UQM Technologies Receives Order From Delphi Corporation for UQM(R) Motors and Controllers to Drive an Electric Air Conditioning Compressor for Use in a Hybrid Electric Vehicle

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UQM_logo.gifUnique Mobility Inc (UQM) announced today that it has received an order from Delphi Corporation (DPH) for UQM(R) motors and motor controllers to drive an electric air conditioning compressor for a hybrid electric vehicle. “We are pleased that Delphi has selected UQM(R) hardware for their electric air conditioning program. The electrification of under-the-hood auxiliaries, such as air conditioning, provides efficiency, packaging and performance advantages over conventional belt-driven systems, which can contribute to improved fuel economy in an automobile. Our proprietary motors are ideally-suited for these applications, which we believe represent a significant opportunity for our company in both conventional and hybrid electric vehicles,” said William G. Rankin, President and Chief Executive Officer of UQM Technologies, Inc. [ more ]