• Ford F-250 Super Duty pickup truck fitted with XL Hybrids upfitted hybrid-electric powertrain

    The idea of a Ford F-Series hybrid pickup truck has now been around since August 2011, but its maker now expects to launch such a truck sometime during 2020. Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Boston-based XL Hybrids unveiled both a Ford F-250 Super Duty pickup fitted with its XLH hybrid system and an F-150 light-duty pickup with its XLP plug-in hybrid system. The pair of trucks will be shown to the public on the company's display at the NTEA Work Truck Show, which will run from March 6 through 9 in Indianapolis. DON'T MISS: Ikea invests in hybrid-vehicle builder XL Hybrids The hybrid and plug-in hybrid...

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    One-Third Of 2011 Ford F-150 Pickups Sold With V-6

    MPGs matter, it turns out, even to pickup buyers. Or, perhaps especially to pickup truck buyers. Just four months after Ford added an EcoBoost engine option to its top-selling F-150 pickup truck, the company reports that fully 35 percent of the 2011 model's sales are fitted with either that...

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    Most Popular Green Car Posts for September: Condoms, Of Course

    This is our favorite end-of-month activity, looking back over the most popular posts of the last 30-or-so days on GreenCarReports.com. To celebrate the onset of autumn (for us Northern Hemisphere types, anyhow), we're back on schedule too. We repeated three of August's most popular posts, and...

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