TORONTO, Jan. 27 /CNW/ - Electrovaya Inc. (TSX: EFL) today announced
that Chrysler's Ram Truck Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV),
equipped with Electrovaya's 12 kWh Lithium Ion SuperPolymer® Battery System, is being showcased in public for the first time at the
Washington D.C. Auto Show Jan. 27- Feb. 6.
Electrovaya was selected by Chrysler as a key supplier partner for the
RAM Plug-in Hybrid development, which was initiated last year as part
of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act DOE Vehicle
Electrification Program. The RAM Truck is one of Chrysler's top
selling vehicles and the Plug-in Hybrid Electric version (powered by
both battery and gasoline) is a full-size truck with Advanced
Technology Partial Zero Emissions capability and is able to travel up
to 20 miles on electricity only. Delivery of the PHEV Ram trucks is
expected to begin this summer.
"Electrovaya's battery system not only provides exceptional performance
from a high energy and power perspective, but boasts a clean
manufacturing process that will appeal to environmentally conscious
consumers," notes Bruce Coventry, Vice President of Operations at
Electrovaya. "The superior energy density of the Electrovaya technology
also allows for a small battery footprint in the vehicle while
delivering high performance."
Electrovaya's 12 kWh Lithium Ion SuperPolymer® Battery System features the company's proprietary battery technology,
battery management system and complete mechanical, thermal, electrical
and electronic subsystems. Electrovaya's battery technology is
manufactured in North America and is uniquely distinguished by its
clean, non-toxic manufacturing process supported by over 150 patents.
Electrovaya Inc. (TSX:EFL) designs, develops and manufactures
proprietary Lithium Ion SuperPolymer® batteries, battery systems, and
battery-related products for the clean electric transportation, Utility
Scale Energy Storage and smart grid power, consumer and healthcare
markets. The Company's mission is to accelerate clean transportation as
a commercial reality with its advanced power system for all classes of
zero-emission electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.
The Company's other mission is to deliver Utility Scale Energy Storage
Systems for the highest efficiency in electricity storage, whether the
electricity is generated from intermittent wind and solar power or from
other sources. Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Ontario, Canada,
Electrovaya has production facilities in Canada as well as in the US,
and customers around the globe. To learn more about how Electrovaya is
powering mobility, please explore www.electrovaya.com.
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the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such
forward-looking statements are reasonable, such statements involve
risks and uncertainties, and undue reliance should not be placed on
such statements. Certain material factors or assumptions are applied in
making forward-looking statements, and actual results may differ
materially from those expressed or implied in such statements.
Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially
from expectations include but are not limited to: general business and
economic conditions (including but not limited to currency rates and
creditworthiness of customers); Company liquidity and capital
resources, including the availability of additional capital resources
to fund its activities; level of competition; changes in laws and
regulations; legal and regulatory proceedings; the ability to adapt
products and services to the changing market; the ability to attract
and retain key executives; and the ability to execute strategic plans.
Additional information about material factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from expectations and about material
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Discussion and Analysis under "Risk and Uncertainties", as well as in
other public disclosure documents filed with Canadian securities
regulatory authorities. The Company does not undertake any obligation
to update publicly or to revise any of the forward-looking statements
contained in this document, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
SOURCE Electrovaya Inc.
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