SOURCE: Echo Automotive

Echo Automotive

September 12, 2013 11:47 ET

Echo Automotive to Exhibit at 2013 Green Fleet Conference

EchoDrive™ to Greet Fleet Professionals Interested in Greening & Improving Efficiency

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Sep 12, 2013) -   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 its industry award-winning EchoDrive™ system will be exhibited October 1-2, 2013 in booth 600 at the 6th Annual Green Fleet Conference & Expo, the largest gathering of fleet professionals interested in greening and improving the efficiencies of their fleets. The event will be held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.

"The Green Fleet Conference is an event that focuses on fleets with an environmental sustainability component. Attendees are interested in innovative technologies, like EchoDrive, that will help them achieve their green objectives while improving efficiency and reducing operating costs," explains Amy Dobrikova, Echo's Vice President of Sales and Business Development. "We look forward to being part of this event and to showing how EchoDrive can give these industry-leading fleets an easy-to-implement, easy-to-use, plug-in hybrid option that can be installed on vehicles they already own and use today without affecting the OEM powertrain. It's a revolutionary approach that allows Echo customers to increase fuel efficiency up to 50% while lowering operating expenses and reducing emissions."

The Green Fleet Conference will be held Oct 1-2, 2013 at the Phoenix Convention Center. The organizers expect more than 400 fleet professionals to participate in two intense and focused days of education and interaction geared exclusively toward improving fleet efficiency and sustainability.

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.

About the 6th Annual Green Fleet Conference & Expo
Presented by Automotive Fleet Magazine, the authority in fleet vehicle management for over 50 years, and its dedicated publication, Green Fleet Magazine, the 6th Annual Green Fleet Conference & Expo is the largest gathering of fleet professionals interested in greening and improving the efficiencies of their fleets. For more information, visit http://www.greenfleetconference.com.

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