|By Marketwired .||
|September 19, 2013 05:10 PM EDT||
SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 09/19/13 -- Echo Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: ECAU) ("Echo Automotive," "Echo" or the "Company") a developer of technologies enabling the cost-effective aftermarket addition of fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid capability to new and existing vehicles, today announced that the company will be participating in the Ride and Drive event at the HTUF Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. The October 8, 2013 Ride and Drive event provides a prime opportunity for attendees to test-drive the EchoDrive demonstration vehicle and experience the Echo difference.
"The High-Efficiency Truck Users Form (HTUF) promotes action, engagement, collaboration, and hands-on experience with innovative products built to increase truck efficiency. It's the perfect place for fleet operators and drivers to experience the EchoDrive system in the best way possible: behind the wheel. Attendees can ride or drive and see for themselves just how seamless, quiet, and robust EchoDrive's bolt-on aftermarket plug-in hybrid technology is," said Amy Dobrikova, Echo's Vice President of Sales and Business Development, and HTUF Advisory Committee member. "We're delighted to participate in the Ride and Drive event, and we look forward to showing HTUF members how EchoDrive can help them increase fuel-efficiency by up to 50% and reduce operating expenses at a fraction of the cost of other solutions."
In related news, on September 25, 2013, Ms. Dobrikova will participate in a hybrid technology roundtable discussion at the Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition's fourth annual Greening Your Fleet conference at the Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino in Elizabeth, IN. This regional conference will feature industry experts from across the country, and discussion of best practices for reducing emissions and foreign oil dependency.
About Echo Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: ECAU)
Echo Automotive is a technology company that specializes in delivering cost-effective electrification products and solutions that are purpose-built to maximize fleet transportation efficiency and provide optimal return on investment. The key to Echo's strategy is the bolt-on nature of its solutions, which reduce operating costs and increase range and efficiency without affecting original vehicle operations. Additionally, Echo offers technology licensing, and consulting in design, energy storage, propulsion, conversions, and vehicle engineering. For more information, please visit www.echoautomotive.com.
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