Transportation — Mass Transit

Extrusions are a major element in next generation transit solutions — whether rail or road. Take the Hybrid Hydraulic Bus developed by BUSolutions, a public-private advanced transit bus development initiative by Altair ProductDesign, Inc. With an all-aluminum body and chassis, making extensive use of extrusion, the bus is 10% lighter than conventional diesel buses, with lifetime costs 20% less. Get the whole story at www.altairbusolutions.com or see a discussion of extrusion's role at www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6cUFxjNF1U.

Images: Sumitomo Corp of America, Altair ProductDesign