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October 3, 2013

BAE to power King County Metro fleet

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

FTA announces $13.6M in fuel-cell bus grants

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

New Flyer taps BAE propulsion for Calif. artics

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

CTTransit to receive hydrogen fuel-cell bus

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

BAE's Series-E HybriDrive features more electric capability

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

A123 signs battery pack deal with BAE Systems

Will supply lithium ion battery packs based on company's prismatic cells for BAE's HybriDrive propulsion system.


December 5, 2011

Calif.'s SunLine receives grant for more fuel-cell buses

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

BAE launches HybriDrive for artic buses

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

BAE-powered buses reach major milestone

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

BAE Systems launches HybriDrive website

The microsite offers a fresh, new look, simplified navigation and more comprehensive information on the complete family of HybriDrive vehicles and products.


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