Posts Tagged: Xalt

Freudenberg acquires majority share of XALT Energy

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has acquired a majority share of XALT Energy, a manufacturer of battery solutions for heavy-duty EVs. XALT produces high-energy storage solutions for industries including automotive, rail, marine, industrial operations, and commercial transportation. The majority stakeholder acquisition comes with a multi-million dollar investment that will allow XALT to increase production at its Michigan… Read more »

Xalt launches expandable battery rack system, obtains DNV GL approval for marine use

Battery system specialist XALT Energy has unveiled its XRS XPAND Rack system, which combines the company’s XPAND Battery System with its proprietary battery management system (BMS). These products have received DNV GL Type Approvals, which means that they can be installed in vessels classified by maritime registrar DNV GL. The modular systems also show promise for… Read more »

XALT Energy receives China’s new GB/T certification for Lithium Titanium Oxide cells

XALT Energy has announced that its Lithium Titanium Oxide (LTO) battery cells have been certified under China’s new GB/T quality control standard. The new and more stringent standard replaces the QC/T standard under which the cells were previously certified. XALT launched the LTO cell in China last year, and was ramping up production volume to… Read more »

XALT Energy supplies cells for world’s largest battery-powered ferries

XALT Energy has won a contract to supply cells for the two largest battery-powered ferries in the world. Each of the two Scandlines ferries, which run between Helsingborg, Denmark and Helsingör, Sweden, will have 4.16 MWh batteries to provide power for primary propulsion. The energy storage system was designed by Plan B Energy Storage (PBES),… Read more »

XALT claims unprecedented cycle life performance for its new lithium titanate batteries

XALT Energy, a manufacturer of prismatic, large-format battery cells and packs, has launched a new Lithium Titanium Oxide (LTO) cell that it says has achieved better cycle life performance over a wider range of operating conditions than any lithium-ion cell ever built. XALT’s Li-ion LTO cell offers specific energy greater than 76 wh/kg, and specific… Read more »

Efficient Drivetrains and XALT Energy announce supply agreement

Battery manufacturer XALT Energy (formerly Dow Kokam) has agreed to supply its NMC graphite Li-ion battery packs to Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), for use in the company’s PHEV PowerDrive and electric power export solutions. Shipment of the initial order should be completed in the first quarter of 2016. EDI will use XALT’s first-generation battery system… Read more »

XALT Energy announces $1 billion battery supply agreement with Chinese bus manufacturer

XALT Energy has signed a multi-year contract, valued at over $1.0 billion, with Hybrid Kinetic Group of China to supply lithium titanate batteries for electric buses in China. Production is expected to begin during the third quarter of 2015. Dr. Yung Yeung, Chairman of HK Group, said, “XALT’s high quality and cost-competitive battery products fit… Read more »