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XL Fleet launches pilot program with Essential Utilities to electrify utility fleet

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David Sickels is the Senior Editor of Fleet Equipment. He has a history of working in the media, marketing and automotive industries in both print and online.

XL Fleet and Essential Utilities, Inc. are launching a pilot program to electrify two of Essential’s commercial GM vehicle platforms with the XLH hybrid electric drive system.

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The initial pilot will include installing an XL Fleet hybrid system onto a GMC Sierra 2500 HD pickup truck and GMC Savanna Express van.

Essential, headquartered in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, deploys a fleet of approximately 2,500 of these vehicles across 10 states. If the pilot is successful on the first two platforms, XL Fleet says Essential plans on electrifying a larger percentage of its fleet with XL Fleet’s hybrid and plug-in hybrid electric drive systems beginning in 2021.

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