AMTE Energy confirms Cosworth as potential consumer
Budding battery producer AMTE Energy has signed a memorandum of understanding with automotive engineering firm Cosworth. The corporate could use AMTE’s “extremely excessive energy” cells of their specialist electrical automobiles that cowl many sectors.
Cosworth is understood mainly for its lengthy Formulation 1 engagement. As for the non-binding settlement with AMTE Energy, the cells could assist energy the high-performance automotive, aerospace and marine sectors in future. Following its latest acquisition of electrification specialist Delta, Cosworth says it has accelerated its improvement of battery methods to enrich its electrified powertrains and engines.
AMTE Energy says the envisioned speedy charging and discharging time made the cell “ideally fitted to use inside Cosworth’s applied sciences and end-to-end car options.”
AMTE Energy’s cell know-how continues to be underneath improvement but within the “superior phases”. The corporate provides that their UHP lithium-ion cell was present process scale-up and testing trials on the UK Battery Industrial Centre (UKBIC).
Kevin Brundish, CEO of AMTE Energy, stated the collaboration with Cosworth was “one other key step in our journey as we scale up manufacturing and transfer in direction of commercialisation.”
Hal Reisiger, CEO of Cosworth, commented, “By way of our battery providing, we will ship and combine high-power methods from versatile, scalable modules at low volumes. The brand new co-operation with AMTE Energy will additional strengthen our current capabilities on this essential space.”
AMTE Energy manufactures at a small scale on the AMTE manufacturing facility in Thurso, Scotland. The battery maker additionally appears to open one other, larger-scale facility and repeated its name for funding earlier this week. AMTE Energy now needs to arrange a “MegaFactory” within the Scottish city of Dundee. The corporate proposes becoming an current constructing to host a 0.5 GWh plant. It may very well be operational and produce battery cells by the third quarter of 2025, so AMTE.
Cosworth was named as an early potential buyer earlier than. AMTE additionally claimed to be working with Jaguar Land Rover and Williams on pouch cells. In April of this yr, the corporate additionally introduced a collaboration with Dash Energy for battery administration methods, battery module and pack design, and Eltrium for manufacturing capabilities.