Hybrid Vehicle

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Hybrid Vehicle

A motor vehicle that uses both gasoline and electricity to power the engine. In general, the internal combustion engine is used to charge the electric motor or when the electric motor is idle. Hybrid vehicles have become more popular with increased concern for the environment and alternative energy.
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Mercedes-Benz, a subsidiary of Daimler AG (NYSE: DAI) (FWB: DAI), is unveiling its Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid Bus at the UITP Congress in Vienna.
The diesel-electric propulsion system on the bus will be functionally similar to those the company currently produces for three of the four largest North American hybrid bus fleets Co New York, Toronto, and San Francisco Co with the addition of a fuel cell to power several accessory systems on the bus.
The fuel cell hybrid bus configuration to be deployed with CTTransit was jointly developed with partners BAE Systems and ElDorado National and is currently in operation with SunLine Transit Agency in Thousand Palms, California.
The low noise of the full hybrid bus is another one of its great strengths, with the electric mode used when approaching and leaving bus stops leading to a reduction in noise levels of more than 50%.
Volvo's new electric hybrid bus, which reduces fuel consumption by 75 per cent compared to conventional diesel buses, will debut at the IAA exhibition in Hannover, Germany, this month.
BASILDON, United Kingdom, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RATP, the Parisian public transport operator, has just awarded one of four tender lots to supply hybrid electric buses to Heuliez Bus, a French premium citybus specialist brand and hybrid bus pioneer, a brand of CNH Industrial.
VDLA has specialised the lastA year in hybrid bus technologyA to compete for the contract, whoseA value is still unknown.
DesignLine believes there are abundant opportunities for operational expansion in the Middle East, with potential buyers in the region showing keen interest in our electric and hybrid bus technology," he remarked.
The Federal Transit Administration recently awarded Western Washington University a $730,000 grant to design a lightweight hybrid bus for transit applications.
Hino) announce that they will provide a fuel-cell hybrid bus for a commercial bus route between central Tokyo and Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) run by Airport Transport Service Co.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's largest car and truck-manufacturing company, Iran-Khodro, is due to unveil the first hybrid bus of the Middle-East in the next 3 months, a company official announced on Sunday.