ArvinMeritor dual-mode hybrid rig to be tested by Wal-Mart

Troy-based ArvinMeritor Inc.
said Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will test a prototype truck rig equipped with
the supplier’s diesel-electric drive train as part of the retailing
giant’s efforts to improve fleet efficiency.


Wal-Mart will
evaluate the system, believed to be the first of its type, in regular
line haul service at one of its distribution centers throughout 2009,
ArvinMeritor said in a release.

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