Posts Tagged: PowerGenix

PowerGenix demonstrates the benefits of nickel-zinc batteries for stop-start and auxiliary applications

PowerGenix, a supplier of automotive nickel-zinc (NiZn) batteries, has completed a product evaluation test plan with the Institute of Automotive Technologies Dresden (IAD). IAD evaluated the capabilities of NiZn batteries used as a 12 V auxiliary power unit for plug-in vehicles, or as a 12 V starter battery for stop-start applications. “The unique cost and… Read more »

PowerGenix and Amperex partner to manufacture high-volume nickel-zinc batteries

PowerGenix, a developer of rechargeable nickel-zinc (NiZn) batteries, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Asian battery manufacturer Amperex Technology (ATL). ATL will become PowerGenix’s partner for the high-volume manufacturing of NiZn batteries. According to PowerGenix, nickel-zinc is the ideal chemistry for Stop-Start (or is it Start-Stop?) systems. Whatever you call it, the technology, which… Read more »

Peugeot evaluates Nickel-Zinc batteries for stop-start vehicles

PowerGenix, a developer of Nickel-Zinc (NiZn) batteries, announced that it has entered into an innovation contract with PSA Peugeot Citroen Automobiles. Peugeot will conduct an evaluation of NiZn batteries as a replacement for lead-acid in stop-start vehicles. Stop-start technology is one of the most cost-effective and efficient means of optimizing fuel economy. Current estimates put… Read more »