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Vehicles will get digital hydraulic hybrid drive system

Eaton has announced that it is adapting its digital hydraulic hybrid drive system technology for U. S. Army vehicles, with the goal of developing smaller and lighter drive train components, increasing...


June 1, 2008
By MRO Magazine
MRO Magazine

Eaton has announced that it is adapting its digital hydraulic hybrid drive system technology for U. S. Army vehicles, with the goal of developing smaller and lighter drive train components, increasing fuel efficiency and improving traction and stability for Army tactical vehicles. The project is being carried out in conjunction with Western Michigan University (WMU). Development work will be conducted by scientists and engineers at Eaton’s Innovation Center in cooperation with WMU’s Center for Advanced

Vehicle Design Simulation. Eaton’s hydraulics headquarters also is actively involved in the project. Eaton Corporation