Azure Dynamics Selects Cobasys NiMHax 336-70 Nickel Metal Hydride Battery Packs for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

01 Nov, 2004, 00:00 ET from Cobasys

    TROY, Mich., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobasys, a key supplier of advanced
 Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery systems, and Azure Dynamics Corporation, a
 leader in the supply of advanced hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) technology, are
 cooperating on the development of HEVs using NiMH battery packs for the postal
 and package delivery fleet markets.  Azure currently has a contract with
 Purolator for the production of up to 2,000 fleet vehicles.  Azure is also
 working with Canada Post, London Taxis International, Leyland Product
 Development, Renault Trucks UK and the United States Postal Service.
     Cobasys will supply its powerful, light weight, compact NiMHax(R) 336-70
 battery system for this Purolator application along with installation and
 technical support for the production of hybrid vehicles.  "We're delighted to
 be working in close cooperation with Azure Dynamics because of their
 innovative technology and expertise in this emerging market," stated Scott
 Lindholm, Cobasys vice president of sales.
     Eric Johnson, Cobasys transportation sales manager commented, "the liquid
 cooled NiMHax(R) 336-70 is designed to be a fully integrated plug and play
 battery pack system packaged for easy installation into hybrid electric
 vehicles.  Cobasys uses a full systems approach when designing battery systems
 for integration into vehicles."  All aspects of a complete battery system are
 considered, allowing the vehicle integrator to focus on the vehicle
 application.  This includes mechanical packaging, wiring, battery management
 electronics, communications interface and thermal systems.
     Cobasys is a joint venture between ChevronTexaco Technology Ventures LLC,
 a subsidiary of ChevronTexaco Corporation and Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.
 (ECD Ovonics).  For more information on how a Cobasys NiMHax HEV battery pack
 can be integrated into your application, visit our website at
 http://www.cobasys.com .
     For more information on the advanced hybrid systems of Azure Dynamics,
 send Email to: info@azuredynamics.com .
 
 

SOURCE Cobasys
    TROY, Mich., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Cobasys, a key supplier of advanced
 Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery systems, and Azure Dynamics Corporation, a
 leader in the supply of advanced hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) technology, are
 cooperating on the development of HEVs using NiMH battery packs for the postal
 and package delivery fleet markets.  Azure currently has a contract with
 Purolator for the production of up to 2,000 fleet vehicles.  Azure is also
 working with Canada Post, London Taxis International, Leyland Product
 Development, Renault Trucks UK and the United States Postal Service.
     Cobasys will supply its powerful, light weight, compact NiMHax(R) 336-70
 battery system for this Purolator application along with installation and
 technical support for the production of hybrid vehicles.  "We're delighted to
 be working in close cooperation with Azure Dynamics because of their
 innovative technology and expertise in this emerging market," stated Scott
 Lindholm, Cobasys vice president of sales.
     Eric Johnson, Cobasys transportation sales manager commented, "the liquid
 cooled NiMHax(R) 336-70 is designed to be a fully integrated plug and play
 battery pack system packaged for easy installation into hybrid electric
 vehicles.  Cobasys uses a full systems approach when designing battery systems
 for integration into vehicles."  All aspects of a complete battery system are
 considered, allowing the vehicle integrator to focus on the vehicle
 application.  This includes mechanical packaging, wiring, battery management
 electronics, communications interface and thermal systems.
     Cobasys is a joint venture between ChevronTexaco Technology Ventures LLC,
 a subsidiary of ChevronTexaco Corporation and Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.
 (ECD Ovonics).  For more information on how a Cobasys NiMHax HEV battery pack
 can be integrated into your application, visit our website at
 http://www.cobasys.com .
     For more information on the advanced hybrid systems of Azure Dynamics,
 send Email to: info@azuredynamics.com .
 
 SOURCE  Cobasys