Volkswagen Group Components to produce fast charging station with storage

In 2020, Volkswagen Group Components, an independent business unit of Volkswagen AG, will start production of a fast charging station capable of charging four vehicles simultaneously and providing energy storage when not in use. The charging stations will be manufactured at a components plant in Hanover, replacing the plant’s current heat exchanger production area.

The charging station is based on the battery package of the VW Group’s Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB), and is designed to use its cell modules. Later, the charging station can provide a second life for EV batteries.

“The development of charging infrastructure will be a key factor in the success of e-mobility,” said Thomas Schmall, CEO of Volkswagen Group Components. “The flexible fast charging station developed by Group Components can make a key contribution in this area. The charging station is an element in the end-to-end responsibility of Group Components for the high-voltage battery – from the development of cell production competences through to recycling.”


Source: Volkswagen

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