May 19, 2014
Signed an agreement with CALSTART to deploy the vehicle in 2015 with partners BAE Systems, ElDorado National and the university.
October 3, 2013
Will equip 120 New Flyer Xcelsior buses with its HybriDrive Series-E electric drive system. The first delivery is scheduled for 2014.
September 5, 2013
Eight projects were selected to receive a share of FY2012 funds through the National Fuel Cell Bus Program, which has provided nearly $90 million since 2006 to speed the development of fuel-cell technology
August 27, 2013
The development and production of these hybrid propulsion systems will be conducted at BAE Systems’ Endicott, N.Y. facility, with the first delivery scheduled for 2014.
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.
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