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Lightning Hydraulics for Heavier Vehicles

April 27, 2014 in Hybrids, Hydraulic Hybrid by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Hydraulic Hybrid Drive Adopted for Class 7 and 8 Buses and Trucks,
Colorado Company Prepares for Trials on a BMTC Tata Bus in India

Colorado’s Lightning Hybrids has been quietly testing a heavier version of its fuel-saving hydraulic hybrid driveline, suitable for Class 7 and Class 8 buses and trucks. Early installations include an 81-passenger Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner bus in Toronto and, with trials to begin this summer, a Tata BS III vehicle operated by BMTC, India’s Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corp.

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