LION SMART EXPANDS CUSTOMER BASE IN NORTH AMERICA WITH GRANDE WEST TRANSPORTATION GROUP.
LION Smart GmbH, an engineering services company based in Garching by Munich, received an order from Grande West Transportation Group Ltd. for the development and integration of BMW i3 batteries inside a new public transit vehicle. As a long time BMW partner, LION Smart offers experienced integration services for vehicle battery systems based on BMW i3 batteries and modules.
The agreement between Grande West Transportation and LION Smart includes engineering services in the fields of software, mechanical and electrical adaptation, and the integration of the 400V BMW i3 batteries inside a new bus designed for public transit purposes. As part of this contract, LION Smart is carrying out high-tech work to verify the accessibility of an integrated battery pack solution. After successful completion of the development project, subsequent orders for the supply of battery packs in significant quantities are possible for 2021.
For inquiries, please contact Mr. Sebastian Carl, Sebastian.Carl@bmw.de.
LION Smart GmbH
LION Smart GmbH is an innovative development service provider for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers of the automobile industry and other industry sectors like aviation and maritime. Founded in 2008, the company specializes in system analysis, design, and integration of electrical energy storage systems, as well as battery laboratory testing. Additionally, LION Smart is developing a revolutionary modular LIGHT battery system through an in-house lithium-ion technology research program.
Grande West Transportation Group
Grande West Transportation is a Canadian company that designs and engineers mid-size multi-purpose transit vehicles for public and commercial enterprises. Grande West utilizes world class manufacturing partners to produce the Purpose-Built Vicinity heavy duty bus available in clean diesel, gas and CNG drive systems. The Vicinity LT EV with an electric propulsion drive system is available for 2021 deliveries.