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UK: Flybus to start testing flywheel hybrid bus

The UK’s Flybus consortium reports the successful integration of prototype flywheel hybrid hardware into an Optare Solo Midibus. The Flybus system, which the consortium says should cost significantly less than current electric hybrids, uses a Ricardo Kinergy flywheel as the energy storage medium and a Torotrak continuously variable transmission (CVT) It’s time to log in … Continued

The UK’s Flybus consortium reports the successful integration of prototype flywheel hybrid hardware into an Optare Solo Midibus. The Flybus system, which the consortium says should cost significantly less than current electric hybrids, uses a Ricardo Kinergy flywheel as the energy storage medium and a Torotrak continuously variable transmission (CVT)

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