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Freightliner Delivers Hybrid Truck to MythBusters TV Show

Breaking News

Freightliner M2 Hybrid and MythBusters
In brief: The hit Discovery Channel show MythBusters has taken delivery of a Freightliner hybrid truck for daily operations.

Vehicle in the news

Make/Model: M2 106 Hybrid Manufacturer: Freightliner

The word

Freightliner M2 106 Hybrid and MythBusters

Freightliner Trucks has delivered a 2010 Business Class M2 106 Hybrid dry van truck to the MythBusters TV show to be featured in upcoming episodes as the new work truck for the show's day-to-day operations.

The truck was been customized by Supreme Corporation in Moreno Valley, California and features a 20 foot van body with a 16 foot retractable awning, exterior lighting, and a hydraulic tailgate lift from Maxon Lifts. The 5kW Eaton auxiliary power generator will run accessories such as power tools and a refrigerator.

The hybrid truck will get 25-40% better mileage than its standard diesel counterpart.

And so ...

The customized hybrid truck was delivered to the show's San Francisco-based headquarters this week.

Photo credits: Freightliner Trucks, Oregon

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