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The Arctic Whisper: The World's First Fast-Charged Hybrid Bus Debuts in Umeå, Sweden PDF Print E-mail

First peak at the "Arctic Whisper"

The Arctic Whisper's hybrid bus batteries will be fast charged by the Opbrid Bůsbaar for 5-10 minutes at the end of its route to achieve nearly 100% all-electric operation but with the reliability of diesel. The world's first fast rechargeable hybrid bus is now being tested in Umeå City in a collaboration between the companies Hybricon AB, Opbrid SL, e-Traction BV, Umeå Energi AB and the Umeå City Corporation.

Read full press release here:

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/04/prweb5221714.htm

Also, (in Swedish)

http://www.nyteknik.se/nyheter/fordon_motor/bilar/article3145686.ece

and from Swedish national television:

http://svt.se/2.33919/1.2382126/umea_far_nya_hybridbussar?lid=puff_2382242&lpos=rubrik

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 July 2011 14:03
 
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