Odyne’s Advanced Hybrid Propulsion System Reduces Fuel Consumption By Up To 50%
Waukesha, WI – February 24, 2012—Waukesha based Odyne Systems, LLC, a leading manufacturer of hybrid systems for medium and heavy duty work trucks, is showcasing its new advanced hybrid propulsion system in booth 5360 at the NTEA (National Truck Equipment Association) show March 6-8 in Indianapolis, IN. The Odyne Hybrid Power plug-in system is designed to interface with a wide variety of truck mounted equipment, lowering fuel consumption by up to 50%, depending on duty cycle, reducing emissions and providing quieter operation at the work site. Odyne’s plug-in hybrid truck system, increases fuel efficiency and power while driving by using a rugged Remy electric motor in parallel with the existing drivetrain to provide launch assist and regenerative braking. At the job site, the Odyne hybrid plug-in battery system, featuring Johnson Controls’ lithium-ion battery packs, powers typical work site applications with the engine off for a much longer time than other commercially available large truck hybrid systems.
Other Odyne System Trucks at the Show
The Odyne Hybrid Power plug-in hybrid system will also be on display on a Ford F-750 chassis in Ford booth 3439, and in a stationary display at the Ride and Drive event powering a Vanair compressor truck.
Panel Discussions and Press Event
On Monday, March 5, Odyne President and CEO, Joe Dalum, will participate in a CALSTART panel discussion at the Green Truck Summit entitled, “Finding the Right Hybrid Application: It’s All About Your Drive and Duty Cycle”. The discussion is scheduled at 2:30-3:15 p.m. in Room 105.
On Tuesday, March 6, Jarmuz, will be speaking at the NTEA conference in a breakout session: “Odyne Plug-in Hybrid Systems for Medium and Heavy-Duty Trucks”, scheduled at 10:00-10:45 a.m. in Room 102. Dave Fulton, Remy’s Director of Advanced Hybrid Engineering, will provide a brief discussion of the benefits of the system’s Remy HVH250 motor as well.
On Wednesday, March 7, Odyne will hold a press conference from 9:30am to 10:00am in Room 242.
Joe Dalum, President and Chief Executive Officer of Odyne Systems shared, “We’re looking forward to this event and the opportunity to share how the Odyne Hybrid Power system delivers improved performance for medium and large work trucks. Odyne’s unique system helps reduce operating costs through higher efficiency, and depending on duty cycle, enables large trucks to obtain fuel economy improvements of up to 50%, compared to traditional diesel or gasoline engines. It is the only plug-in hybrid system on a medium or heavy duty truck to deliver greater fuel efficiency both while driving and at the job site.”
About Odyne Systems, LLC
Odyne is a leader in hybrid drive systems for medium and heavy duty vehicles. Odyne’s advanced plug-in hybrid 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 work trucks to fleets throughout the United States than any other supplier. The company sells its unique modular hybrid system for new and retrofit applications direct to truck manufacturers and through a global distribution and service network. For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, visit us at www.odyne.com and follow us on Twitter @Odyne.
NTEA show features the newest products and technical support from more than 550 exhibitors. With 500,000 square feet of vocational trucks and equipment, and more than 60 intensive educational programs on upfitting, regulatory compliance and business management, it’s a must attend event. This year’s keynote speaker on Monday, March 5 is United States Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu.