EchoDrive Converts Fleet Vehicles to Plug-in Hybrids

This post brought to you by Echo Automotive. All opinions are 100% mine.

Pickens PlanT. Boone Pickens has been profiting off fossil fuels his entire life, and even he feels we’re on the wrong path. Since 2008, Pickens has been advocating for The Picken Plan, which calls for investing in wind turbine farms, and shifting natural gas to fuel the nation’s fleet of long haul trucks. In his Ted Talk, he explained that this would be an intermediate plan, but switching all big rigs to natural gas could make a huge impact on the energy problem.

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What about the millions of other corporate and municipal vehicles on the road today? Eventually those vehicles will be phased out and replaced by more fuel efficient variations, but in the mean time there is another solution. Similar to the Pickens Plan, the folks at EchoDrive have come up with a bridge solution to modify existing vehicles to make them more fuel efficient and lessen their impact on the environment now.

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EchoDrive, is a revolutionary patent-pending cost-reduction solution for converting fleet vehicles into highly fuel-efficient plug-in hybrids. EchoDrive can be easily bolted onto new and existing vehicles cost-effectively, for the purpose of substantially reducing a vehicle’s fuel consumption. For the first time, fleet operators have an option that allows them to significantly reduce their fuel expenses with a solution that makes both short term as well as long term economic sense.

Their video does a nice job explaining the benefits :

This combination of fuel and electric is what has become so popular on hybrids like the Prius, and now it’s available on nearly any vehicle. That’s a game changer, and when you pair it with renewable energy like wind power as mentioned in the Picken’s Plan, it can have a large impact on the energy problem. We’re particularly fond of the short payback timeframe, just 24 months. Here’s a longer look at how it works :

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Philip Van der Vossen

Editor at Gunaxin
Philip Van der Vossen is the Editor of Gunaxin, a Men's Lifestyle Magazine that was established in 2008. Philip also created and hosts the Trail Trek Tour, a traveling series of off-road events for automotive media.

Additionally, Philip has served as Rally Director for the Washington Automotive Press Association, Speaker at IMPAcon and Blogs with Balls, Chairman of the Relay For Life of North Anne Arundel County, Examiner Team Leader for the Maryland Performance Excellence Awards, and Credentialed Founder of Capitals Outsider.

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