EnerDel (HEV) To Develop Battery For Hybrid Humvee

Enerdel, a a subsidiary of Ener1, just announced that they have received a contract from the Army worth $1.29 million to develop improved lithium-ion battery packs for the hybrid Humvee. Under the contract, EnerDel will work with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) to create 4 different power systems using two different battery chemistries.

In a company press release, EnerDel’s president Rick Stanley commented on the contract: 

“This is an opportunity to showcase the true capabilities of the EnerDel technology in conditions that demand the highest levels of safety, performance and reliability,” said Rick Stanley, EnerDel President. “In keeping with a
long tradition, we also expect that innovations perfected here will have important benefits for the commercial markets.”

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