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Altec Industries Opens Its New Green Fleet Facility in Dixon, Calif.

April 25, 2012 in Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Altec Industries opened its new “Green Fleet” facility east of San Francisco yesterday, attracting Dixon, Calif. Mayor Jack Batchelor, U.S. Congressman John Garamendi, and executives of Pacific Gas & Electric and Southern California Edison — two key utility customers.

A PG&E purchase commitment prompted Alabama-based Altec’s decision to expand in California.
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Variable Torque Targets Trucks in 2012

February 23, 2012 in Hybrids by rich  |  No Comments

Indiana’s Variable Torque Motors is targeting trucks with its hybrid electric driveshaft retrofits, which until today have been sold mostly for buses.
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Napa Valley USD Welcomes New Hybrids

February 6, 2012 in Hybrids by rich  |  No Comments

Northern California’s Napa Valley Unified School District is deploying new hybrid buses, employing parallel drive technology from Eaton and Azure Dynamics.
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BAE Parallel for Bates Troy Trial

January 2, 2012 in Fleet Order, Hybrids by rich  |  No Comments

A Freightliner M2 fitted with a HybriDrive Parallel brand hybrid electric powertrain by BAE Systems is entering trials with Bates Troy Healthcare Linens of Binghamton, N.Y.
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Quantum & SBE for Power Unit

January 2, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs by rich  |  No Comments

Quantum (NASDAQ:QTWW) last week disclosed a technology partnership with Barre, Vt.-based SBE, Inc. (SB Electronics) via which SBE is to provide a novel integrated capacitor/bus structure design, employing power ring capacitor technology, for power electronics for electric drive vehicles.

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