Enova Systems, Inc. (NYSE AMEX: ENA) (AIM: ENV) (AIM: ENVS), a leading developer of proprietary hybrid electric and all-electric drive systems and drive system components for the emerging green commercial vehicle market, announced today it has received further orders to supply drive system components to First Auto Works (FAW) in China. Enova shipped an additional fifty (50) hybrid drive systems to FAW in December 2011, and FAW just placed an incremental order of another 50 hybrid drive systems for delivery early this year.
Since the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Enova Systems and First Auto Works have deployed nearly 500 vehicles, all utilizing Enova’s pre-transmission hybrid drive system components. First Auto Works is one of China’s largest vehicle producers, manufacturing in excess of 1,000,000 vehicles annually. The Enova drive system will be integrated and branded under the name of Jiefang CA6120URH hybrid. The Jiefang 40 ft long hybrid city bus can carry up to 103 passengers and travel at a speeds of over 50 miles per hour. With the ENOVA hybrid system components, the Jiefang bus meets Euro III emission standards, consumes only 7.84 miles per gallon and achieves a reduction of 20 percent in harmful emissions.
Enova Systems CEO Mike Staran commented, “Enova’s continued supply of product to FAW solidifies Enova as a tier one production supplier of unique clean vehicle solutions, capable of serving the largest vehicle OEM’s in the world.”
About Enova:Enova Systems ( http://www.enovasystems.com) is a leading supplier of efficient, environmentally friendly digital power components and systems products. The Company’s core competencies are focused on the development and commercialization of power management and conversion systems for mobile applications. Enova applies unique ‘enabling technologies’ in the areas of alternative energy propulsion systems for light and heavy-duty vehicles as well as power conditioning and management systems for distributed generation systems. The Company develops, designs and produces non-invasive drive systems and related components for electric, hybrid-electric, and fuel cell powered vehicles in both the “new” and “retrofit” vehicle sales market. For further information, contact Enova Systems directly, or visit its Web site at http://www.enovasystems.com. ENOVA SYSTEMS, Inc.1560 West 190th StreetTorrance, CA 90501Tel: 310-527-2800Contact: John Micek, CFO/Investor Relations