The irruption of full-electric mobility technologies has penetrated primarily on low- and mid-power light vehicles (such as scooters and motorcycles) and urban mobility vehicles. The D-Hub project aims to dinamise the value chain to lead this sector enabling capabilities for the design and production of a complete range of electric mobility components and vehicles to allow multi-reference and multi-brand manufacturing.
High power mobility applications like long-range, SuperCars and racing, or other means like electric aviation or railway require higher maturity and specific high-performance features, especially with regard to the energy storage systems. Uno of the key bottlenecks to unlock the full potential of electric mobility to reach the society is placed on the development of high-performing energy storage technologies. Zeleros’ mission in D-Hub consists on the industrial and experimental research needed for the design, integration, prototyping, testing and validation of a specific igh-performance battery pack to fulfil high-power mobility applications requirements suited to the demands of different electric vehicle needs, such as sport and racing car, electric aviation, maritime, railway and guided transport (such as maglev and hyperloop).
The main challenge is to research the integration, in a novel pack design, of new high-power and high-energy density cells, with an industrialization forecast in the mid- to long-term, in order to develop a competitive advantage by developing key battery pack elements (advanced materials, electric design and integration, mechanical and thermal aspects, etc.) for the future mass industrialization of such emerging technologies.
The expected impact is twofold: in the short-term, it is focused on technology research towards readiness level advancement, while in the long-term it pursues to develop advanced capabilities for the electric mobility industrial sector to accomplish the electrification of the high-power and high-energy segments, niches which are nowadays still blocked by the existing limitations of state-of-art technologies due to high-performance demanded to batteries systems, still not fulfilled by the available technologies in the market
|Title||D-HUB: Decarbonization HUB-dCO2 for adaptive, modular, multi-reference manufacturing of VECs|
|Duration||30 months (01/08/2022 – 31/01/2025)|
|Program||PERTE-VEC: Strategic Project for Economic Recovery and Transformation (PERTE) for the development of the Electric and Connected Vehicle (EV).|
|Partners||HUB TECH FACTORY|
|POWER ELECTRONICS ESPAÑA|
|LGAI TECHNOLOGICAL CENTER|
|BARCELONA TECHNICAL CENTER|
|MILLOR ENERGY SOLUTIONS|
|NUEVAS TÉCNICAS DE AUTOMATIZACIÓN INDUSTRIAL|
|WALL BOX CHARGERS|
|GRUPO TRADEBE MEDIO AMBIENTE|
|S2 GRUPO DE INNOVACIÓN EN PROCESOS ORGANIZATIVOS|
|Funding||Project funded by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism through Strategic Projects for the Recovery and Economic Transformation in the Connected Electric Vehicle Sector (PERTE-VEC), and by the European Union’s Recovery and Resilience Mechanism: |
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