StoreDot is undoubtedly one of the most interesting and innovative companies in the field of high-performance batteries for electric cars: their cells “100inX” which we have already talked about several times one of the boundaries (often only perceived) of electromobility loading timeDespite it exponentially longer than necessary “full” to a thermal vehicle.
At the beginning of the month, the Israeli company announced the start of a collaboration “strategically” with Flex|N|Gate, OEM for the global automotive industry will produce StoreDot’s 100in5 XFC (eXtreme Fast Charge) cells in its factory next year “Flex Ion” from Windsor, Ontario (Canada).
Amir Tirosh, COO of StoreDot, said: “This is an exciting and significant agreement that further supports and enhances our path to OEM commercialization. Collaborating with Flex|N|Gate, a Tier 1 manufacturer and global leader in large-scale automotive component manufacturing, opens up tremendous new opportunities for StoreDot in the North American market, including the ability to localize cell manufacturing. This collaboration will allow us to meet the needs of local OEMs quickly move to mass productionthereby maintaining the flexibility to produce OEM lithium-ion battery cells in the size and form factors this rapidly growing industry requires.”.
Guido Benvenuto, Vice President of Global Sales at Flex|N|Gate, added: “We are honored and excited to partner with StoreDot, a recognized innovation leader in the electric vehicle battery industry. Producing giga-scale, extremely fast-charging battery cells is a key competitive requirement in the electric vehicle industry. We apply our expertise in mass manufacturing.” StoreDot’s cutting-edge technologies will create an ideal framework for creating world-class cell manufacturing facilities. “Early next year, cells will be manufactured at Flex-Ion’s pilot plant in Windsor, Ontario, where we have created the capacity and flexibility to meet the needs of the North American automotive industry.”.