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PHOTO CAPTION: GreenTaxi electric propulsion system on Airbus A320 main landing gear.

Michigan Company's GreenTaxi Has Global Potential

L3 Combat Propulsion Systems has developed electric motor taxi system for commercial jetliners to help reduce fuel consumption and pollution.

Published: 20-Jan-2012

MUSKEGON — When L3 Combat Propulsion Systems President Michael Soimar speaks about his company's GreenTaxi initiative, there's a sparkle in his eye.

The exciting potential of the new product might have something to do with the fact that the electric-motor taxi system for commercial jets could be added to about 10,000 aircraft flying worldwide today.

“We are sitting on an incredible opportunity,” Soimar said of the Muskegon-based defense contractor that has been in a recent slump due to the ending of two wars and constraints of the federal deficits.

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