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Poclain Hydraulics Joins the CVDC

last modified Mar 09, 2011 11:34 AM
CVDC is pleased to announce Poclain Hydraulics as the newest member of the consortium.

Cambridge, UK and Verberie, France 01/03/2011

Poclain brings 30 years of hydraulics experience in the development of innovative hydraulic motors for heavy-vehicle and agricultural applications. Poclain’s recent work on the French hybrid Irisbus project will make them an invaluable contributor to the hybrid vehicle/energy efficiency research that CVDC is undertaking. “Improving the energy efficiency of freight transport is a vital waypoint on the road to a sustainable economy,” said Professor David Cebon, Director of the CVDC. “Poclain Hydraulics brings a demonstrated commitment to hybrid vehicle research with the practical experience to see ideas translated into results.”

Poclain is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of hydrostatic transmissions with integrated cam lobe motors. From its headquarters in Verberie, France, Poclain manages a sales and manufacturing team of over 1500 people. Poclain has factories in France, the USA, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, India, and Italy, which distribute through a global network of over 150 distributors.

For more on Poclain, visit their website ( For further information on the CVDC, contact Professor David Cebon ( or visit the CVDC website (

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