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2013-03-25 08:20:38

ALLEN PARK, Mich., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMotors International, developer of the efficient, clean, lightweight, powerful opoc® engine, announced the hiring of Iain Ridley as Vice President of Engineering. Ridley replaces the current VP of Engineering, Les Ryder, who will be retiring at the end of May. "Iain's addition to EcoMotors continues our success in recruiting world-class engineering talent and management leadership, and advances our work of bringing the disruptive...

2013-03-15 12:21:24

Former Cummins executive accepts key leadership role in commercializing opoc® engine ALLEN PARK, Mich., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMotors International, developer of the efficient, clean, lightweight, powerful opoc® engine, announced today that former Cummins executive Amit Soman is the company's new Chief Operating Officer, effective this week. Amit replaces former COO John Coletti, who retired from the company earlier this year. "Amit is a welcome addition to...

2012-01-24 14:30:00

ALLEN PARK, Mich., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMotors International, in conjunction with the two premier transportation design institutions in the country - Art Center College of Design (Pasadena) and the College for Creative Studies (Detroit), announces a competition to showcase the automotive design revolution heralded by the remarkably compact EcoMotors opoc® engine. During the Winter/Spring 2012 semester, students at the two colleges will create bold vehicle designs...

2011-08-25 13:37:00

ALLEN PARK, Mich., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMotors International has appointed Dr. Jennifer Holmgren to its Board of Directors and named Patrick S. Aubry as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Holmgren is a CEO, chemist, noted author, and a holder of multiple patents. She adds a depth of relevant experience and acumen to EcoMotors' board. Aubry brings more than 25 years of financial management experience, including senior management responsibilities at three manufacturing...

2011-06-14 12:13:00

ALLEN PARK, Mich., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMotors International and Generac Power Systems, Inc. (NYSE: GNRC) have announced an agreement to jointly develop the revolutionary EcoMotors opoc® engine for Generac products. The agreement is designed to enable Generac to apply the opoc® technology to its market-leading range of residential, commercial and industrial power generation solutions. "We are very excited to partner with Generac on this...

2011-02-22 10:59:00

WARRENVILLE, Ill., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced it has reached a development agreement with EcoMotors International(TM) in support of the company's opoc® (Opposed-Piston, Opposed-Cylinder) engine architecture. EcoMotors International's first product targeted for commercial application is a turbo-diesel version of the innovative opposed-piston, opposed-cylinder engine. "We continue to be on the cutting...

2010-07-12 10:00:00

TROY, Mich., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMotors International CEO Don Runkle announced today that the Company has secured substantial Series B funding - sufficient to complete engineering and testing of the opoc® engine. The two exclusive investors in EcoMotors' Series B are Khosla Ventures of Menlo Park, California and Bill Gates. The two principals, Vinod Khosla and Bill Gates, indicate their stakes in EcoMotors reflect a shared belief in the global potential of the...

2010-05-17 11:44:00

TROY, Mich., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMotors International CEO Don Runkle announced today that Zhongding Holding (Group) Co., Ltd. has signed a letter of intent to fund further development of EcoMotors' innovative opoc® engine technology. The agreement is the most recent expression of the global automotive industry's endorsement of, and enthusiasm for, the unique opoc®( )advantages. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100517/DE05946 )...

2009-09-14 11:43:00

TROY, Mich., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMotors International announced today it has named seasoned industry executive Donald L. Runkle as its CEO. Runkle brings automotive OEM, supplier, and private-equity experience to his new position at EcoMotors - an innovative, Michigan-based company developing clean, efficient and lightweight propulsion systems. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090914/DE75147 ) This "power creation" start-up was founded in 2008 by world-renowned...