EnerDel and Allison Transmission enter into strategic relationship

EnerDel's Lithium-ion ESS Vigor+ pack is 'Buy American' compliant and now fully approved as Allison support equipment

Sep 08, 2014, 16:01 ET from Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnerDel and Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) have entered into a strategic relationship naming the battery manufacturer's PP320-689-LP Vigor+ pack as approved Allison support equipment. EnerDel is a leading supplier of advanced lithium-ion batteries and ESS for heavy-duty transportation and hybrid power applications.

The low-profile Vigor+ pack is approved for use with the Allison Hybrid H 40/50 EP™ system installed in diesel-hybrid buses globally.

"EnerDel is excited to have our Vigor+ pack receive full support equipment approval from Allison Transmission. Entering into a relationship with Allison further solidifies our position as the Lithium-ion ESS solutions provider of choice in the hybrid bus market. We look forward to continued traction in this market as transit authorities look to upgrade their aging fleets," said Ben Wrightsman, director of strategic applications for EnerDel.

Phil Bettner, director of hybrid product line teams for Allison Transmission noted, "With EnerDel's Vigor+ battery pack designed to integrate with the Allison Hybrid H 40/50 EP™ system, we're pleased to have this relationship expand the options available in the marketplace for customers of the Allison Hybrid system."

The low-profile Vigor+ pack will be on display at two upcoming trade shows, BusCon in Indianapolis, Sept. 15-17, and the Battery Show in Novi, Michigan, Sept. 16-18. To request a quote, or download a spec sheet for EnerDel's Vigor+ ESS, visit http://www.enerdel.com/pp320-689-lp-vigor-battery-pack; email Info@EnerDel.com or call 317-703-1800. Long-term service agreements and extended warranties are available as options on most EnerDel power solutions.

About EnerDel, Inc. EnerDel, Inc. is a privately-held company headquartered in Indianapolis. It manufactures advanced, lithium-ion batteries and energy storage systems for electric grid, transportation and industrial applications. The company's prismatic cell design and modular stacking architecture combine to provide customers with production-ready solutions that address their power and energy storage needs. For additional information, visit EnerDel.com.

About  Allison Transmission Allison Transmission (NYSE: ALSN) is the world's largest manufacturer of fully automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles and is a leader in hybrid-propulsion systems for city buses. Allison transmissions are used in a variety of applications including refuse, construction, fire, distribution, bus, motorhomes, defense and energy. Founded in 1915, the company is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA and employs approximately 2,700 people worldwide. With a market presence in more than 80 countries, Allison has regional headquarters in the Netherlands, China and Brazil with manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Hungary and India. Allison also has approximately 1,400 independent distributor and dealer locations worldwide. For more information, visit allisontransmission.com.

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