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    Video: EVTV makes out like bandits at Azure Dynamics liquidation, offers up booty

    Across the Do-It-Yourself electric-conversion landscape, there is perhaps no EV drivetrain more longed for than that comprised of a liquid-cooled AC motor mated to a single-speed gearbox. Unfortunately, they are difficult to come by, as the motors are typically only made available to automakers ...

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    Official: Azure Dynamics files for protection, cancels share offering

    Azure Dynamics, which develops electric-drive powertrains for automakers such as Ford Motor Co., said it will file for financial protection from its creditors under Canadian law and will cancel its plans to sell shares in what may be a precursor to a bankruptcy filing. The company said in a ...

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    Norway dealership places largest-ever Ford Transit Connect Electric order

    We'd bet Azure Dynamics is thrilled to announce that it just logged its largest Transit Connect Electric order to date. At 100-units strong, Norwegian Ford dealership, RøhneSelmer, can lay claim to the single, most sizable Connect Electric order ever. RøhneSelmer's 100-unit order ...

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    Purolator orders 200 Balance Hybrid Electric vans from Azure Dynamics

    Last month, Purolator announced that it significantly expanded the number of hybrid vehicles in its North American fleet. Now, the Canadian logistics company aims to equip its fleet with at least 200 more gas-electric models. This time around, Purolator has turned to Azure Dynamic to fulfill a ...

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    Ford, Azure Dynamics will expand Transit Connect Electric to Europe in 2011

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    Ford announced today that Azure Dynamics will be setting up a final assembly facility Europe to supply the continent with the Transit Connect Electric starting in late summer 2011. In early March, Ford announced that the ...

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    Azure Dynamics gets FedEx order for 51 hybrid vans

    Things are looking up for Azure Dynamics these days. After inking a deal to help Ford with the development and production of the Transit Connect BEV next year, the company has a new order for its hybrid delivery vans. FedEx has signed up to take on another 51 of the vans based on Ford's E450 ...

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    Azure Dynamics sells first hybrid Type A school bus

    For several years, Azure Dynamics has been selling a variety of delivery vans and shuttle buses equipped with its parallel hybrid system. It recently sold its first Type A school bus so equipped to the Napa Unified School district in California. The short bus is based on the NEXBUS body built by ...

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    Azure Dynamics signs deal with Ford dealerships for hybrid trucks

    Even though some people within Ford think hybrid trucks are a "publicity stunt," the heavy-duty hybrid van maker Azure Dynamics knows that it can still count on FoMoCo for some hybrid help. Azure announced this week that it has signed new Sales & Service agreements with some Ford dealerships to ...

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    Con Edison of New York orders hybrid electric trucks from Azure Dynamics

    Azure Dynamics doesn't make the world's flashiest hybrids, but the company's Balance Hybrid Electric system built into Ford E450 chassis are regularly sold to utilities and other fleet operators. The latest order, for three such vehicles, comes from Con Edison of New York. According to Azure, the ...

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    Pennsylvania DOT settles on Azure Dynamics hybrid buses

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation likes what it sees in hybrid buses from Azure Dynamics. PennDOT placed an order for 10 eighteen-passenger Azure/StarTrans Hybrid Para-transit Citibus vehicles and may order 15 more in the future. The PennDOT hybrids will have a few specific abilities, ...

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    Azure Dynamics and Utilmaster to begin building hybrids together

    Utilmaster, the company that makes the trucks that deliver your packages, uniforms and potato chips, has taken note of the price its customers are paying for gas and is following up on a memorandum of understanding it struck last August with hybrid power train developer Azure Dynamics. Yes, pen has ...

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    Azure Dynamics sending another Ford E-450 hybrid to a "major" company fleet

    Azure Dynamics announced this week that it will deliver one of their Ford E-450 parallel hybrids vans to a "major fleet." Which company will get the van is unsaid at this point, but it is a North American company that will use the hybrid for "industry viability validation, testing and ...

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    Purolator increases order for hybrid Ford E-450s from Azure

    It's not only hydrogen-powered Ford E-450s that the Canadian government is into. Thanks to a recent funding announcement to help businesses become more environmentally friendly, Ontario will invest $15 million (Canadian) in a pilot project. As part of this project, Purolator, Canada's largest ...


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