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Posts Tagged: Forward Engineering

Vestaro launches new generation of EV battery packs

Germany-based Vestaro, a joint venture of specialty chemical provider Evonik and Forward Engineering, has launched a new generation of its EV battery packs. The new Pure Performance Battery pack is composed of a composite housing made with sheet molding compound (SMC) technology, a semi-integral modular design and LION Smart’s LIGHT battery cells. Vestaro’s glass fiber… Read more »

New brand-independent battery housing reduces weight and costs

A consortium consisting of Lorenz Kunststofftechnik, Forward Engineering, Evonik, LION Smart, Vestaro and Minth has developed a solution to help improve EV efficiency through lightweight battery construction. In late 2019, work started on a brand-independent, low-cost housing. The resulting battery pack is expected to weigh about 10 percent less than a pack made with commonly… Read more »