Canada awards $18 million for aluminum auto parts and better battery management

By Charles Morris The government of Canada will award $18.2 million to two companies to promote lighter vehicles and better battery management.
Auto parts manufacturer Astrex will receive up to $17 million to establish a facility that produces lightweight, high-strength aluminum components.
Another $1.2 million will go to GBatteries Energy Canada of Ottawa, which will work with eCAMION and S&C Electric Canada to develop an Active Battery Management System (ActiveBMS). The goal is to increase charging rates by at least …read more