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Remy International

BorgWarner to Acquire Remy Int’l

July 14, 2015 in Companies, Electric Drive by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

For ‘An Implied Enterprise Value’ of Approximately $1.2 Billion

Michigan’s BorgWarner said Tuesday that it’s agreed to acquire Remy International, “a global market leading producer of rotating electrical components.” updated July 15

Echo Auto Locks in Remy HVH Supply

March 6, 2014 in Electric Drive by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

As the Two Companies Are to Co-Develop an Advanced Induction Motor

Echo Automotive says that a supply agreement with Remy International ensures the supply of components for the EchoDrive bolt-on plug-in hybrid electric drive units going into production this year, while at the same time the companies will co-develop a new motor dubbed the “Echo Induction Machine.”

Remy Motor for MAN’s Metropolis

August 28, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘World’s First Truck Featuring a Passenger-Car Diesel Engine’

Remy International provided the motor and generator to multinational Benteler Engineering for the new Metropolis plug-in hybrid electric truck by Germany’s MAN Truck and Bus. The vehicle – with a 3-liter Volkswagen diesel engine – is be tested as a garbage truck.

Faster Still on the Isle of Man

June 5, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Dow Kokam is talking up an electric motorcycle speed record expected to be set tomorrow (June 6) on the Isle of Man.

The Dow Chemical affiliate supplies the large-format lithium ion batteries for the 100% electric, redesigned MotoCzysz 012 E1pc motorcycle.

First Quantum F-150 PHEV for FP&L

June 3, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Quantum (NASDAQ:QTWW) reports delivery of the first pilot version of its Ford F-150 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle pickup to Florida Power & Light, made in association with Dow Kokam, the PHEV’s lithium ion battery system supplier.

Quantum for Agility, Remy for Quantum

May 24, 2012 in CNG, Electric Drive by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies had a busy time at ACT Expo, announcing a $4.8 million purchase order from Agility Fuel Systems for “lightest in the industry” Type IV compressed natural gas fuel tanks, and disclosing that it’s using motors from Remy International in the F-Drive brand parallel hybrid electric drivetrain for the plug-in Ford F-150 it displayed at the show.

The CNG purchase order is for Quantum’s line of large-diameter carbon composite tanks developed specifically to mount on the frame rail in Class 6-8 heavy duty trucks. The tanks with their new design features will be available from Agility in their integrated systems starting in August.

Via Motors Unveils PHEV Trucks (F&F Strategies)

January 15, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs by rich  |  No Comments

Remy-Powered, Range Extended Electric Trucks
Introduced by Bob Lutz with PG&E in Detroit

“There are powerful clean electric vehicles, without range limits, that you can take anywhere you need to go,” says ex General Motors vice chair Bob Lutz.

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