Increasing electrification in various industries is bringing about the need for new battery technologies.
It enables up to 10 packs to be used for a combined power output of 350 kWh.
The battery system can be used in a variety of vehicle types, including heavy-duty off-road equipment.
Freudenberg’s XALT Energy brand has introduced a low-profile high energy density battery pack which is scalable to various installations.
The company is currently working with an NFI Group subsidiary to supply its battery technology for long-distance motor coaches.
Many manufacturers have begun to diversify into the battery market, including engine manufacturers such as DEUTZ and Cummins.
Briggs & Stratton announced in October 2019 its lithium-ion battery pack which works together with a battery management system and charger.
This provides turf equipment OEMs a complete, fully integrated electric power system that is flexible to install.
Truck OEM Nikola announced in November 2019 it was developing a new battery technology with energy density of 1,100 watt-hours per kg.
The technology would enable Nikola’s battery electric trucks to drive 800 miles fully loaded between charges, and its fuel cell trucks to surpass 1,000 miles.