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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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LTD also estimates it will cost $300,000 less to operate an all-electric bus compared with a diesel-electric model during the 12-year life of the vehicle, which is the federal standard.
The use of the Wartsila 20 engines as diesel-electric generating sets is a new development in the tugs market.
Surely this is one area where more urgent research is needed into a cost-effective hybrid system, where the initial outlay in converting the existing diesel-electric multiple units into an electro-diesel configuration would produce large savings in fuel, and with the predicted escalation in fuel costs and consequential benefits to the environment, should pay for itself well within the existing lifetime of these fleets.
The report quoted Ravi Pisharody, President, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors as saying "We're developing a diesel-electric hybrid.
The diesel-electric trains, paid for largely with federal funds, will each emit 20 tons less of nitrogen oxide annually.
Headquartered in Illinois, EMD designs, manufactures and sells diesel-electric locomotives for all commercial railroad applications and has sold its products in more than 70 countries worldwide.
For years, cruise ships and other large vessels have used diesel-electric systems because of the systems' ability to efficiently produce propulsion and auxiliary power on long, uninterrupted trips across the ocean.
The T370 is equipped with a stakebed body, PACCAR PX-6 engine rated 240 hp and Eaton's diesel-electric hybrid power system.
Navistar today unveiled its newest hybrid truck, the International WorkStar Hybrid 4x4 -- the industry's first four-wheel drive diesel-electric hybrid commercial truck.
Zytek has launched a demonstration plug-in hybrid diesel-electric vehicle in London.
Using Deltek hybrid diesel-electric technology, the Vector 1800MT is Carrier's premier multi-temperature unit, offering an estimated 30% reduction in maintenance cost.
in May, cites the example of the General Electric Evolution diesel-electric locomotive as evidence of a shift away from mechanical drives and controls.