USCAR Announces Battery Consortium's Request for Proposal Information

Battery developers invited to submit proposals for development of advanced high-performance batteries for electric vehicles.

Published: 28-Nov-2000

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC) -- a cooperative effort of DaimlerChrysler Corp., Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp. -- in cooperation with the United States Department of Energy has issued a Request for Proposal Information. USABC is considering sponsorship of additional programs to further the development of advanced high-performance batteries for electric vehicles and invites battery developers to submit proposals for consideration.

Complete information regarding proposals is available at or by contacting Eric Heim at 415-472-1157 or Tom Tartamella at 248-838-5337.

USABC was formed in 1991 by the three automakers to pursue research and development of advanced energy systems capable of providing future generations of electric vehicles with significantly increased range and performance.

The consortium functions under the umbrella of the United States Council for Automotive Research -- a cooperative of DaimlerChrysler, Ford and GM established in 1992. USCAR's purpose is to assist the domestic auto industry in facilitating pre-competitive research.

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