XL Fleet expands XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive system for use in GM vehicles

XL Fleet expands XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive system for use in GM vehicles

XL Fleet‘s XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive technology is being expanded for use across a range of fleet vehicles from General Motors.

The platform is expected to begin shipping on select configurations of the Chevrolet and GMC Silverado/Sierra 2500 HD and 3500 HD pickup trucks in the first quarter of 2021, and on Chevrolet and GMC 3500 and 4500 cutaway chassis in the second quarter of 2021.

These plug-in hybrid electric drive systems can improve fuel economy by increasing MPG by up to 50% and reducing CO2 emissions by approximately one-third compared to traditional gas-powered vehicles, XL Fleet says. It is also the company’s first plug-in hybrid system to be available for Chevrolet and GMC fleet vehicles.

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