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Army gets 6 electric vehicles, thousands more to come

Although one base in Germany may not have been satisfied with their GEM experience, that is not keeping the Army from going forward with their previously-announced plan to introduce thousands of electric vehicles to its American garrisons. To kick off the "Army Green, Army Strong" program, de

U.S. Army considering hybrid trucks

Oshkosh Truck, a Wisconsin based provider of the Army’s heavy cargo-hauling HEMTT (Heavy Expandable Mobility Technical Truck), is developing an electric hybrid variant for the U.S. Army, and has just signed a contract do develop a prototype of a similar vehicle for the Marines. In addition to increasing fuel economy from 3 to 4 miles per gallon, the hybrid powertrain could generate enough electricity to power a city block or a hospital, a valuable capability when operating in underdevelope