Peterbilt 386 Hybrid 2008 Full Innovation – Truck with class 8 category, Peterbilt 386 Hybrid 2008 is a trunk tractor which has 7% more efficiency than its predecessor. It was developed on the basis of the existing Peterbilt 386, along with Eaton and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in the previous year, and in 2010 passed all tests, which received high marks.
On the 2008 Peterbilt 386 Hybrid road there were no surprises, the braking energy was restored and stored in Eaton’s lithium batteries, which in turn fed the electric motor, which helped the main diesel engines. Eaton motors are only activated when the main unit starts to produce less power. Peterbilt 386 Hybrid 2008 with the main engine on the tractor installed in-line six-cylinder turbocharged diesel, Caterpillar C13 430 horsepower. This system allows the 2008 Peterbilt 386 Hybrid truck to save 5 to 7% of fuel, which every year allows to save around 9,000 US dollars or more.
In addition to the hybrid installation, another change made to the Peterbilt 386 Hybrid 2008 was also a reinforced frame, this was done due to the fact that the 2008 Peterbilt 386 Hybrid weight increased by three tons. Also, the 2008 Peterbilt 386 Hybrid frame was 600 millimeters longer, because they installed hybrid drives, and batteries. The gearbox is set to 10-step automatic, with the option to allow for forced removal of Eaton powershift.
Peterbilt 386 Hybrid 2008