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Overseas | American start-up power exchange enterprises have obtained US $160 million financing, and the battery can be adapted to at least 10 models

2021-08-25 15:45:17 Oriental Information automobile

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[ Understand the original car Emperor industry ] Whether the power exchange mode will be the only way for the development of electric vehicles ? At least for now , China and foreign countries have invested more and more in this field .

An electric vehicle replacement service provider from San Francisco, USA Ample Got financing again

In recent days, , An electric vehicle replacement service provider from San Francisco, USA Ample announce , Raised... In a new round of financing 1.6 Billion dollars .Ample Founder said , The company has developed a battery for electric vehicles , And automated battery replacement process .

We know , The reason why the power exchange mode of electric vehicles is difficult to popularize on a large scale , Different battery specifications between different models are an important pain point . and Ample Developed battery , It can adapt to different models .

From a technical point of view ,Ample My thinking is very advanced , They work directly with power battery manufacturers , And already in 10 Tested on models , And there is no need to modify the vehicle .

You can see , Different models of Nissan and Kia , You can use a power station to replace the battery

You can see , Different models of Nissan and Kia , You can use a power station to replace the battery

Ample Founder said :“ Original equipment manufacturer ( Power battery supplier ) Your marketing department will tell you ……‘ This is a super battery perfectly combined with the car , You can't separate it ’, But the truth of the problem is : They are made completely separately , Almost every car is like this , Including Tesla .”

Ample Express , This does not mean that there is no interface between the battery and the car that needs to be changed , For example, voltage cables or cooling wires , But the actual architecture of electric vehicles is simpler than people think .

Mercedes Benz products can also be applied to Ample The battery

The latest one C The round of financing led to the establishment of 7 In, the total financing of start-ups reached 2.3 Billion dollars . The company plans to expand its services , First test and deploy its services in New York , Then enter the markets of Spain, Madrid and Singapore .

according to the understanding of ,Ample Investors include shell (Shell) And Repsol (Repsol), And some energy providers , For example, Shinichi in Japan (Eneos).

For now , China's power exchange mode is far ahead of the United States , Among them, Yulai 、 Baic new energy 、 New energy vehicle enterprises represented by Geely and other enterprises , Have made great investment in this field . And in the future , The first mock exam will probably be adopted by more companies .

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