US Hybrid Corporation today announced that it has achieved a significant milestone following an assessment by an independent body. On December 1, 2015, US Hybrid Corporation was awarded the certification for ISO 14001 International Environmental Management System standards. ISO 14001 is the world’s first internationally-recognized standard for environmental management systems. This standard helps US Hybrid Corporation to comply with environmental regulations by identifying, monitoring, assessing, correcting and continuously improving the health, safety and environmental impacts of its products, services and operations. These include procedures related to the recycling and handling of natural resources as well as energy consumption and waste management policies.
Since US Hybrid Corporation’s founding in 1999, the company has established a comprehensive, environmentally sustainable policy that encompass and expanded into all avenues of its operations including its production facilities, research and development and back office operations. Achieving this certification after a yearlong effort will allow the company to provide assurance to clients and end-users that US Hybrid Corporation meets the highest environmental quality standards and that the environmental impact of its business operations is being continuously measured and improved. US Hybrid Corporation has been certified to the ISO 9001 Quality Standard since 2009.
“Achieving the ISO 14001 certification is a critical step in our pursuit to position US Hybrid Corporation as an industry and global leader in electric, hybrid and fuel cell power train and zero emission commercial vehicles design and manufacturing. By obtaining this certification, we are showing our sincere commitment toward designing and manufacturing high quality, environmentally sustainable products and services for our clients and end-users.” Dr. Abas Goodarzi, US Hybrid Corporation President and CEO.
Since 1999, US Hybrid Corporation has provided electric and hybrid traction drive systems for medium and heavy duty commercial trucks, municipality vehicles, and fuel cell transit buses throughout the world. US Hybrid Corporation was founded in Torrance, California by Dr. Abas Goodarzi, Ph.D, P.E., and a 30 year veteran of the electric, hybrid, and fuel cell industries and co-founder of Enova Systems. Dr. Goodarzi has pioneered such projects as General Motors’ EV1 power-train development at Hughes Aircraft Company. US Hybrid Corporation’s team of engineers has over 200 years of combined experience in electric and hybrid powertrain and energy storage systems. In addition to the two designs and production facilities in Torrance CA, US Hybrid Corporation have design and integration facilities in Honolulu Hawaii, South Windsor Connecticut and Worcester Massachusetts.
US Hybrid Corporation’s products have been used by many OEM commercial vehicles worldwide, including transit systems and trucks with over one million accumulated kilometers of operation. US Hybrid Corporation’s 170kW and 240kW drive motors currently power monorails in Brazil, India and Malaysia, while US Hybrid’s 240kW and 320kW drives power heavy-duty Class 8 trucks, transit bus and mining equipment.
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