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EnerDel Lithium for STM’s Hybrid Buses

July 18, 2016 in batteries, Electric Drive, Hybrids, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Vigor+ Packs Replace Original NiMH Units in Nova Bus Vehicles

EnerDel’s lithium ion ESS (energy storage system) battery packs have been chosen by Canada’s STM, the Société de Transport de Montréal, to replace original nickel metal hydride battery packs in eight Nova Bus transit vehicles with Allison parallel hybrid electric drives.

EnerDel is providing lithium ion ESS (Energy Storage System) battery packs to replace original nickel metal hydride units on Nova Bus vehicles with parallel hybrid electric drives operated by STM, Canada’s Société de Transport de Montréal.

EnerDel is providing lithium ion ESS (Energy Storage System) battery packs to replace original nickel metal hydride units on Nova Bus vehicles with parallel hybrid electric drives operated by STM, Canada’s Société de Transport de Montréal.

In addition to its PP320-738-LP Vigor+ ESS packs, the five-year contract includes a five-year extended warranty, import and delivery to Canada, installation, NiMH battery recycling, technical training and diagnostic tools, EnerDel says.

“Our focus in the mass transit market goes beyond offering superior product,” EnerDel CEO Michael Canada said in a release.

‘Customer-Focused Culture’

“Our goal is to support the industry by providing the highest quality and best customer service. As the ESS technology solutions provider of choice, EnerDel strives to exceed customer needs with quick product availability, on-site installation and extended warranty options,” he said.

“The STM contract gave us the opportunity to display our customer-focused culture providing quick turn response for product delivery and seamless installation. The project successfully executed less than seven weeks from order receipt to commissioning,” Canada said.

Growing in Transit

EnerDel’s NMC/nickel manganese cobalt oxide technology for lithium ion batteries and battery pack design has been demonstrated over eight years of commercial service in thousands of on-road applications ranging from passenger cars to rail vehicles.

“We continue to grow our market share in the transit industry by working actively with end-users, drivetrain system providers and vehicle OEMs,” said EnerDel transportation VP Tomasz Poznar.

“Industry requirements evolve and can only be met with strong technical product and customized solutions,” he said.


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Source: EnerDel with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

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