Frost & Sullivan Offers Sunny Outlook for Electric, Hybrid Truck Market

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<p><strong>Will overhead catenary lines fuel electric/hybrid truck growth in some specialized applications?</strong></p> Frost & Sullivan Offers Sunny Outlook for Electric, Hybrid Truck Market

Declining fuel prices has reduced the attractiveness of hybrid and electric powertrains in commercial vehicles, yet the long-term regulatory and energy outlook shows promise for these systems.

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