Partners build heavy-duty hybrid

Kisiel, Ralph
January 2000
Automotive News;1/24/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5858, p100
Trade Publication
Reports on Volvo Trucks North America Inc.'s partnership with Lockheed Martin Control Systems and Radian Inc. to develop a heavy-duty hybrid electric truck. Details of the hybrid truck project.


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