Thomson Power Announces Partnership with Canadian Government; Thomson Selected as a participant in the Canadian Technology Accelerator Program


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08/05/2014 [ACCESSWIRE]

Vancouver, BC / ACCESSWIRE / August 5, 2014 / Thomson Power Inc., a Vancouver and Silicon Valley-based developer of energy efficient electric drivetrain solutions, announced today that the company has been selected as a participant in the Canadian Technology Accelerator Program (CTA) sponsored by the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.

"We are honored to be chosen for this prestigious and highly competitive program," said Ian B. McAvoy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thomson Power. "Participation will provide significant benefits for the company and further endorses our corporate vision and the innovation we are bringing to the market. "

The benefits of the CTA program include greater exposure to customers and partners, ability to access venture funding, establishment of new networks of expertise, and fast-tracking growth opportunities that will better position us in the competitive U.S. transportation market.

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service manages the Canadian Technology Accelerators (CTA) in New York, San Francisco & Silicon Valley, Boston, Denver and Philadelphia, global clusters for clean technology and entrepreneurship. This initiative provides Canadian start-ups with access to unique resources and contacts that can help their international growth.

About Thomson Power

Thomson Power is a developer and supplier of sustainable energy software and power management systems that dramatically improve the performance and efficiency of electric and hybrid drives in medium to heavy-duty truck and bus applications. The plug-and-play vPCS(R) adaptive controller and ThomsonDrive(R) integrated electric drivetrain solutions enable fleet operators to economically transition from conventional diesel engines to hybrid and electric buses and trucks. For further information, visit www.thomsonpower.com.

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For more information contact:

Thomson Power Corporation
Ian B. McAvoy, Chairman & CEO
Phone: 604.376.4564 | Email: imcavoy@thomsonpower.com

www.thomsonpower.com

 

SOURCE: Thomson Power Inc. 

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