Daimler wins orders for 1,052 hybrid city buses


FRANKFURT, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Daimler AG's North American bus business has won orders from New York City and Ottawa for a total of 1,052 diesel-electric hybrid public transit buses, the company said on Monday. These buses will be powered by BAE Systems' hybrid propulsion system and will be delivered into 2010. Compared with standard diesel buses, these hybrid buses deliver up to 30 percent better fuel economy while reducing emissions, the company said. (Reporting by Michael Shields; ...

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