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Electrify America, created by Volkswagen as part of a settlement from the automaker’s emissions-cheating scandal, said that it plans to add the Tesla Power pack systems at charging stations across the US through 2019.
Tuesday 05, February 2019
(Bloomberg) --Tesla’s battery systems will be installed at more than 100 electric-vehicle US charging stations this year.
The 210-kilowatt battery systems will each have about about 350 kilowatt-hours of capacity. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed and a Tesla spokesman declined to comment.
Tesla is also taking steps to enhance the energy systems in its cars. The company agreed to acquire battery-technology company Maxwell Technologies Inc. for about $218 million in stock, in a deal announced Monday. Maxwell’s lithium-ion capacitors may assist with faster car-charging capability.
Electrify America plans to invest $2 billion to support of zero-emission vehicles in the US, under a court settlement.