Hybrid drive demonstrates 15% fuel saving

Deutsche Bahn VT642 test DMU.

ENGINE: A 15% reduction in fuel consumption compared to a conventional diesel multiple-unit was achieved by Deutsche Bahn’s VT642 test DMU when MTU undertook trials with a hybrid version of its PowerPack.

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