• Mercedes-Benz Reporter plug-in hybrid pickup truck concept, from MBtech

    If you're all about saving gasoline--or "displacing petroleum," as energy wonks say--then the place to start may not be passenger cars. It may be commercial vehicles. From electric trucks in urban delivery fleets to more efficient hybrid-electric powertrains, there's a lot of innovation happening on the green truck side. The latest is a plug-in hybrid pickup truck "concept study" from MBtech, shown last week at a German commercial vehicle show in Hanover. It will also be on display at the 2010 Paris Motor Show later this week. The group is the Mercedes-Benz technology consultancy that focuses...

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