Inobat and Impact Clean Power Technology sign customer agreement for the development and supply of battery cells
InoBat to develop innovative prismatic battery cells in line with Impact’s sophisticated technical specifications and high cycle life requirements
➢ Battery system for use in an electric bus for a leading European manufacturer
➢ Testing to commence in 2023 with aim to commence production immediately
Bratislava/Warsaw, 13 July 2022: InoBat Auto (“InoBat”), the European pioneer of premium electric vehicle battery R&D, engineering, production and recycling, and Impact Clean Power Technology S.A. (“Impact”), the leading manufacturer of innovative battery systems for transportation, robotics and stationary energy storage in Europe, have today signed an agreement for the development and subsequent supply of battery cells to Impact. Utilising this cell, Impact will develop a high voltage battery system that will be manufactured in GigafactoryX in Poland for use in an electric bus for a leading European manufacturer. Through a dynamic and collaborative approach between the two parties, research and development work will focus on the creation of an early prototype sample cell before conducting thorough component testing, mechanical, safety and performance testing during 2023. Further testing and certification would then be required with the aim when the battery sample cells achieve the required specifications, would then be to commence production immediately.
Marian Bocek, Co-Founder and CEO of InoBat Auto commented:
“Since our inception in 2019, Inobat has always taken a customer-centric approach providing tailor-made EV battery solutions for customers with longer range, longer lifecycle, higher energy density and faster charging time. We are delighted to be working with Impact to create a truly differentiated electric battery cell that meets the needs of their innovative battery systems as we both drive towards achieving our mutual goals to enable the transition towards zero emissions transport.”
Bartłomiej Kras, President of the Management Board of Impact commented:
“Our focus on innovative battery systems with bespoke parameters to provide a market advantage in every segment of our business are constantly developing with every generation of our solutions. We are ready to support global efforts towards a zero-emission economy and hence are extremely pleased to support a leading European battery manufacturer.”
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About InoBat Auto
InoBat Auto specialises in pioneering research, development, manufacture, supply and recycling of innovative electric batteries custom-designed to meet the specific requirements of global mainstream and specialist OEMs within the automotive, commercial vehicle, motorsport, and aerospace sectors. InoBat’s provides innovative solutions across the entire value chain thanks to its “cradle-to-cradle” approach, which showcases the concept of a circular economy. InoBat is backed by a strong consortium of strategic investors and partners such as Rio Tinto, Amara Raja, Ideanomics, IFC, CEZ, IPM Group, Matador, AEN, CSG and Across. A European-based battery manufacturer, InoBat already has a battery research and development facility and pilot line under development in Slovakia. InoBat has also been approved for grant financing under the EU sponsored programme, Important Projects for Common European Interest, and already received a grant from the Slovak Government.
For more information and news on InoBat, please visit inobatauto.eu
Impact Clean Power Technology SA is a leading manufacturer of battery systems for the transportation, industry and stationary energy storage for RES, traditional power generation, rail and telecommunications. In addition to the Polish domestic market, we sell our products throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. Our laboratory develops innovative battery systems that have the parameters to provide a market advantage in every segment of our business. We are already working on the next generation of our solutions. We are ready to support global efforts towards a zero-emission economy and the hydrogen revolution that is coming as a result.In these activities, we support our Customers: Solaris Bus & Coach, Autosan, Siemens, Stadler, Skoda, Voith, JBT, Kiepe Electric, TEMSA, Dancer Bus, Phoenix Motorcars, Innogy, PGE EO. We have supplied them with 20 thousand reliable systems. Vehicles with our batteries have traveled more than 70 million km worldwide. Our energy storage solutions support groundbreaking RES projects implemented in Poland.
For more information and news on Impact, please visit https://icpt.pl/en/home-en/
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