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Electric motor maker Remy International files for $100M IPO

Last Friday, auto parts maker Remy International Inc. filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering valued at up to $100 million. The Indiana-based company is perhaps best known for its electric motors that provide propulsion for vehicles such as the Aperta 2e and AMP's converted Eric Loveday

Amp Electric Vehicles gets help from New Motor Advisors

In mid-January, Amp Electric Vehicles, an automotive firm that converts OEM vehicles over to battery-electric drive, delivered its first electrified Equinox to Dayton Power and Light. With more deliveries scheduled, Amp has turned to New Motor Advisors

Amp delivers first electric Equinox to Ohio utility

Amp Electric Vehicles, a firm that's actively engaged in converting conventional vehicles over to battery-electric drive, announced that it has delivered its first electric Equinox to Dayton Power and Light (DPL), a utility company located

Amp to electrify three Saturn Vues for DTE Energy fleet

Amp Holdings, a company actively engaged in converting conventional vehicles over to battery-electric drive, has signed a deal to modify three of DTE Energy's gas-burning SUVs. This time around, Amp will tackle a trio of Saturn Vues, ripping out the unnecessary

Amp Electric Vehicles adds two senior auto execs as company consultants

Amp Electric Vehicles has made tremendous strides with its Amp'd Equinox. After our drives at this year's New York Auto Show and during the Automotive X-Prize, we learned that the converted Eric Loveday

Amp Electric Vehicles leads plug-in conversion pack with Equinox EV

This is a big week for Amp Electric Vehicles, because the fledgling electric vehicle (EV) conversion company is finally delivering its first Amp'd Equinox to a fleet customer. Amp president Steve Burns told AutoblogGreen that the converted Chevrolet Equinox has been much, much improved since we drove it earlier this year Sebastian Blanco

AMP hires GM veteran John Gatt

Amp Sky – Click above for high-res image gallery

Automotive X-Prize: Results from Finals Stage, Week One - Amp, Spira, Tata and Tango are out

After the first week of the Progressive Automotive X-Prize's Finals Stage, some of the better-known teams will have to say good-bye and watch the rest of the competition from the sidelines. According to a new press release from the AXP, Tata Motors, Amp, Commuter Car

Automotive X Prize revs up for Michigan events, Knockout Stage starts next week

Governor Granholm and X-Prize CEO Peter Diamandis in the Amp'd Sky – Click above for high-res image gallery

Automotive X Prize revs up for Michigan events, Knockout Stage starts next week

Governor Granholm and X-Prize CEO Peter Diamandis in the Amp'd Sky – Click above for high-res image gallery

New York 2010: Tiny Spin in the Amp'd Equinox all-electric SUV

Amp Equinox – Click above for high-res image gallery

AMP vehicles to convert Saturn Sky roadsters to electric power

Thanks to a tip from a reader, we've been introduced to a new electric sports car maker based in Cincinnati, Ohio: Advanced Mechanical Products. AMP has taken a major shortcut to offering its first electric vehicle by starting with a gas-powered Saturn Sky as the base. Out goes the GM Ecotec four-banger, in goes an electric motor and lithium phosphate batteries. According to the manufacturer, the electric car will accelerate to sixty miles pe

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