Saving Fuel Through Speed Control

GE Transportation Trip Optimizer for rail applications determines optimal speed GE Transportation has developed a technology, under the ecomagination umbrella, designed to reduce fuel consumption in locomotives by calculating the optimal locomotive speed. GE’s Trip Optimizer was found to save 12.5 million liters of fuel (a 7% average savings) in the first 8 million kilometers […]

Repowering the Cross Sound Ferry’s M.V. JOHN H.

GE Marine, a unit of GE Transportation, recently announced that it successfully installed two inline L250 engines on Cross Sound Ferry’s M.V. JOHN H., making the vessel U.S. EPA Tier II compliant while increasing power and reducing fuel consumption by up to 15%. The M.V. JOHN H. operates on a vehicle and passenger ferry route […]