Green Car Congress: Mitsubishi-Fuso Launches New Diesel-Electric Hybrid Truck

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Mitsubishi Fuso

5 July 2006

Canter Eco

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck Bus (MFTBC), 85% owned by DaimlerChrysler and a of DaimlerChrysler’s Truck Group, its new Canter Eco Hybrid parallel truck into the Japanese today. (Earlier post .)

The Eco Hybrid system combines a four-cylinder inline diesel an ultra-slim 35 kW electric motor/generator between an automatic clutch disengaging the engine from the a high-efficiency automated mechanical and a 1.9kWh Li-ion battery consisting of 96 cells connected in

The 3.0-liter DOHC, 16-valve turbo-diesel engine generates (123 hp) at 3200 rpm and 294 Nm (217 of torque at 1,700 rpm. It a new diesel particulate filter for PM and a high precision, exhaust gas (EGR) system for reducing NO x .

The can operate in all-electric mode, and has an Stop Start (ISS) that automatically turns off the when the transmission is shifted to N, fuel and reducing emissions. ISS can be on or off according to user preference.

The electric motor is used to the vehicle when starting During hard acceleration, the diesel engine and electric power the vehicle. When the vehicle is driven by the diesel only, like a conventional

When slowing down or the electric motor/generator functions as a to brake the vehicle and use regenerative to recharge the Li-ion battery

The Canter Eco Hybrid features a 41% in NO x and 46% decrease in particulate matter versus conventionally-powered models. The already meets Japan’s new emissions regulations, due to come effect August 2007—the commercial truck to do so.

The hybrid drive installed in the vehicle an up-to-20% increase in fuel over conventionally-powered models. The savings are especially significant stop-and-go, delivery driving.

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The vehicle was introduced today at in Tokyo attended by DaimlerChrysler Dieter Zetsche, Head of the Truck Group Andreas MFTBC President CEO Harald MFTBC Chairman Keisuke customers, press and guests.

The Eco Hybrid marks a milestone for the truck industry. Customers and the will both benefit this technological advance. Our truck pillar Fuso is a vehicle that advances sustainability and customer value, and positions DaimlerChrysler as a world in commercial truck technology.

—DaimlerChrysler Chairman Dieter

The new Canter Eco Hybrid joins Mitsubishi Fuso hybrid already in commercial production: the Nonstep HEV bus, launched in a 68-passenger city bus with drive. The bus is now in operation by customers in Aichi and Gifu, Japan.

is now beginning customer deliveries of the Eco Hybrid in Japan. Mitsubishi expects to sell several Canter Eco Hybrids by the end of 2006, the number increasing in the coming The new Canter Eco Hybrid—weighing 2,830- kilograms with a payload from 2,000-3,000 kg—is for numerous applications in city refuse pickup and other

Fuso is first launching the Eco Hybrid in Japan, while the product for international markets. It prototypes of the truck to the US earlier year.

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