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diesel-electric

a locomotive fitted with a diesel engine driving an electric generator that feeds electric traction motors
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The challenge of detecting diesel-electric submarines is best illustrated by an example from the Falklands War.
The use of the Wartsila 20 engines as diesel-electric generating sets is a new development in the tugs market.
The use of electric power to back up the diesel engine at normal speeds and replace it entirely at low speed should make the diesel-electric hybrid astonishingly frugal with as much as 95mpg achievable in normal mixed driving, compared with the official combined figures of 65.
Kenworth's dedication to the green fleet includes the aerodynamic Kenworth T660 and Kenworth T700; T440 and W900S liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) models; T800 LNG trucks; and Kenworth T270 and T370 diesel-electric hybrids.
Lee has announced a contract that includes a firm order for 61 diesel-electric hybrid 60-foot buses and options for up to an additional 363 diesel-electric hybrid 40-foot and 60-foot buses.
ENERGY RESOURCE-10 January 2007-ArvinMeritor, Wal-Mart Transportation Developing Diesel-Electric Drivetrain(C)2007 JeraOne - http://www.
According to the Post-Dispatch, the diesel-electric hybrid costs more than a conventional diesel bus -- $500,000 compared with $175,000 -- but will prove more cost-effective after seven years of service due to fuel savings and other factors.
But they'll settle for any train they can get these days - diesel-electric, steam-powered or toy.
manufacturers of the diesel-electric locomotives now used, General Motors and General Electric, to fairly small design and engineering organizations.
EMD) today announced it has signed a contract with SOCIETE NATIONALE INDUSTRIELLE ET MINIERE (SNIM) to manufacture a quantity of six SD70ACS heavy haul AC diesel-electric locomotives.
The Ministry of National Defense has announced that Taiwan will continue its efforts of buying diesel-electric submarines to replace the country's aging subs and bolster its naval defense capabilities.
Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), a Germany-based automaker, has launched a diesel-electric version of its up