Green Fleet

Terex Utilities Takes Wins The Work Truck Show Green Award

March 31, 2010

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Terex Utilities, based in Watertown, S.D., won The Work Truck Show Green Award for its HyPower Hybrid system. A panel of trade media editors selected the HyPower Hybrid system as the best new product that advances fuel utilization displayed at the Work Truck Show.

The HyPower Hybrid is a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle system that allows utility truck operators to save up to 1.5 gallons of fuel per hour. The system operates the truck's aerial lift without running the engine to save fuel, reduce emissions and eliminate noise. Terex estimates that the HyPower Hybrid system can reduce diesel fuel usage by up to six gallons every work day. The HyPower system was designed specifically for the utility industry, where vehicles may remain stationary for several hours. It is self-contained, so it can be installed on virtually any chassis, including older trucks. It does not interface with the vehicle engine or transmission, reducing associated wear and tear.

"Winning The Work Truck Show Green Award is truly meaningful for us at Terex," says Terry VanConant, marketing communications and promotions coordinator, who accepted the award for Terex. "Chosen from a field of 20 other entries, the industry recognizes that our HyPower system is a practical way for our customers to save energy and reduce emissions."

The Work Truck Show 2010 was held in conjunction with the 46th Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention at America's Center in St. Louis, March 10-12.

The Work Truck Show Green Award recognizes companies that have developed products and technology that advance work truck fuel utilization. Judges selected Terex's HyPower system as the winner from 21 entries.            

For more information about Terex Utilities and the HyPower Hybrid system, visit www.terex.com.

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