AxleTech and Agility Announce EV Alliance

New products to be launched at bauma, ACT Expo & IDEF

 AxleTech, Troy, Mich. announced it has entered into a strategic agreement with Agility Fuel Solutions, Costa Mesa, Calif., a provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

As part of this strategic alliance, Agility will contribute high-voltage, liquid-cooled, lithium-ion battery packs specifically engineered for the demands of commercial vehicle applications, AxleTech said. Complementing some of AxleTech’s electric powertrain solutions that fit within current chassis, suspension, and wheel end envelopes, Agility modular batteries are configurable to chassis requirements and contain external interface points designed to ease installation and service, the announcement said.

Further, AxleTech said, “the collaboration also supports AxleTech’s power-source agnostic approach thanks to Agility’s experience working with a variety of transportation fuels including battery electric energy storage and delivery systems.”

AxleTech said it plans to introduce several EV products in April, including:

  • An off-highway electric axle at bauma, April 8-14 in Munich, Germany.
  • An electric powertrain for Class 6 through 8 trucks, as well as the most an electric powertrain system for low-floor bus applications at the ACT Expo, April 23-26 in Long Beach, Calif.
  • Partner on a demo electric tactical wheeled vehicle at the IDEF show, April 30-May 3 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Bill Gryzenia, CEO, AxleTech said, “Agility brings extensive experience to the table with their knowledge of integrating systems into trucks, their controls experience for commercial trucks, and their approach to battery packaging for the commercial vehicle market. Strategic alliances like this one are what enables us to offer a complete integrated electric powertrain solution for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.”

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