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John Deere, Kreisel to build EV batteries and chargers in North Carolina

Deere & Company, the maker of John Deere agricultural, construction and forestry equipment, has selected a location in Kernersville, North Carolina, for the construction of a new 115,000-square-foot manufacturing facility. John Deere established its Kernersville campus in 1988. The new factory will expand production capacity of Kreisel Electric products to serve the off-highway market in… Read more »

X Shore electric boats to use Kreisel Electric battery packs

Swedish electric boat manufacturer X Shore has taken onboard battery provider Kreisel Electric in a five-year deal worth €50 million. X Shore’s flagship model, the Eelex 8000, which features a 225 kW motor, will be exclusively powered by two Kreisel KBP 63 battery packs with a total capacity of 126 kWh. Kreisel Electric says its… Read more »

Kreisel Electric’s MAVERO home energy storage system

Austrian battery manufacturer Kreisel Electric has introduced the new MAVERO wall-mounted home energy storage system. The Li-ion battery packs are available in four different sizes, with usable capacity ranging from 8 kWh to 22 kWh. The system’s discharge power ranges from 4.8 to 9.6 kW, and voltage ranges from 288 to 384 V. Efficiency is… Read more »

Kreisel Electric builds new battery factory in Austria

Battery manufacturer Kreisel Electric has started construction on a new factory in Rainbach, Austria, which it calls 3K One. When the 67,000-square-foot plant comes online in March 2017, it will have the capacity to produce 800,000 kWh worth of batteries per year. The new facility will feature a fully automated production line, and will also… Read more »

Toyota to invest $8 billion to expand North Carolina EV battery plant

Is Toyota a sleeping giant, poised to exploit the wimpy waffling of GM and Ford, and become the EV powerhouse it should be? Or will the company continue paying lip service to e-mobility while clinging to 20th-century technology? Who knows? We won’t presume to read the green tea leaves, but we are happy to report… Read more »

World Rallycross racing championship goes electric

EVs have firmly established themselves in the racing world—Formula E has been delivering thrills for eight seasons now, and the more rough-and-tumble Extreme E is midway through its second season. Electric racers, both 4-wheeled and 2-wheeled, have distinguished themselves at the yearly Pikes Peak Hill Climb. Teslas have been shaking up the street racing subculture…. Read more »

Arnold Schwarzenegger backs Austrian battery startup

Austrian battery startup Kreisel Electric grabbed some attention in the EV media by facing off with a Model S in a converted Porsche Panamera. Now it’s in the spotlight again after announcing the backing of Arnold Schwarzenegger and his nephew, Patrick Knapp-Schwarzenegger. The Governator, a longtime EV fan, became familiar with Kreisel when he hired… Read more »

Wireless battery management system improves reliability, enables new features

Linear Technology, a maker of battery stack monitoring ICs for EVs and hybrids, demonstrated a concept car featuring a wireless battery management system (BMS) at the recent Electronica Show in Munich. The concept vehicle, developed by design partner LION Smart, combines Linear’s battery stack monitors with its SmartMesh wireless mesh networking products in a BMW… Read more »

BRUSA’s new DTSP1 motor/gearbox combo

Swiss power electronics supplier BRUSA Elektronik has introduced a new electric drivetrain unit that combines a motor and gearbox. The DTSP1 “is optimal for use in sports cars and vans as well as light commercial vehicles due to its low weight and high power density.” BRUSA’s HSM1-10.18.22 motor offers continuous power output of 145 kW… Read more »