Posts Tagged: XL Hybrids

Knapheide installs XL Hybrids’ plug-in powertrain in Ford F-150 pickups

Commercial vehicle equipment provider Knapheide Manufacturing will become a ship-through installer of XL Hybrids’ XLP plug-in hybrid upfits on Ford F-150 half-ton pickup trucks. Knapheide will begin XLP upfits at its Kansas City, Missouri facility starting in the fourth quarter of this year. XL Hybrids’ XLP system is compatible with a range of wheelbases, cab… Read more »

XL Hybrids upfit powertrains now available to government fleets in all 50 states

XL Hybrids has been selected by the Massachusetts Operational Services Division (OSD) as a vendor for the new Advanced Vehicle Technology statewide contract VEH102. This multi-year contract allows public fleets nationwide to purchase the company’s XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System as an upfit or retrofit product through an established public contracting mechanism with competitive volume… Read more »

XL Hybrids to launch PHEV pickup truck retrofit package in 2017

Boston-based XL Hybrids has announced the launch of its new XLP product line, a ship-thru upfit for half-ton pickup trucks that the company says will deliver a 50 percent improvement in fuel economy. The new XLP solution will build on the company’s existing XL3 hybrid powertrain, which was introduced in 2013, and has logged over… Read more »

CARB approves XL Hybrids conversions to receive incentive vouchers

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved Boston-based XL Hybrids as a vendor under the state’s Heavy Duty Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP). Fleet buyers of XL Hybrids’ aftermarket van conversions will now be eligible for vouchers from the state:  $2,500 each for the first 100 vehicles, and $2,000 each for the second 100 vehicles… Read more »

Coca-Cola fleet deploys XL Hybrids’ retrofit kits

XL Hybrids, a Boston-based developer of hybrid powertrain technology for commercial and municipal fleets, has announced that its customers have logged a cumulative total of four million on-road miles. The company’s XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive for passenger and cargo vans requires less than a $10,000 investment, and is designed to be installed in about five… Read more »