Even cleaner and quieter: Five hybrid articulated buses

whisper through Stuttgart using new plug-in technology

Stuttgart: 1 October 2013

Plug-in technology: Economical refuelling from a power socket

New energy management control

Project is part of "Electromobility Showcase"

Shuttle bus at the Bürgerfest on 3 October.

The Citaro G BlueTEC Hybrid forms the basis of plug-in city bus

Four wheel-hub motors with a diesel engine as an electric generator.

Lithium-ion batteries on the roof.

Zero-emission, noiseless electric driving

Compact diesel engine – and no automatic transmission

Diesel electric hybrid: A logical step towards the fuel cell

Pictured above: Mercedes-Benz Citaro G BlueTEC® Hybrid in operation for Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG

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