its European fleet, bringing the worldwide total of hybrid vehicles in revenue service at FedEx to more than 100 in North America, Asia and, now, Europe.


Exide Partners With Ballard Power To Develop Hybrid Hydrogen Fuel Cell System

Exide Technologies, a global leader in stored electrical-energy solutions, announced today it has signed an agreement with Ballard Power Systems to develop an on-board hybrid hydrogen fuel cell and lead-acid battery energy system for the forklift truck (or materials handling) market.


The World's First Hybrid Train Built by Bombardier Officially Enters Commercial Service

Champagne-Ardenne regional and transportation authorities and Bombardier Transportation today inaugurated the first dual-mode and dual-voltage AGC (Autorail Grande Capacite, high-capacity railcar) in the presence of French National Railways (SNCF) CEO Anne-Marie Idrac.


SatCon Wins $2 Million Contract to Develop an Advanced Hybrid Electric Powertrain

SatCon Technology Corporation, a developer of power management and system architecture solutions for the alternative energy and distributed power markets, today announced that it has been awarded a $2 million contract by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop the complete electric power conversion package for a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) for special operations applications.



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