is an American company that has developed a hybrid system that can be easily and quickly installed on standard models.
The kit is adaptable on some of the most used commercially and in fleets: Lincoln TownCar, Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and also Ford vans (E-Series).
The system is placed on the rear axle and uses an electric motor, it is connected to a lithium battery that is placed in the trunk.
Thanks to this technology, power is increased and consumption decreased by 15-30% in the city.
After two years of work the technology was officially launched this week.
No original parts is removed, the system is recharged through braking (regenerative braking).
A charge indicator placed on the dashboard.
XL Hybrid’s kit is installed in just a few hours and requires no special skills for maintenance.
Adaptability to other models will be available from 2012.
The price of the conversion kit has not yet been revealed.