June 17, 2009

DesignLine equips Baltimore with hybrid buses



Charlotte, N.C.-based DesignLine USA LLC, a designer and manufacturer of hybrid and electric vehicles for the public transportation market, announced that the first of 21 buses ordered by the city of Baltimore was unveiled on June 10.

 

The DesignLine EcoSaver IV bus features a proprietary hybrid-propulsion system that can operate in “zero-emission” mode on battery power up to 40 percent of the time; reduce greenhouse gas emissions up to 70 percent; reduce fuel consumption up to 40 percent and contributes to a ride that is at least 35 percent quieter than typical city buses.  

 

DesignLine is scheduled to deliver the remaining buses in the city’s 21-unit order by fall 2009.

 

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