28 Feb '13, 3pm

Bus and Coach News: Oxford to compare hybrid drives: The Oxford Bus Company has taken deli... #bus #coach #diesel

Bus and Coach News: Oxford to compare hybrid drives: The Oxford Bus Company has taken deli... #bus #coach #diesel

The Oxford Bus Company has taken delivery of 19 Volvo B5LH hybrids. They join 17 ADL Enviro400Hs which operate on the company’s park-and-ride service last and will allow the company to evaluate the relative merits of series and parallel hybrid drives. OBC managing director Philip Kirk says: “This investment is a further part of our commitment to Oxford. We are giving our existing and potential customers the most modern and attractive buses. In addition we are making those buses as environmentally friendly as possible, recognising the highly sensitive nature of the city’s historic core. “We now have a large batch of both of the principal types of electric hybrid double deck. We will be conducting extensive evaluation trials to determine whether the series or parallel design is best for our high-intensity urban operations. We will be monitoring customer reaction as well as t...

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