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Founded in 2007, amp has designed and built a plug and play replacement for the ICE powertrain for the GM Saturn Sky. amp has initial customer orders for converted Sky's and will begin production in mid '09. Because the Saturn Sky is a roadster, we will be entering in the Alternative Class.
Our prototype converted SKY is running, is street legal and has proven our core parameters. The drivetrain is totally electric with a range of 150 miles on a charge with spirited acceleration. The vehicle is a zero emission vehicle that gets an estimated 115 MPGe.
The converted Sky has a top speed of 90mph and will accelerate from zero to sixty mph in under 6 seconds. The vehicle conversion is minimally intrusive to the original structural and balance integrity resulting in a safe, modern car.
Our first production run will be sold to customers only in the greater Cincinnati area. This will enable us to service the vehicles and give our engineers first hand experience with any teething problems that occur with the initial production run. We have already pre-sold 75 vehicles for this purpose. After Cincinnati, we will begin rolling out to other cities, ideally with a service partner.
Upon successful production of the AMP'd SKY's we will begin building additional configurations of the powertrain for other commercially available vehicle conversions -- first, a small sedan and then a small crossover or SUV.
AMP Collaborated With University of Cincinnati Department of Aeronautical Engineering and Engineering Mechanics to Build Battery-Powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Read the full press release University of Cincinnati, who collaborated on this project, has also published an article: http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=19929... more »
Cars and Coffee in Cincinnati! Tesla welcomes you and your fellow Model S, Roadster and future Model X owners to a morning of coffee and car talk! We encourage you to bring your family, friends, and other car enthusiasts to help spread the Tesla revolution. We’ll have our product specialists on hand to answer questions. […]... more »
AMP Holding Inc. announced that it has filed a provisional patent for a new system that extends the range of electric vehicles while reducing the overall cost of the typical battery electric power train. The new system, E-GEN Drive™ is designed specifically for the package delivery vehicle market in which the diesel and/or gasoline-powered vehicles […]... more »
AMP Holding, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: AMPD) announced today that its AMP Trucks subsidiary has received an initial purchase order for Workhorse E-100 Walk-In Vans. The Workhorse Electric Vans have a range of up to 100 miles and will be built on the renowned W62 chassis. Read the rest of the article... more »
AMP Holding, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: AMPD) announced today that its Workhorse subsidiary is a Silver Sponsor at the upcoming HTUF (High Efficiency Truck User Forum in Chicago, IL on October 7-9. The HTUF event is significant as it represents the process for making change happen in the high efficiency truck and bus arena. Read […]... more »