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[January 02, 2014]

Canadian University Displays New Urban Electric Vehicle at CES

(Canada Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) News: A new urban electric vehicle developed at the Universite de Sherbrooke in Sherbrooke, Quebec, will be shown for the first time at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week.

(Logo: ) Background: Designed by a team of student engineers, the Sherbrooke VUE (Vehicle Urbain Electrique) features advanced navigation, driver-assistance, infotainment and electric-vehicle technologies. Elektrobit (EB), a leading automotive software supplier and a "lithium" development partner on the VUE program, will unveil the vehicle at its CES exhibit (Booth 3034, North Hall), Jan. 7.

Spokespeople: Interviews are available with the following: Maxime Boisvert, VUE coordinator, Universite de SherbrookeJonathan Bouchard, VUE director of technology, Universite de SherbrookeManuela Papadopol, director of Global Marketing, Elektrobit Artur Seidel, vice president – EB Automotive North AmericaInterviews/Further Information: Interviews with Sherbrooke and/or EB representatives are available by phone or in person at CES throughout the week of Jan. 6.

For more information or to schedule an interview, please call or email Austin Nestor (+1.248.647.8621 or or Larry Weis (+1.248.647.8621 or

/PRNewswire -- Jan. 2, 2014/ SOURCE Elektrobit

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