To advance its fleet electrification and emissions reduction goals, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) has deployed six new XL plug-in hybrid electric Ford F-150 pickup trucks to its fleet. The trucks were unveiled during a ceremony at the SWBNO Central Yard on January 28, which featured remarks by New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell.
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“We’re thrilled to be recognized as one of Boston’s Best Places to Work,” said XL Fleet CEO Dimitri Kazarinoff. “We’ve built a strong team featuring some of the best and brightest talent in the area, and it’s rewarding that together we have created such a successful culture that continues to be recognized among the Boston technology community,” he said.
The XLP™ Plug-in Hybrid Electric drive system, which helps fleets meet sustainability goals by improving fuel economy and reducing emissions of commercial pickup trucks, was named one of TIME’s Best Inventions of the year in the transportation category.
Strategic investment and leadership additions position the company for rapid growth.
Thousands of XL-equipped vehicles have deployed throughout North America, improving fuel economy by 25-50%
New hybrid electric work trucks support greener campus recycling and maintenance efforts.
Vehicle debuts at the NTEA Work Truck Show; scheduled for full production by Q4 2019.
Fleet electrification leader announces major product release, new executive team members and record sales year.