Caterpillar Hybrid Engine Concept Optimizes Machine Performance

The Cat C18 hybrid concept captures and re-uses surplus energy to help improve machine performance.


In this episode of OEM Industry Update, Ajay Prasher, Electrification Product Marketing Manager at Caterpillar Inc., overviews the company’s new hybrid engine concept. The Cat C18 uses a parallel hybrid system to capture surplus energy and re-introduce that energy into a machine as needed. This helps to reduce fuel consumption and emissions.

This interview is also available in video format as part of our Design & Engineering Insights video series.