Volvo Dual Clutch Truck Transmission (w/ Video)

Volvo’s heavy truck division recently revealed a new dual-clutch transmission designed to smooth up shifts and reduce wear and tear on HD commercial trucks.

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Electric Delivery Van Goes 600 Miles on a Single Charge

Most electric vehicles don’t go quite as far on a single charge as a standard car goes on a tank

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XL Hybrids Announces Customer Test Pilots for Bolt-on Hybrid Systems

There has been so much focus on the world of hybrid cars, that sometimes it feels like the vehicles most in need of MPG improvements, like trucks and vans, are forgotten by the OEM’s. But this week XL Hybrids announced a pilot testing program of its bolt-on hybrid system for GM full-size vans…with plans to expand to other popular fleet vehicles as well.

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A123 Systems Scores Smith Commercial Fleet Deal

Earlier this week, A123 systems announced that the company had been tapped to provide high-capacity (up to 45 kWh!) li-ion

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