Hybrid combination sweeper-scrubber
23 January 2013
Reported to be the first hybrid combination sweeper-scrubber, the Nilfisk CS7000, is being acclaimed for its ecological credentials. The unit is available in three models â€“ LPG-hybrid, diesel-hybrid & ePower battery â€“ a
The CS7000 utilises state of the art electric drive technology, enabling reduced emissions with the LPG and diesel models and emission free indoor operation with the ePower technology on the battery models. The electric hybrid technology means that the engine drives a large alternator to generate electricity and a 36V battery pack provides energy storage. The hybrid system is claimed to provide a fuel saving of up to 30%.