Adura Systems Partners with Chinese Group on Plug-in Hybrid Bus

Adura and the Chinese Automotive Technology and Research Center signed an agreement to partner in developing Serial Plug-in Hybrid buses

Published: 30-Jan-2008

LOS ALTOS, Calif. -- Adura Systems, Inc. a technology leader in IP for buses, & trucks, announced that China’s automotive policy advising agency, Chinese Automotive Technology and Research Center, signed an agreement to partner in developing Serial Plug-in Hybrid buses. “Adura’s approach holds the promise to tremendously reduce fuel consumption and pollutive emissions for municipal bus fleets. This is a major national goal for us,” said Dr. Yonghe Huang, the Chief Researcher of the Center. “We are excited to build and demonstrate these buses in China as soon as possible.”

Adura and the Center will work together to develop and field the prototypes over the next year. “We believe this collaboration is a landmark event to implement near zero emissions while dramatically reducing imported fuel consumption. China Automotive Technology & Research Center is a technology leader and we are looking forward to working with them,” said Marv Bush, President & CEO of Adura.

“This unique and exciting collaboration for the Cleantech industry spans two countries, and solves a common issue with global applications,” stated Cliff Nakayama, Managing Director of Mostwell International LLC, who facilitated the teaming.

About Adura
Adura Systems, Inc. is the technology leader in Serial Plug-in Hybrid IP for the Bus, Truck and Automotive industries. The company delivers technology-leading system platforms and intellectual property to the mass transportation market, enabling near zero emissions and dramatic reductions in fuel consumption. Adura addresses the key challenges industry and manufacturers face today: fuel consumption, emissions, range and robust power. Adura is headquartered in Los Altos, California, and has an affiliate in Shanghai, China.

Adura is a registered trademark of Adura Systems, Inc.

About Chinese Automotive Technology & Research Center

China Automotive Technology and Research Center is the leading automotive testing, research, and consultant agency in the People’s Republic of China. The Center provides independent and unbiased assistance to the government in developing auto industry standards and regulations. Their capabilities include product testing & certification, quality assurance certification, industry planning & policy research, information services & scientific research, and third party arbitration between industry and government.

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