Mack demonstrates hybrid technology on Capitol Hill

July 2009
Bulk Transporter;Jul2009, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p7
The article reports on the demonstration of the parallel diesel-electric hybrid technology by Mack Trucks Inc. for federal legislators and policymakers on June 11, 2009. It discusses the features of the electric-hybrid technology which provides up to a 30% fuel economy improvement in stop-and-go applications such as refuse collection. Moreover, president Dennis Slagle claims that most heavy-duty hybrids will be sold at a high premium compared with non-hybrids.


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