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Midwest/Xantrex Partnership Offers a Generator-Free, Lithium Ion Power System Option in Luxury RV Vans

Burnaby, BC, Monday, November 20, 2017

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA – Nov. 20, 2017 – Midwest Automotive Designs, a division of REV Group is offering the state-of-the-art Xantrex FREEDOM e-GEN Lithium Ion power system in all of its luxury RV vans. Midwest’s luxury RVs are equipped with top-of-the-line electronics and appliances including microwave, AC, refrigerator, wide-screen LED TV and premium audio system. The prospective buyers of 2018 models will have the option to charge batteries and power onboard luxuries with this unique and most advanced power system eliminating the generator altogether. There will be no fumes, smell, noise and other nuisances associated with a generator.

“While luxury comes standard with every Midwest RV, the addition of the new Xantrex FREEDOM e-GEN system offers an environmentally friendly source of AC & DC power to run an air conditioner and other heavy loads and precise battery management in all climate conditions. We tested lithium ion power systems from a number of manufacturers. Only the Xantrex system performed to the high standards associated with our brand,” said Jake Stephenson, national sales manager at Midwest Automotive Designs.

The Xantrex FREEDOM e-GEN is made from the highest quality and vigorously tested components making it the safest Lithium Ion power system in the industry. In addition to the multiple redundant safety features, the Xantrex system offers the most advanced lithium ion battery, battery management system (BMS), inverter/charger and auxiliary alternator resulting in the longest electronics runtime, fastest engine recharge time and longest battery life.

The Midwest Passage with the Xantrex FREEDOM e-GEN power system will be on display at the Midwest/REV Group booth 5040 at the National RV Tradeshow. Visit the Xantrex booth 415 for technical details.

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About Xantrex

The Xantrex brand, owned by Schneider Electric, is one of the most successful and popular brands of onboard AC power technology. Xantrex products are used in a variety of applications in the RV, marine, military, construction, EMS, bus, work service vehicle and commercial truck markets. Xantrex ensures its products are put through extensive reliability testing and certifies its products to comply with various regulatory standards to meet or exceed the applicable requirements for safety, quality, efficiency and environment. With more than three decades of design, engineering and manufacturing experience backed by Schneider Electric’s global infrastructure, Xantrex power solutions offer an enviable mix of advanced technology and unmatched bankability.


About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in energy and infrastructure, industrial processes, building automation, and data centers/networks, as well as a broad presence in residential applications. Focused on making energy safe, reliable and efficient, the company's 170,000 plus employees achieved sales of 25 billion euros in 2014, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations “Make the most of their energy.”


About Midwest Automotive Designs

Midwest Automotive Designs, a division of the REV group is the most respected name in Sprinter Van custom conversions. From our headquarters in Elkhart, Indiana, we’ve been creating custom luxury vans under the Freightliner and Mercedes-Benz marques ever since the Sprinter was introduced here in 2001. Our pioneering work and artistry has led to our being chosen by Mercedes-Benz as an approved upfitter of their luxury Sprinter Vans.