OAK PARK, MI, May 21 /CNW/ - Azure Dynamics Corporation (TSX: AZD) (OTC: AZDDF) - ("Azure" or the "Company"), developer of environmentally friendly and cost effective hybrid electric and electric technologies for commercial vehicle fleets, today announced that it will hold its Annual General Meeting June 8, 2010 at 4:30 p.m. at Azure's corporate headquarters, 14925 W. 11 Mile Road in Oak Park, MI 48237.
The Annual General Meeting will be led by Board Chairman Cam Deacon and Azure CEO Scott T. Harrison. Mr. Harrison will conduct a presentation on the state of Azure's business, financial results for 2009 and the outlook for 2010. Also speaking is John Formisano, retired Vice President of Global Vehicles for FedEx Express who will comment on the hybrid electric market development from the major fleet perspective as well as discussing his specific experience managing Azure products in the FedEx fleet.
Immediately following the meeting, guests will be invited to join Azure management for a reception including an opportunity to experience select Azure products like the Ford Transit Connect Electric and Balance(TM) Hybrid Electric shuttle and van on a ride and drive course.
This year's AGM will also be presented via Web Cast for those who cannot attend in person. For access to the Azure Dynamics AGM Web Cast please follow these two brief steps: dial: 1-800-926-5188 (U.S. Toll-Free Number) or 1-212-231-2900 (U.S. Toll Number) and login at: https://cc.callinfo.com/r/1gj43e2w7c12e.
"In spite of the economic turmoil in the markets and the vehicle industry in 2009, Azure had a strong year and made real progress," said Harrison. "The AGM will give us an opportunity to discuss that progress with our shareholders, plus bring them up to speed on current developments."
For out-of-town guests, Azure Dynamics has a special corporate rate at the Marriott Courtyard Detroit/Southfield (248) 358-1222.
For more information on how Azure Dynamics products are Driving a World of Difference, please visit www.azuredynamics.com.
About Azure Dynamics
Azure Dynamics Corporation (TSX: AZD)(OTC: AZDDF) is a world leader in the development and production of hybrid electric and electric components and powertrain systems for commercial vehicles. Azure is strategically targeting the commercial delivery vehicle and shuttle bus markets and is currently working internationally with various partners and customers. The Company is committed to providing customers and partners with innovative, cost-efficient, and environmentally-friendly energy management solutions. For more information please visit www.azuredynamics.com.
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