Hayward, Calif., Jan. 14, 2015 (PR Newswire) – Seeo, a leading developer of advanced lithium polymer batteries, today announced the award of a contract for technology assessment from the United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC (USABC), a collaborative organization of FCA US LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors.
The contract encompasses three-party assessment of technical characteristics of Seeo’s high energy density batteries and validation of characteristics anticipated for electric vehicle applications. Co-funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the
contract has a value of $298,736, including a 50 percent cost share by Seeo.
“We are very pleased to engage with USABC and the major U.S. automobile manufacturers,” said Hal Zarem, President and CEO of Seeo. “As part of this contract Seeo will deliver several hundred cells from our pilot manufacturing line assembled in battery modules, each module providing 1.65 kWh storage capacity. We welcome the opportunity to independently validate their performance as we prepare to introduce the next leap forward in electric vehicle battery technology.”
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