VOLVO goes Green
Volvo has designed the Volvo 7700, the first hybrid bus that is capable of delivering performance without degrading the nature. Yes its an absolutely a go green bus. The 7700 promises to reduce fuel consumption by 30% - a perfect solution towards cost reduction. In addition to the lower fuel consumption, the Volvo hybrid reduces the discharge of particles and nitrous oxides by 40-50% compared to the diesel bus.
Using the Volvo I-Sam hybrid system, the bus can be powered by the electric motor which is charged by the braking system, or the diesel engine which can be used separately or simultaneously.
Via : Yankodesign