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Ford Electrifies DTE Energy Service with Transit Electric Vans

— Edison President and Chief Officer, Steven Kurmas, today two Ford Transit Electrics at DTE Energy headquarters in Detroit

— Four Connect Electrics will be by Detroit Edison in its field as part of the company’s efforts to its use of alternative-fuel vehicles

— zero-emission Transit Connect features Azure Dynamics’ Drive powertrain with a range of up to 80 miles per full it will be rechargeable using 240-volt or standard 120-volt

— Suburban Ford of Heights, Mich. one of the first Connect Electric dealerships, the vehicles and is the first Ford to offer a full line of hybrid and electric vehicles

Detroit Edison President and Operating Officer, Steven today presented two out of four Ford Transit Connect vehicles at DTE Energy headquarters in Detroit.

With the addition of four Transit Connect DTE Energy continues its effort to the company’s use of alternative-fuel vehicles. The Connect Electrics will be by Detroit Edison field performing repair and maintenance and to electrical lines and other on the electric distribution system.

addition of these all-electric Connects to our fleet will Detroit Edison advance the use of vehicles in a couple of ways,” Kurmas. “First, we will firsthand how these vehicles in day-to-day field operations and how we can the best use of their unique Second, they will us learn more about how the use of vehicles by consumers and businesses impact the electrical system and utilities need to do to support of these vehicles.”

The Ford Transit Connect a pure electric-powered version of the Transit Connect small is fitted with a Force battery electric powertrain by Azure Dynamics  featuring Controls-Saft’s advanced lithium-ion technology. The all-electric, zero-emission has a target range of up to 50 to 80 miles per charge, and will be rechargeable either 240-volt or standard outlets.

The vehicles were purchased Suburban Ford of Sterling Mich. one of the first Transit Electric-selling dealerships, and the first dealership to offer a full of gas, hybrid and electric

Transit Connect Electric is the product in Ford’s accelerated vehicle plan, and will be by the Focus Electric, the C-MAX and C-MAX Energi plug-in electric vehicles in 2012 and next-generation hybrid vehicle in 2012.

The power of choice

is an important piece of Ford’s product sustainability strategy, includes the launch of five vehicles in North America by and in Europe by 2013. Ford the Transit Connect Electric commercial van in 2010 and will the all-new Focus Electric this year. In 2012, models will be joined in America by the new C-MAX Hybrid, a next-generation lithium-ion battery and C-MAX Energi plug-in

This diverse range of vehicles allows Ford to a variety of consumer driving

Ford Transit Connect Electric

About Ford Motor

Ford Motor Company, a automotive industry leader in Dearborn, Mich. manufactures or automobiles across six continents. about 166,000 employees and 70 plants worldwide, the company’s brands include Ford and The company provides financial through Ford Motor Company.

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About Detroit Edison

Edison is an investor-owned electric serving 2.1 million customers in Michigan and a subsidiary of DTE Energy a Detroit-based diversified energy involved in the development and management of businesses and services nationwide. about DTE Energy is available at

About Azure Dynamics

Dynamics Corporation (TSX: AZDDF) is a world leader in the and production of hybrid electric and components and powertrain systems for vehicles. Azure is strategically the commercial delivery vehicle and bus markets and is currently working with a variety of partners and The Company is committed to providing and partners with innovative, and environmentally-friendly energy management

For more information on how Azure products are Driving a World of please visit

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