Press releases (03/07/14) Oerlikon Drive Systems press conference to unveil new Oerlikon Fairfield patent-pending hybrid electric drivetrain technology at ConExpo 2014

Oerlikon Drive Systems press conference to unveil new Oerlikon Fairfield patent-pending hybrid electric drivetrain technology at ConExpo 2014 Las Vegas, (USA)/Mar. 5, 2014 – Oerlikon Drive Systems, with its brand Oerlikon Fairfield, has unveiled with a press conference its new patent-pending hybrid electric drivetrain technology at the ConExpo-Con/Agg trade show. This technology is a complete series electric driveline system from engine to wheel featuring an innovative energy recovery system.

The meeting gathered many journalists of the most famous magazines specialised in construction and mining markets.

The new hybrid technology can bring real advantages to off-highway applications. The system provides up to 30 percent fuel economy improvement and, depending on the application, other benefits such as electrically driven auxiliary drives and the ability to add engine start/stop technology.

A big event at the booth with journalists and customers followed the meeting, so to share with everyone this important innovation, as it is moving forward into the product commercialization phase.

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