Hydraulic hybrid brakes get tested on Los Angeles refuse truck fleet

November 2007
Trailer / Body Builders;Nov2007, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p18
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The article reports that Bosch Rexroth is working with the Los Angeles Department of Public Works in California to study the benefits of hydraulic hybrid technology in its refuse truck fleet. The project involves Bosch Rexroth's Hydrostatic Regenerative Brake (HRB) system. Two American LaFrance LLC Condor liquid natural gas (LNG) trucks will be outfitted with vehicle data acquisition systems to monitor real-world operating conditions. New West Technologies LLC will be providing Bosch Rexroth with the truck duty cycle data for the refuse fleet.


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