WASHINGTON, DC – A military Hummer H1 with a new hydraulic-hybrid-drive system retrofitted by Gates Corp. debuts at the recent Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Assn. demonstration here. The 10,000-lb. (4,538-kg) vehicle, which gets 23 mpg (10.2 L/100 km), is two to three years from production but will be delivered to the U.S. Army in February for extensive evaluation trials, a Gates spokesman says. The addition of the hydraulic components boosts fuel efficiency by 10 mpg (4.3 km/L) ...

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