News Advisory and Photo
Opportunity: DaimlerChrsyler and New York Power Authority Display
the Plug-in Hybrid-Electric Sprinter Van Concept Vehicle at Battery
September 13, 2006
Timothy S. Carey, president and chief executive
officer, New York Power Authority; Jim Cavanaugh, president and
chief executive officer, Hugh L. Carey Battery Park City Authority;
Claus Tritt, senior manager, DaimlerChrysler and Rebecca Wingenroth,
Senior Account Executive, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
will participate in the event.
NYPA and EPRI have teamed with DaimlerChrysler to
display the Plug-in Hybrid Electric (PHEV) Sprinter Van concept
vehicle on Thursday, September 14 in front of the world famous
Solaire, Americaís first residential high-rise green building at
Battery Park City.
A proto-type plug-in hybrid vehicle manufactured by
DaimlerChrysler will be placed in service in New York City in 2007.
Four additional pre-production vehicles will be used in different
applications around New York State in 2008.
The PHEV Sprinter Van concept vehicle has a zero
emission, all-electric range of 20 miles making it ideal for use in
urban areas. Plug-n hybrids can operate in all-electric mode or
EVENT: Display of the PHEV Hybrid-Electric
Sprinter Van Concept vehicle.
WHEN: 11 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 14
WHERE: The Solaire Building, 20 River
Terrace, Battery Park City
CONTACT: Brian Warner, NYPA, 914-390-8183,
(9/14 only 914-584-5024)
Leticia Remauro, Battery Park City, 212-417-2276
Nick Cappa, Daimler Chrysler, 248-202-8039
■ NYPA uses no tax money or state credit.
It finances its operations through the sale of bonds and revenues
earned in large part through sales of electricity. ■ NYPA is a
leader in promoting energy-efficiency, new energy technologies and
electric transportation initiatives. ■ It is the nationís
largest state-owned electric utility, with 18 generating facilities
in various parts of the state and more than 1,400 circuit-miles of