Medium- and Heavy-Duty electric vehicles exemplify the diversity of applications for electric drive technologies. For fleets and larger vehicles that are in constant, daily operation, even modest fuel economy improvements result in significant savings. And a range of electric drive technologies applied to medium- and heavy-duty vehicles can bring significant fuel economy improvements.
"Hybrid [trucks] promise a reduction in fuel consumption between 5% and 50% depending on design" (300,000 Hybrid Trucks)
"A total of nearly 300,000 hybrid trucks will be sold worldwide [between 2010 and 2015]" (300,000 Hybrid Trucks)
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