August 16, 2010

Allison hybrid system to be offered on Orion VII

Allison Transmission Inc. announced that Allison Hybrid Systems will be offered in Daimler Buses North America's Orion VII transit bus.

Orion stated that the Allison Hybrid H 40 EP is now being quoted for active bids and will be available in 2011.

"The Allison Hybrid System further enhances Orion's current hybrid leadership and now allows customers to specify which hybrid system is best suited for their specific needs," said Patrick Scully, chief commercial officer for Daimler Buses North America.

The Allison Hybrid H 40 EP is a two-mode parallel hybrid that operates automatically as a parallel hybrid or series hybrid. The continuously variable drive features an infinite number of ratios and automatically adjusts ratios to operate at optimum power curves, attaining the best performance and fuel economy, according to the company.

Allison's Hybrid System is in operation around the world in approximately 3,500 buses and coaches that are providing over 250 million miles of reliable and low emission service.

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