Commitment to Action

Hybrid Retrofits for 10,000 Trucks in 2013 & 90,000 by 2016

Commitment by

ALTe Powertrain Technologies

In 2012, ALTe Powertrain Technologies committed to convert 10,000 trucks to plug-in hybrids in 2013 and to complete 90,000 total retrofits by 2016, to directly create 650 jobs in Michigan, 650 more jobs indirectly (including veterans, women and minorities), and to save over 60,000,000 gallons of gasoline per year. To reach this goal, ALTe will build a website that allows organizations to place group orders and to directly work with major fleet holders to deploy hybrid trucks. ALTe will both sell hybrid conversion kits and retrofitted vehicles to to fleet managers.

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Commitment

Hybrid Retrofits for 10,000 Trucks in 2013 & 90,000 by 2016

Launched

2012

Est. Duration

3 years

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States of America

Commitment by

ALTe Powertrain Technologies

Partner(s)

PHH Corporation, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Bush Truck Leasing, Inc., General Electric, Consumers Energy, Electric Power Research Institute (ERPI)