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THE GILLIG HYBRID

The GILLIG Hybrid is a variant of the Low Floor model that is powered by a clean diesel hybrid electrical propulsion system. It reduces emissions, saves on fuel and is smoother and quieter than a conventional bus, so it is environmentally and economically responsible while also being passenger and community friendly.

The GILLIG Hybrid bus development was started in the early 1990s and was the result of years of research and testing which included field testing of many alternative fuel technologies (Methanol, Ethanol, Fumigated Ethanol, bio-diesel, CNG, LNG, LPG and Hydrogen fuel cells). The diesel hybrid was chosen as being the most promising new propulsion system with the fewest concerns and the most benefits.

The hybrid drive system is supplied by GMs Allison Division, and uses the latest parallel drive technology which is more efficient than the traditional series systems.  Long life, non-hazardous, and maintenance free NiMH batteries capture and store braking energy and advanced solid state controllers manage and blend power sources to optimize performance and efficiency.

This variant is available in 30', 35', and 40' Low Floor bus models, and can be combined with the BRT styling packages.  As usual, Altoona testing shows these buses to be the most reliable (fewest issues, least downtime), the quietest and the most fuel-efficient. This is the way to save money and fuel while also getting praise from the community and environmentalists!

Environmental responsibility is a necessity and at GILLIG its a reality

 

 

The GILLIG Low Floor Hybrid Bus

Three Models to choose from...

 

  40 Foot
Hybrid Bus

Overall Length        40'

Turning Radius       43'

Overall Height        132"

 

All other features and dimensions and general specifications are the same as the standard GILLIG Low Floor 40' bus.

  35 Foot
Hybrid Bus

Overall Length        36'

Turning Radius       36'

Overall Height        132"

 

All other features and dimensions and general specifications are the same as the standard GILLIG Low Floor 35 bus.

 

  30 Foot
Hybrid Bus

Overall Length        30'

Turning Radius       29'

Overall Height        132"

 

All other features, dimensions and general specifications are the same as the standard GILLIG Low Floor 30' bus.

 

 

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