Hybrids, electrics moving some big trucks

by Terry Box
Special from Dallas Morning News
August 26, 2012

Dallas ‚Äî After years of diesel clatter, sweet silence fills the cab of Kevin Knowles’ Frito-Lay delivery truck.

The truck, one of 10 electric vehicles in Frito-Lay’s Dallas-area fleet, quietly plies the streets of Wylie, Texas, and Murphy, Texas…

Once the soot-belching, big-foot monsters of the highway, giant commercial trucks are slowly becoming more eco-friendly — out of necessity.

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