Azure Dynamics Picks JSC as Lithium-ion Battery Supplier

The complete battery systems, including electronics, electrical and mechanical components, will be assembled at Johnson Controls-Saft's facility in Glendale.

Published: 17-Jan-2009

The joint venture between Johnson Controls Inc. and French battery manufacturer Saft has reached a new five-year supply agreement to provide lithium-ion hybrid battery technology for use in commercial vehicles in North America.

The technology developed by the Johnson Controls-Saft venture will be supplied to Azure Dynamics Corp., an Oak Park, Mich., provider of hybrid electric components and powertrain systems for the commercial delivery vehicle and shuttle bus markets.

A dollar value of the supply agreement was not disclosed.

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