Apr 20, 2016 - 08:56 am

Siemens, Valeo, ElringKlinger, LG Chem, Aurora Flight Sciences.

Siemens-Sivetec-MSA-3300Siemens and Valeo form alliance: The two companies have formed a 50:50 joint venture to make high-voltage powertrains for all forms of electrified cars, including hybrids. Jointly developed electric motors, on-board chargers, inverters and power converters are said to give the companies a more favourable position in the market.
greencarcongress.com, electriccarsreport.com

Battery cooperation: ElringKlinger meanwhile teamed up with Sensor Technik Wiedemann. Together the German companies want to create lithium-ion battery modules and system for i.e. electric vehicles. The first projects will include energy 24 and 48 Volt energy storage systems with optimal cooling.
prcenter.de

LG Chem with new coating: LG Chem has purchased a patent licence agreement from company Optodot to use the latter’s boehmite ceramic-coated separators for Li-ion batteries. Ceramic coating is said to improve performance, life cycle and safety of Li-ion batteries.
greencarcongress.com

Vertical takeoff: Aurora Flight Sciences has completed a first flight with a miniature model of its newly developed aircraft with hybrid-electric propulsion (we reported). The plane can take off and land vertically, making runways a thing of the past. Once airborne, it can reach up to 740 kph. The development is funded 89m dollars from the U.S. Pentagon.
gizmag.com, dailymail.co.uk

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2016/04/20/siemens-valeo-elringklinger-lg-chem-aurora-flight-sciences/
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