Eaton hydraulic hybrid system debuts in Michigan


* Eaton system has been tested in Texas and Denver * Fuel, maintenance savings pay back extra cost in 3 yrs * Stores energy from braking to use during acceleration By Bernie Woodall ANN ARBOR, Michigan, July 28 (Reuters) - The university town of Ann Arbor, Michigan became an early adopter of a hydraulic hybrid propulsion system for big trucks that its maker Eaton Corp claims will cut fuel costs and polluting emissions up to 30 percent. Four garbage trucks to be used for recycling ...

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