UQM Technologies (NYSEAMEX:UQM) reports selection of its PowerPhase Pro 100 electric driveline for the World Kar battery EV in development by California’s KleenSpeed Technologies.
The KleenSpeed World Kar is a concept EV that was shown at a Stanford University Vehicle Concept Showcase event earlier this month. The UQM PowerPhase Pro-powered version is to begin real-world testing in July, UQM says.
“Our past work with UQM on the KleenSpeed EV-X11 racing program showed us that UQM propulsion systems provide the performance and efficiency in a small, lightweight package that we wanted in the World Kar,” KleenSpeed president Tim Collins says in a UQM release.
“We look forward to working with UQM through the testing and development phase of this production-intent KleenSpeed vehicle,” Collins said.
The 100-kilowatt (maximum) PowerPhase Pro 100 is market-ready, UQM says. It is part of the company’s line-up of production-validated, automotive-qualified PowerPhase electric propulsion systems.
KleenSpeed is located in the NASA Ames Research Park at Moffett Field near Mountain View, Calif.
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