Monthly Archives: July 2011

Kunming Hybrid Event

Last week the local transport authority arranged its second hybrid benchmark contest. This time some 15 manufacturers took part. Volvo 7700 Hybrid was taking part but outside the contest. Note the innocent ivory shade of the bus. Sunwin, our bus joint … Continue reading

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The Way is the Labour’s worth

The running letters flooded the big screen at Helsinki Airport from left to right. “Boarding” flashed the top 8 rows in green characters. Only the very top line was red, “GATE 36   Beijing   New information at    18.05″. There was a technical issue with my flight … Continue reading

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Hybrid Baptism

Last week the Luzern transport authority (VBL) arranged an event for the inauguration of their new hybrid bus fleet. Luzern is a ~100 000 person city located at Vierwaldstättersee in the middle of Switzerland. As most Swiss cities the public … Continue reading

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