Grid Scale, Storage

Odyne to Provide Battery System for Mexico City Fleet

Hauppauge, New York [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Odyne Corporation, developer of advanced plug-in hybrid electric vehicle powertrain (PHEV) technology for trucks and buses, has signed a strategic supplier agreement to provide battery management system technology for the conversion of Mexico City’s 2,000 municipal car fleet. Although final pricing and specifications are still being developed, it is estimated that the total award to Odyne for the first 500 vehicles would be between $1.2 and $1.7 million, depending upon the options ordered. Mexico City Mayor Marcelo Ebrard has made energy efficient vehicles a priority for his city, which has significant air pollution problems.