AMP To Unveil New Workhorse Electric Step Van

CINCINNATI, Ohio, May 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - AMP Holding Inc. (OTCBB: AMPD), parent company of its' newly acquired Workhorse(R) subsidiary, today announced they will introduce an all-electric Step Van at the ACT "Alternative Clean Transportation" Expo, to be held June 24-27th, 2013 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. The all-electric Workhorse(R) Step Van will be available for test drives during the Ride & Drive event of the show on Wednesday, June 26th from 12-3 p.m.

Workhorse(R) will be exhibiting in booth 241 on the trade show floor of the expo hall, on Wednesday, June 26th and Thursday, June 27th. Management and sales personnel will be on-hand to discuss the firms' offerings of all-electric, compressed natural gas, propane and gasoline options that are available for the various Workhorse chassis offerings.

Workhorse will produce Step-Vans and other vehicle types using the 200,000+ sq. ft. automated Workhorse Custom Chassis plant in Union City, Indiana which was recently acquired by AMP from Navistar. Fleet managers will benefit from the significant cost-reduction breakthroughs and quick payback provided by the economies of scale Workhorse e-trucks offer.

Steve Burns, AMP CEO & Founder, will be speaking on a panel on Tuesday, June 25th, titled: Walk-In Vans & Medium-Duty Commercial Trucks.

With the acquisition of the Workhorse brand and factory, AMP will be offering an all-electric Workhorse chassis along with gasoline-powered, and alternative-fuel powered models. This positions Workhorse to become a premier OEM capable of building alternative fuel vehicles for the commercial market to meet customers' needs. AMP's vehicles will be sold and supported through the existing Workhorse(R) network of 440 dealers.

About AMP Holding Inc.

AMP Holding is the parent company of Amp Electric Vehicles, a manufacturer of electric drive systems for medium-duty class 3-6 commercial truck platforms. AMP Electric Vehicles, Inc. was founded in 2007 by entrepreneurs who have created several hi-tech companies. The AMP team is comprised of top automotive industry veterans and business executives. AMP has been focused on the electrification of fleet vehicles, including medium-duty class 3-6 trucks and vans. Over the past several years, the company's vehicle electrification technology has provided new solutions to America's energy demands. For additional information visit