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Freightliner Hybrid Approved For N.Y. Program

Posted on June 3, 2014

Freightliner Trucks announced that its Freightliner M2 106 diesel-electric hybrid truck has been approved for the New York Truck-Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP).

NYT-VIP provides $19 million in incentives for clean vehicle technologies in the commercial truck and bus sectors.

The Freightliner M2 106 diesel-electric hybrid truck can be configured for a wide variety of bodies for different applications, such as beverage, refuse, government, landscape, towing, utility vehicles and emergency, the company said.

Freightliner’s commitment to green technologies is part of parent company Daimler AG’s global “Shaping Future Transportation” initiative. Launched in 2007, the initiative is focused on reducing criteria pollutants, carbon dioxide and fuel consumption through the utilization of clean, efficient drive systems including clean diesel and alternative fuels.

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