Voith GmbH recently conducted testing of its SensoTop transmission technology on transit buses and found the technology can provide fleets up to 7% in fuel savings.
Testing was conducted in Minneapolis, MN; Salt Lake City, UT; Austin, TX; Lancaster, PA; Portland, OR; and San Mateo County, CA. Over the course of several weeks, fleets in these cities acheived fuel savings between 3 and 7%.
SensoTop is Voith's transmission control software which enables the transmission to automatically adapt gear-shifting points based on accerlation, vehicle load and topography of the route.
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