The Anonymous Widower

It’ll Be All Change On Buses

I was searching for something else and found this article about hybrid-buses in The Engineer.

One new concept, I’ve not come across before is what is called Flybus, which uses a flywheel as a battery.

I am convinced that hybrid buses are the future, as I have three routes that are partly hybrid near me. From a noise point of view they are so much better for customers and bystanders alike and of course they use a lot less fuel

January 30, 2012 - Posted by | News, Transport/Travel |

2 Comments »

  1. […] replace every couple of years or so, they are one of the major running costs of a hybrid bus. But Torotrak have come up with a flywheel-based solution to store energy. Someone will make it […]

    Pingback by The Bus Design Wars « The Anonymous Widower | February 27, 2012 | Reply

  2. […] collection of power, like the trams in Seville. I would go one stage further and use some kind of flywheel power storage, as proposed by […]

    Pingback by Call For Thomas Heatherwick « The Anonymous Widower | April 2, 2013 | Reply


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