Voith Turbo launches its own diesel engine

Hondius, Harry
July 2010
Railway Gazette International;Jul2010, Vol. 166 Issue 7, p36
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of Voith Turbo to enter the traction market by launching its very own Euro IIIB compliant engine called the V2868 engine. It says that the V2868 engine is considered the first ever diesel engine for rail traction applications. According to the author, Voith also obtained a license as a diesel engine manufacturer from the Federal Road Transport Office. The reason why Voith chose MAN as partner for the project and the details of its parallel hybrid electric drive for the DIWApack are also discussed.


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