General Electric Corp. is interested in hybrid technology — but only for certain highly specific applications, a GE executive tells Ward's. Pete Lawson, GE product line manager for diesel locomotives, says for hauling general freight, usually in containers, across relatively flat land, hybrid locomotive systems offer little energy saving opportunity and thus are not cost effective. He says, however, that an excellent use for hybrid locomotives would be hauling heavy loads ...

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