Eaton flexes hybrid muscle at 2008 Truck Users Forum

November 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Nov2008, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p18
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The article reports on the announcement by Eaton Corp. that 24 of the 35 trucks featured in the CALSTART "World's Largest Hybrid Ride & Drive" used Eaton hybrid power systems. It mentions that the event was conducted at the 2008 Hybrid Truck Users Forum (HTUF) National Conference in South Bend, Indiana. It also says that the hybrid power solutions presented by the firm at the forum can achieve fuel cost savings ranging from 30 to 60 percent.


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