diesel-electric

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a locomotive driven by the electric current generated by a diesel engine

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This includes new generation buses with the latest low-emissions technologies as well as increasingly popular hybrid diesel-electric engines that use the start and stop of the school bus drive cycle to capture, store and use energy, thereby reducing fuel costs and allowing for downsized diesel engines.
Costly modifications are proposed to the diesel-electric engines which power the Quaylink buses between Newcastle and Gateshead.
IC Corporation, North America's largest combined school bus and commercial bus manufacturer, is launching a new line of commercial buses powered by hybrid diesel-electric engines.
The new rule requires ships to switch over to cleaner-burning fuels in their auxiliary diesel engines and diesel-electric engines once they are within 24 nautical miles of the California coastline.
The vessel is powered by four vast diesel-electric engines.