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Odyne Gets Allison ePTO Blessing

April 8, 2014 in Electric Drive, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Endorsement for Allison 3000 and 4000 Transmission Trucks

Heavy duty plug-in hybrid electric vehicle specialist Odyne reports that Allison Transmission “has globally endorsed” its electric power takeoff equipment for trucks using Allison’s 3000 and 4000 series transmissions.
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New Flyer Hybrids for SF Muni

January 14, 2014 in Electric Drive, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Option for 50 BAE-Drive Units Adds to 62 Previously Ordered,
Among the 112 Are Allison Parallel as Well as BAE Series Drives

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority – SF Muni – is operating 112 hybrid electric buses from New Flyer Industries, 89 of them with series drivetrains from BAE Systems. The agency exercised an option for 50 of the 40-foot vehicles late last year, adding to 62 previously ordered and deployed. updated January 15
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Freightliner: LA to DC on CNG

May 20, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

A Freightliner Cascadia 113-inch BBC day cab tractor powered by the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine took off from ACT Expo Thursday, headed east on the manufacturer’s first-ever heavy duty U.S. crossing –fueled all the way by public-access CNG.

“We wanted to show the status of natural gas infrastructure,” Daimler Trucks marketing strategy GM David Hames said Wednesday. The truck will stop at roughly 700- to 750-mile intervals to fuel – “entirely on public fueling stations,” he said.
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