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BAE-Cummins Start-Stop for Hybrids

August 5, 2014 in Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids, New Products by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Slashes 40-Foot Bus Idle Time and Reduces Fuel Use

BAE Systems and Cummins are promoting a new start-stop feature for 40-foot transit buses equipped with the Cummins ISB6.7 diesel engine and BAE’s HybriDrive brand Series-E drivetrain. The optional feature, said to be a first for North America, has been shown to reduce idle time by 30% to 40%, while paring fuel use from 5% to 8%.

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