United Parcel Service, with 91,000 of its well-known brown package-delivery trucks operating every day worldwide, could derive huge fuel savings from a new fleet of advanced hydraulic hybrid trucks it has started testing in certain regions....More
AUBURN HILLS – Chrysler Group set a high expectation for this year’s fourth annual Matchmaker event held this week, saying it wants to see $100 million in new minority supplier business by the close of next year as a result of the 1-day gathering....More
Eaton Corp.’s Fluid Power Group says it will begin trial road tests of a garbage truck fitted with a unique new hybrid propulsion system specifically designed to increase the efficiency of heavy-duty commercial vehicles....More
The selection by Eaton Corp. of Hitachi Ltd.-made, manganese-based lithium-ion battery technology for its commercial-vehicle diesel- electric hybrid system brings attention to lithium-ion’s potential for widespread adoption for hybrids....More
Last year, Hyundai was the first automaker in the world to sell a vehicle powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. Hyundai Vice Chairman Woong-chul Yang makes it clear the automaker plans to be a trailblazer in hybrids as well as fuel cells....More
We call out vehicles with problematic fit-and-finish, materials, ergonomics or unfortunate design choices. Each of these items resulted in points deducted as WardsAuto editors selected the 2016 Wards 10 Best Interiors.