The Department of Transportation Services of the city and county of Honolulu, Hawaii has selected BAE Systems’ HybriDrive Series-E propulsion system to power four New Flyer Xcelsior 60-foot, low-floor rapid transit buses. The system enables all bus...
For the first time in North America, transit bus operators will be able to employ engine stop/start technology to shut off bus engines as passengers board and disembark, reducing air and noise pollution as well as fuel consumption.
BAE Systems’ HybriDrive series hybrid electric propulsion system is operating in more cities and available from more bus manufacturers than ever before with more than 3,500 delivered or ordered worldwide.
TCAT riders will get the chance to experience clean, green, cutting edge technology on hydrogen fuel cell bus that will be added to the Ithaca based transit agency’s fleet – likely within the next 12 to 18 months.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced Sept 5 $13.6 million in federal funding to advance the commercialization of American-made fuel cell buses for the transit industry.
New Flyer Industries has selected BAE Systems’ HybriDrive propulsion system to power a fleet of new 60-foot, low-floor rapid transit buses for the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) in San Jose, Calif.
HybriDrive propulsion systems is the most electric hybrid system. Transit agencies now have four electric operating modes to increase fuel economy all while providing a clean and quiet ride for passengers. Learn more at www.hybridrive.com.
Under a project aimed at leveraging improvements from previous programs to demonstrate the commercial feasibility of fuel cell technology, BAE Systems has served as the prime integrator to deliver the vehicle to SunLine Transit in an effort funded by...
Since the first of these vehicles entered service in late 2008, the environmentally friendly propulsion provided by BAE Systems has saved the operator well over 44,000 gallons of diesel and prevented the release of more than 450 tonnes of CO2.
BAE Systems has launched a website to showcase its HybriDrive family of hybrid-electric products at www.hybridrive.com. HybriDrive offers energy-saving products to the transit bus, heavy-duty truck, light rail, maritime and operational energy markets.