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Hybrid Technologies

RunWise Saves Fuel!

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An average Class 8 truck burns 9800 gallons of diesel each year! Parker's RunWise can help reduce your refuse truck's fuel consumption up to 50%. Therefore saving 980 5-gallon gas cans every year. An amazing fuel displacement measure by anyone's count.

What is a Hybrid Vehicle?

When referring to trucks, a hybrid refers to a vehicle whose power train combines the power from two or more sources. Typically one source will be the engine or prime mover, the second source can be from a battery or ultra capacitor in electric hybrids or from a flywheel in mechanical hybrids or from an accumulator in the case of hydraulic hybrids. Learn about Parker's RunWise® Advanced Series Hybrid Drives for truck applications and solutions.

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NEW! How RunWise Works

RunWise hit the streets of Southern Florida September, 2010. View our latest video to hear feedback from the source: the drivers and fleet managers. See the results verified by the fleets. Also, learn how Parker's hydraulic hybrid works.

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