September 11, 2006

Canadian company to supply electric drive for U.S. government vehicles

Vancouver, British Columbia – Ballard Power Systems has been chosen to supply electric drive systems to Hybrid Technologies Inc. in North Carolina, for projects relating to the manufacturing of lithium-powered Chrysler PT Cruisers for use by NASA and the United States Navy. Ballard will also supply systems for an upcoming taxi project for the city of New York.

Development of the PT Cruisers will take place in Hybrid’s Mooresville, N.C. plant, while the motor applications will remain under the guidance of Ballard Power Systems.

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