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XALT Energy Selected by ABB Marine & Ports for New Ferries Operating between Dover, England and Calais, France

Weinheim (Germany), October 27, 2020. XALT Energy will supply high-performance battery systems for inclusion in ABB Marine & Ports’ integrated power and propulsion scope,  for P&O Ferries’ two new vessels. The battery systems will provide an output of 8,816 kWh per ship to the ferries. The two ferries are set to operate between Dover, England and Calais, France as of 2023. P&O operates a total of 20 ships which ...
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XALT Powered MCI Zero-Emission Coaches Approved for Maximum California HVIP Purchase Incentive for Each MCI Battery-Electric Coach Sold in the State of California

XALT congratulates Motor Coach Industries (“MCI”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, on the announcement that MCI battery-electric D45 CRTe, D45 CRTe LE, and J4500e coaches have been approved by the California Air Resources Board (“CARB”) for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher ...
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2020 Adopt-a-Highway Concludes

September concluded the second year of XALT Energy’s adoption of a 4.42 mile stretch of Business US-10 in Midland County through the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Adopt-a-Highway Program. Volunteers completed roadside clean up in July and September in 2020. The April clean up was cancelled by MDOT due to COVID-19. Throughout the past two ...
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Service Day 2020

For the past six years Freudenberg has had their Regional Service Day on the third Friday in September. During the Freudenberg Regional Service Day, over 60 locations participate in a variety of social responsibility activities. This is the first year XALT Energy participated in Regional Service Day. We quickly came to realize that 2020 was ...
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XALT’s Lithium-Ion Power Cells Provide Maximum Torque to Ford Motor Co.’s New Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 E-Dragster

Midland, Mich. (USA), Sept. 3, 2020. As Ford Motor Company’s one-off Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 factory drag racer makes its high-speed, public debut at the 65th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals this weekend at Indianapolis Raceway Park, it will be powered by XALT Energy’s high-power lithium-ion cells. XALT Energy, a brand of Freudenberg ...
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XALT Energy, HED develop XBV telematics system for battery-electric powertrains

In a bid to streamline battery tracking options for customers with a single-source solution, battery-maker XALT Energy has developed XALT Battery Viewer (XBV), a telematics system that is sold as a companion tool for the heavy-duty lithium-ion batteries the company provides to commercial fleet manufacturers. XALT Energy, a part of Freudenberg Sealing Technologies, is a Midland, Mich.-based global developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion technology solutions. The XBV telematics system consists of a control unit and an all-in-one antenna that allows access to data that has been consolidated for easy viewing from virtually any electronic device that can be connected to a web-based portal. State-of-the-art hardware and software, developed in partnership with HED, Inc., a Wisconsin-based telematics company, also allows XALT to monitor the system data to analyze needs such as the actual energy required to optimize vehicle performance.
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New Partnership to Support Emission-Free Mobility in the U.S.

XALT batteries power newest clean energy bus to roll across California and other states Plymouth (USA), November 26, 2019. Building on a successful record of supplying premium, heavy duty, lithium-ion electric batteries to urban buses and other commercial vehicles, XALT Energy is proud to announce it is powering America’s first, long-distance, all-electric passenger coach in ...
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XALT Introduces Low Profile Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Commercial Vehicles

XALT Introduces Low Profile Lithium-Ion Battery Pack for Commercial Vehicles  XLP Pack offers scalable high-density battery electric storage in a low profile package for commercial applications Advanced system technology leverages XALT’s XPAND product line for ease of integration and compatibility Production to begin in 2021 with existing cell chemistry; upgradable with new cell chemistries under ...
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Increased Orders Means Increased Demand to Fill Open Jobs

XALT Energy Job Fair, September 4, 2019 3:00PM – 7:00PM Midland, MI, August 26, 2019 – XALT Energy, a leading U.S. manufacturer of lithium-ion cells and battery systems for the medium-heavy duty markets, announced today they will be holding a job fair to help fill approximately 50 open positions at their Midland, MI headquarters and ...
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New York City adds to its zero-emission fleet with an award to New Flyer for 15 low floor 60-foot Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric transit buses

St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA – March 25, 2019: (TSX: NFI) New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest bus and coach manufacturer in North America, today announced that  New York City Transit (“NYCT”), part of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”), has awarded New Flyer with a contract ...
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Freudenberg Secures Majority Interest in XALT Energy

Plymouth, Mich. (USA), Feb. 4, 2019 – Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has become majority stakeholder of XALT Energy, a Midland, Mich.-based global developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion technology solutions targeted for heavy-duty mobility applications. In March 2018, Freudenberg announced it had acquired a 31 percent ownership stake in XALT Energy through a multi-million dollar investment in its ...
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XALT Energy Cells Used in Chevrolet eCOPO Camaro Concept

Drag Act Chevrolet’s eCOPO Camaro Concept offers a vision of how electric powertrains could slot into the vibrant OE performance parts market. “Formula E’s cool, but this [drag racing] is the perfect opportunity to do fast learning on battery technology. The 32kWh in our battery pack is a perfect number: you can do three runs without charging, or ...
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Lisa (Stevenson) McKenzie, Featured in December 2018 Detroiter Magazine as a Michigan EV Leader

Congratulations to Lisa (Stevenson) McKenzie, Senior VP of R&D and Operations for being named one of Michigan’s EV Leaders by Detroiter Magazine. Following the EV Leaders Epic. Generational. Transformative. Not the kind of words temperate-minded engineers, technicians and business leaders traffic in lightly. Except lately, when they talk about the not-so-distant future of automotive technology, ...
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Freudenberg Raises Stake in Fuel-Cell Technology

In February 2018, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies invested in more than 30% of XALT Energy with a plan to raise its stake to 100%.  Claus Moehlenkamp, Freudenberg’s CEO, told industry professionals in August of 2018, that electrified vehicles could grow to 40% of new-vehicle demand in 2040 during the Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefings Seminars ...
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XALT Energy Recognized by Kiwassee Kiwanis

On October 23, 2018, the Kiwassee Kiwanis honored XALT Energy for their sponsorship of Midland Waves. Midland Waves display 400 American flags throughout Midland, MI on Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Veterans Day. All profits from Kiwassee Kiwanis fundraisers are used to improve and enhance the lives of children, their families and ...
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XALT Energy Returns to The Battery Show

XALT Energy will once again be in booth #1501 at the entrance of The Battery Show North America. The Battery Show North America will be held at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI. The Battery Show hosts more than 8,000 engineers and executives each year along with 600+ leading suppliers. This leading global industry ...
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