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Axion and ePower 18-Wheel Hybrid

June 11, 2013 in batteries, Electric Drive by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Durable PbC Batteries Facilitate Large Fuel Efficiency Gains

Axion Power International’s PbC brand lead-carbon batteries are being tested on a Peterbilt 386 tractor converted to series hybrid electric operation by ePower Engine Systems of Florence, Ky. The PCB batteries’ tolerance to repeated charge cycles is enabling significant fuel efficiency gains.

Axion PbC Batteries for Norfolk Southern

February 25, 2013 in batteries, Rail by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Supercapacitive’ Batteries Can Be Made on Lead Acid Lines

New Castle, Pa.-based Axion Power says it’s completed shipping a $475,000 order for its PbC brand lead carbon batteries to the Norfolk Suffolk railroad for trials in a pure battery electric yard switcher locomotive, the line’s first, designated NS-999.

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