Waukesha, WI, January 27, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Odyne Systems, LLC, a leading manufacturer of hybrid systems for medium- and heavy- duty work trucks and a Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier that meets Ford standards for alternative fuel vehicles, is featured in the 2015 Ford Alternative Fuel Buyers Guide
. In 2014, PECO, an electric and natural gas utility based in Philadelphia, added 22 trucks equipped with the Odyne Hybrid Power System. Additional details can be found on page 17 of the Buyers Guide.
The Odyne hybrid power system features proprietary and patented hybrid technology combining reliable electric power conversion, power control and energy storage technology. An Odyne plug-in hybrid system provides for quieter operation at the work site, lowers fuel consumption by up to 50% compared to traditional diesel or gasoline engines and reduces emissions for trucks that operate while stationary At the work site, the Odyne hybrid system has the largest battery and exportable power system options available.
Joe Dalum, President and CEO of Odyne commented, "We are pleased to be among the alternative fuel suppliers for Ford trucks and the only electrification choice listed in the guide for heavy duty trucks. Odyne looks forward to applying our environmentally friendly technology to Ford heavy duty chassis vehicles. We have a passion for innovation and delivery of reliable, advanced system solutions, and we are excited to be part of the Ford offering.”
About Odyne Systems, LLC
Odyne is a leader in hybrid drive and stationary power systems for medium and heavy-duty vehicles. Odyne’s advanced plug-in technology enables trucks over 14,000 pounds to have substantially lower fuel consumption, lower emissions, improved performance, quieter job site operation and reduced operating and maintenance costs. Odyne has fielded more plug-in hybrid systems for large trucks throughout the United States than any other supplier. Odyne systems are modular and are integrated to powertrains during the new vehicle manufacturing process or are retrofit to existing truck chassis in various applications. The systems are sold and serviced through a worldwide distribution network including Altec, DUECO and Terex Utilities. Odyne has also authorized selected Allison Transmission distributors to service Odyne systems across North America. For further information, visit us at www.odyne.com
and follow us on Twitter @Odyne.
About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Michigan, manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 189,000 employees and 65 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit corporate.ford.com.