UQM Technologies Inc. announces collaboration with New Eagle, a vehicle integrator and supplier of hybrid and electric drive control system technologies and hardware for a variety of vehicle classes and applications. UQM and New Eagle are seeking to satisfy a growing market demand for integrated electric drivetrain solutions for electric vehicles, as well as electric marine propulsion solutions. UQM and New Eagle will collaborate on projects utilizing UQM’s PowerPhase Pro electric propulsion systems, and New Eagle’s unique vehicle supervisory control software template and full system integration experience. This will provide customers a turn-key solution for their EV or HEV applications in a number of key markets.
For on-road vehicles, the combination of New Eagle’s vehicle control software and automated manual transmission with the UQM PowerPhase Pro 135 offers a viable solution for light- and medium-duty commercial passenger and cargo delivery vehicles. For marine applications, the combination of New Eagle’s marine hybrid drive system and the UQM PowerPhase Pro 135 offers a solution to reducing the operating and maintenance costs of commercial marine fleet vessels while reducing emissions and operating noise.
Rich Swortzel, President of New Eagle, states, “Working with UQM brings a higher ease of integration to the end customer, and UQM has an impressive record of successful performance at a very competitive price point. We believe our electric commercial drivetrain customers will benefit from this combination.”
“UQM has seen a growing need in the marketplace for integrated drivetrain solutions,” says Joe Mitchell, UQM Technologies’ President and CEO. “After working with New Eagle on successful vehicle platforms all over the world, we see this collaboration as a great step towards providing the end customers with a variety of integrated platforms by vehicle class that will lead to more commercial electric vehicles on the road.”