11 Oct '17, 12pm

GILLIG and Cummins partner on all-electric buses

GILLIG and Cummins partner on all-electric buses

GILLIG and Cummins announced a new electrified power partnership at the APTA public transportation show taking place in Atlanta. The technical collaboration work focuses on integrating and optimizing new battery electric technology offered by Cummins that will soon power GILLIG zero-emissions transit buses. The technical development agreement was announced by Derek Maunus, President of GILLIG, and Amy Boerger, Cummins Vice President — Sales North America. Initial development work for the new battery electric GILLIG bus plans for a 200-mile operating range on a single charge. The bus will feature a direct-drive traction motor with peak torque of 3,500 Nm (2582 pound-foot), and utilize energy recovered from a regenerative braking system. A package of e-accessories will be powered by the Cummins system. The initial bus deployment will use a plug-in charger. Cummins currently ...

Full article: http://electriccarsreport.com/2017/10/gillig-cummins-part...

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