PennDOT orders hybrid buses from Azure

July 2008
Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2008, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p8
Trade Publication
The article focuses on an order for 10 Azure/StarTrans Hybrid Para-transit Citibus received by Azure Dynamics Corp. from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for delivery in 2008. The features of the hybrid buses include engine-off driving while electronically supporting key ancillary functions such as airconditioning and braking. The advantages of the powertrain of the hybrid buses are also noted, such as a 40% improvement in fuel economy. Rabbit Transit will operate the first 10 buses in York County.


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