SOURCE: Echo Automotive

Echo Automotive

September 10, 2013 07:30 ET

Echo Automotive's EchoDrive™ Featured at GE Vehicle Innovation Center

GE Vehicle Innovation Center Invites Fleets to Test Drive Echo Automotive's EchoDrive

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2013) - Echo Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: ECAU) ("Echo Automotive," "Echo" or the "Company") a developer of technologies enabling the cost-effective conversion of new and existing fleet vehicles into fuel-efficient hybrids and plug-in hybrids, today announced that its EchoDrive™ plug-in hybrid solution is now featured at the GE Vehicle Innovation Center. The EchoDrive demonstration vehicle will be on-site through November 26, 2013 allowing GE fleet experts, customers and guests to test-drive the industry award-winning hybrid conversion technology.

"EchoDrive is something that drivers need to experience personally to fully appreciate the system's robust capability, simply elegant design, and ease of use. It's not until someone gets behind the wheel that they realize just how seamless, quiet and effective bolt-on aftermarket hybrid technology can be," said Jason Plotke, President and Chairman of Echo. "We are delighted to have the opportunity to showcase EchoDrive at GE's Vehicle Innovation center, and are looking forward to having their in-house experts and customers put it to the test."

Echo Automotive is offering hands-on training workshops for GE representatives to demonstrate the full range of capabilities of the EchoDrive platform and to ensure Vehicle Innovation Center visitors have access to the EchoDrive information they need in addition to the expert care and guidance they trust and rely upon from their GE representatives.

About Echo Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: ECAU)
Echo Automotive, Inc. develops and delivers technologies and products that enable cost-effective conversion of new and existing vehicles into fuel-efficient hybrids and plug-in hybrids. 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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