UQM Technologies' propulsion system picked for hybrid bus development project

January 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2008, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p16
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The article reports on the selection of the permanent magnet propulsion motor of UQM Technologies Inc. as part of a collaborative advanced hybrid electric bus development program in Michigan in 2008. The program is being performed by the Flint Michigan Mass Transportation Authority (MTA), Kettering University, Michigan State University and Transportation Techniques LLC. Five hybrid electric cutaway buses are currently being operated by MTA. The program is aimed at improving fuel efficiency over standard diesel-powered vehicles.


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