Date: 15th Apr 2012
Hybrid bus powered by ultracapacitors
and diesel engine
Corriere di Bologna has reported launching of electric
buses in the Italian city of Bologna made by bus maker Van
Hool. The model A330 Hyb uses supercapacitors (also called
ultracapacitors) to store the braking energy.
The supercapacitors are increasing playing important role
in environment friendly sustainable transport systems. They
are also used in electric trains.
Maxwell is the leading supplier of supercapacitors to this
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