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Bus News: Issue Issue 28 5 Apr 2012

Retro-fitting hybrids scheme to accelerate adoption rate

Vantage Power, an EV powertrain specialist based in London have come up with a scheme for retro fitting hybrid power systems to buses to accelerate the take up

of the new technology.  Vantage has teamed up with Ensign Bus Company, the UK’s largest bus dealer and an operator based out of Grays in Essex, to prototype a low cost, robust and fuel-efficient series hybrid powertrain. Among several unique features will be its flexible architecture, allowing it to be retrofitted into...

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