30 Nov '16, 3pm

Seattle Fire Department Amublances With Retrofit Hybrid Sytem Increases Fuel Efficiency; City Ordering More

Seattle Fire Department Amublances With Retrofit Hybrid Sytem Increases Fuel Efficiency; City Ordering More

The Seattle Fire Department reports hybridization of its ambulances this year has significantly cut fuel consumption and emissions Its Medic One Ford E-450 ambulances equipped with XL Hybrid’s retrofit XL3 hybrid system have over the past nine months increased mpg by 23 percent, and reducing tailpipe CO2 emissions by 19 percent. Miles driven per gallon measures MPG while the vehicle is being driven and excludes idling time. Reducing the city’s fleet emissions is a key goal for the city as outlined in Mayor Ed Murray’s Drive Clean Seattle Initiative. The retrofitted ambulances have been driven more than tens of thousands of miles on Seattle’s steeply graded urban streets and in a wide variety of temperatures. Used in 911 emergency response in Seattle’s city center, the XL Hybrids system has the same or better torque than standard ambulances. SEE ALSO: XL Hybrids Goes Made I...

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