SAN MARCOS, Calif., Jan. 27, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RMD Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RMDT ), is pleased to announce that the Company has chosen Advanced Motors and Drives of East Syracuse, New York as the OEM supplier for the drivetrain components going into the Company's State of the Art Electric Utility Vehicle.
Advanced Motors and Drives will supply the electric drive system for the "UTE". These components have been designed to integrate perfectly and will allow RMDT a single source supplier for motors, controllers and transaxles.
Advanced Motors and Drives provides systems in 48 and 72 volt DC configurations as well as AC Drive Systems allowing RMD Technologies the greatest flexibility in providing the customer with the right vehicle for their specific needs.
"We are confident the selection of Advanced Motors and Drives gives us a flexibility unparalleled in the industry," stated Patrick Galliher, CEO of RMD Technologies.
RMD Technologies, Inc. recently announced that it has completed its first state of the art Electric Utility Vehicle, and was approved soon thereafter as an official manufacturer by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Built with a robust ADC motor, controller and transaxle combination, the "UTE" has been specifically designed for years of durable performance. The UTE is the first electric vehicle built using a high percentage of recycled materials, primarily recycled electronic waste. The Company has designed its vehicles to qualify for all federal and state purchasing incentives, including the federal tax credits available under the Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008.
About RMD Technologies, Inc
RMD Technologies, Inc. is a California based business founded in 2001. Since inception, RMDT has provided electronics recycling services to businesses, state and federal agencies. In 2007 RMDT began the development of an alternative energy vehicle using a large percentage of materials recycled from electronic waste. The result is a small electric vehicle design that incorporates recycled materials, clean electric energy and solar power.
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