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Vassar, MI, United States, 2013/11/22 - US Engine Production today announced it will provide the Toronto Transit Commission in Canada with 324 Cummins ISBE 6.7L Diesel Engines to repower the Toronto Municipal Hybrid Electric bus fleet - USEPinc.com.
US Engine Production, MI (USEP) Announces Winning Contract For Toronto Transit Commission Hybrid Bus Fleet Engine Repowering With Clean Burning Cummins ISBE 6.7L Diesel Engines
USEP contract award will allow the City of Toronto to replace older, less efficient bus engines with lower emissions and improved fuel economy for years to come. Refreshing the fleet also enables the Toronto Transit Commission to maintain and improve levels of service while providing additional customer benefits such as lower operating costs with fewer disruptions of service.
“USEP was successful in wining this contract based upon our competitive price, technical capabilities, highly experienced engine assembly workforce, and new state of the art facility” said Joseph Tencza, Operations Manager of USEP’s Vassar facility.
The Cummins ISBE 6.7L Diesel Engine is a ultra-green burning and fuel efficient engine when installed in a hybrid bus. The hybrid engine will provide 260 horsepower and more than adequate torque output.
Tours of the new Michigan facility at available by request.
Headquartered in Vassar, MI, USEP is one of the United States leading engine rebuilding and vehicle repowering manufacturer specializing in Diesel Engines. USEP provides engine solutions for customers worldwide. USEP’s sister company Advanced Vehicle Assembly, Inc (AVA) specializing in HMMWV (Hummer H1) repowering for the military and civilian markets all located in the same 150,000 square foot faulty.
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