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Auxiliary power unit for moving a vehicle

United States Patent

7,484,583
February 3, 2009
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A power system is provided having at least one traction device and a primary power source configured to power the at least one traction device. In addition, the power system includes an auxiliary power source also configured to power the at least one traction device.
Akasam; Sivaprasad (Peoria, IL), Johnson; Kris W. (Peoria, IL), Johnson; Matthew D. (Peoria, IL), Slone; Larry M. (Washington, IL), Welter; James Milton (Chillicothe, IL)
Caterpillar Inc. (Peoria, IL)
11/ 529,514
20080078592
September 29, 2006
GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under the terms of Contract No. DE-FC26-04NT42189 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government may have certain rights in this invention.