April 23, 2013
Based on the SunLine American Fuel-Cell bus configuration, it utilizes an ElDorado National heavy‐duty urban transit bus glider with a Ballard FCvelocity HD6 fuel-cell power module and BAE Systems’ HybriDrive propulsion system.
October 2, 2012
It combines BAE’s highly efficient HybriDrive series propulsion system with advanced power electronics to drive and manage all vehicle accessory systems electrically; enable engine stop/start; anti-idling; and implement advanced EV modes for more efficient, cleaner and quieter operation.
July 19, 2012
Will supply lithium ion battery packs based on company's prismatic cells for BAE's HybriDrive propulsion system.
December 5, 2011
Under this new award, Ballard will supply FCvelocityTM-HD6 power modules for ElDorado fuel-cell hybrid buses featuring a series hybrid-electric drive from lead integrator BAE Systems. These buses are expected to be operational in 2013.
October 4, 2011
The hybrid-electric propulsion system saves an additional 10-20 percent on fuel for bus fleets, which doesn’t include the other 10 percent in fuel savings made possible through a new idling function.
August 22, 2011
As an early UK adopter of this proven technology, London United placed an order for an additional 20 vehicles in 2010 following their participation in the hybrid bus trial run by Transport for London.
June 16, 2011
The microsite offers a fresh, new look, simplified navigation and more comprehensive information on the complete family of HybriDrive vehicles and products.
March 17, 2010
The diesel-electric BAE Systems HybriDrive system being installed in the new ADL Enviro 400h hybrid buses for Oxford and Manchester, England, will deliver fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions that are up to 30 percent lower than conventional buses.
December 3, 2009
Signed an agreement with BAE Systems for the supply of components for the power chain for its new-generation hybrid buses.
August 19, 2009
To supply HybriDrive system to Daimler Buses North America, which received an order from King County Metro Transit for 500 Orion VII hybrid-electric buses, with an option for 200 additional units.
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