OAK PARK, MI – Azure Dynamics Corporation, a developer of hybrid electric and electric powertrains for commercial vehicles, has received an order from one of the largest baking companies in the United States for two Balance Hybrid Electric Ford E-450 Walk In Vans. The new orders represent the 145th and 146th Balance Hybrid Electric sales since their launch in May 2008.
“This sale is another milestone for Azure Dynamics. This is the first purchase of hybrid electric route delivery trucks by the baking industry in North America,” said Scott Harrison, Azure’s chief executive officer. “This order, along with the previous 144 Balance Hybrid Electric orders, again demonstrates the depth and functionality of Azure’s parallel hybrid system, and also validates the broad application of our technology across various industries.”
With soaring fuel costs, many forward-looking companies are taking innovative approaches to lower the operating costs of their route delivery trucks by using Azure’s Balance Hybrid Electric Technology. The technology improves fuel economy by up to 40 percent, while reducing the carbon foot print by approximately 30 percent, creating a significant positive impact on the environment and air quality. In addition, Azure’s Balance Hybrid Electric technology reduces vehicle maintenance costs by approximately 30 percent, further reducing the overall fleet operating costs, according to Azure.
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