SOURCE: Echo Automotive

Echo Automotive

February 13, 2013 09:25 ET

Echo Automotive to Host Open House for Investment Community

Company Welcomes 'Investor Day' on Friday, March 22nd at Indiana Facility

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - Feb 13, 2013) - Echo Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: ECAU) ("Echo Automotive" or the "Company") a developer of technologies enabling the cost effective conversion of existing fleet vehicles into fuel efficient hybrids today announced plans to hold an investor forum, facility tour and technology demonstrations at their R&D facility in Andersen, Indiana on Friday, March 22nd, 2013.

"We intend to make ourselves available for current and potential Echo investors, related stakeholders and potential customers," commented Dan Kennedy, Echo Automotive CEO. "We are very proud of our technology and team and look forward to sharing this information openly. Along with a chance to meet personally, we will have an Echo demonstration vehicle available for test drives as well as a display of the EchoDrive™ components for viewing."

In related news, Echo Automotive will be conducting a press conference at the NTEA show at approximately 2:30pm EST on March 6th. Company representatives will be presenting on Echo Automotive and EchoDrive™ updates and will be available for questions. Additionally, Company Advisor and clean industry advocate Mr. John Formisano will offer an in depth customer perspective.

Echo Automotive will be exhibiting at an extensive trade booth during the NTEA (National Truck and Equipment Association) show at the Indianapolis Convention Center March 6-8, 2013. "We view the NTEA as our big 'coming out' industry event," adds Jason Plotke, Echo President. "Our participation is a perfect lead in to our Investor Day later in the month. We look forward to investors and other interested parties to come out and kick the tires and learn more about the Echo team. We are thrilled to offer this opportunity."

The Company will publish additional details of the upcoming March Investor Day on its website shortly. For questions regarding the event and to register your interest in being included, please contact Investor Relations representatives David Waldman or Natalya Rudman by phone (212-671-1020 x304) or email: investors@echoautomotive.com or visit the Echo Automotive website to sign up at: http://www.echoautomotive.com/contact/investorinquiry.

Additional details of the Company's business, finances, appointments and agreements can be found as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") EDGAR database. For more information, visit our website at: www.echoautomotive.com.

About Echo Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: ECAU)
Echo Automotive, Inc. develops technologies and products designed for cost effective conversion of existing vehicles into highly fuel-efficient hybrids and plug-in hybrids. The key to Echo's strategy is the bolt-on nature of its solution that introduces little or, in some cases, no additional points of failure, making it very low risk compared to competing solutions. For more information, please visit www.echoautomotive.com.

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