The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority adds the first of two parallel hybrid-powered buses to its fleet. The second bus will be added sometime this month. An advanced parallel-hybrid electric powertrain EP System by General Motors Corp.’s Allison Transmission Div. powers the 40-ft. (12-m) buses. New Flyer of America produced the buses, which will deliver up to 50% better acceleration and significant fuel efficiency savings with the EP System vs. a conventional diesel ...

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