Canadian Government Receives Lithium-Powered Benz, PT Cruiser

Vehicles to be evaluated to identify potential of, potential barriers to widespread use of green technologies.

Lithium-powered product developer/marketer Hybrid Technologies, Inc. recently announced a contract with the Canadian Federal Government's ecoTransport program for delivery of its emissions-free Daimler Chrysler Lithium-powered PT Cruiser and the Mercedes Benz Lithium-powered Smart Car.

The vehicles, purchased under contract by the Ministry of Transportation Advanced Technology Vehicles Program, will be evaluated on their fuel efficiency, emissions, and safety performance; identifying the market potential of their advanced technologies. As well, the evaluation will help to identify barriers of using advanced technologies and propose solutions.

For more information, visit the Advanced Technology Vehicles Program Web site at:

Or visit Hybrid Technologies at:

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