For Immediate Release
Hometown Manufacturing, Inc. Collaborates with BAE Systems
Dedicated to a Greener Future – Full Electric now available on Heavy-Duty Low-Floor Bus and Trolley
Crandon, WI— 5/1/22 — A greener tomorrow is a fundamental facet of the Hometown Manufacturing process, start to finish. We strive to design our vehicles to be adaptable for different fuel options as technologies advance and change. Our vehicles have evolved through the years as we enable the future of mobility with innovative and sustainable solutions, making a significant impact on emissions and our environment. We are proud to announce that we are collaborating with BAE Systems to offer its industry leading electric drivetrain and accessory power management systems.
“We are excited to pair this system with our long-standing Jewel of the transit world – the Streetcar. Our new Urban bus will be offered straight away with a full electric option,” Kristina Pence-Dunow, CEO and President of Hometown Manufacturing, Inc. stated. “Hometown’s future is looking green!”
Hometown Manufacturing, Inc. builds each product with integrity, and it was important to work with a company that holds the same high standards in quality and reputation. BAE Systems has more than 25 years of experience developing and fielding electric propulsion and accessory power systems for transit buses. Developing innovative technologies is an integral part of the company’s work and with their expertise in power management and efficient propulsion, BAE Systems is helping Hometown advance transit vehicle mobility with sustainable, high-performance electric solutions.
“We look forward to working with Hometown Manufacturing to help bring their zero emission vehicles to market,” said Steve Trichka, vice president and general manager of Power & Propulsion Solutions at BAE Systems. “We are supporting Hometown with a full-system solution that advances sustainable transportation. Our Series-EV system will deliver clean, highly efficient operation – helping a wide range of transit customers reach their environmental goals.”
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