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Zunum Aero and Safran Helicopter Engines to deliver electric commercial aircraft

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Zunum Aero’s hybrid aircraft will reduce operating costs by 60-80% Zunum Aero, a pioneer in electric aviation, has selected Safran Helicopter Engines for its hybrid-to-electric commercial aircraft, which will be available in the early 2020s. Safran Helicopter Engines will provide a new generation engine turbine to drive the Zunum ZA10’s …

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Rolls-Royce introduces new MTU hybrid propulsion systems for ships

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Rolls-Royce will test the MTU hybrid system in 2019 As of 2020, Rolls-Royce will launch a range of completely integrated MTU hybrid ship propulsion systems onto the market. The propulsion systems will also be made available for yachts, work boats, ferries and patrol boats in a power range of 1,000-4,000 …

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Volvo to deliver seven electric hybrid buses to Grudziadz in Poland

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The order brings the number of buses sold by Volvo in Poland to 112 The city of Grudziadz in northern Poland has ordered seven Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid buses. This is the second order for Volvo’s electric hybrid buses in Poland. Earlier this year Inowroclaw ordered eight electric hybrids and …

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Quebec orders nearly 500 more electric-hybrid systems from BAE Systems

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The deal will help Quebec save 20 million gallons of fuel and 215,000 tonnes of CO2 per year BAE Systems, a global provider of more than 9,000 electric-hybrid, battery-electric, and fuel-cell electric systems, has announced that the Association du Transport Urbain du Quebec (ATUQ) ordered 497 electric-hybrid buses using the …

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