TITLE

Electrifying chassis

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2009, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the selection of Utilimaster by Azure Dynamics to convert new Ford E-450 chassis into hybrid trucks that can save fuel for customers and reduce exhaust emissions and to serve as a mounting platform for its own truck body installations. The hybrid chassis of Utilimaster reportedly combines the best features or the Triton gas engine with a 280-volt motor. Its advantage of the gasoline engine shutting off when the vehicle is stopped is also noted.
ACCESSION #
36412077

 

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