Kreisel nominated for eCarTec Award 2014

By 18. September 2014 Allgemein
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Kreisel Electric has been selected by a jury of high-ranking industry specialists in the Energy Storage category for the Range Extender implemented in the Electric BMW 3 Series Touring. The Range Extender in the trunk of the BMW consists of eight exchangeable battery modules with a total capacity of 20 kWh. These provide an additional range of 120 kilometres and in addition to being used while driving can also be used as an efficient storage medium in stationary photovoltaic systems.

The Bavarian State Prize for electromobility, which is awarded in six categories, amounts to a total sum of € 60,000. The winners of each category will be announced at the official awards ceremony on 21 October 2014 – the first day of eCarTec Munich 2014, the world’s largest trade fair for electric and hybrid mobility – at 6pm at the Forum in Hall B3 at Messe München, the international trade show centre in Munich.

The nominations
Akasol GmbHAKAMODULE HHP / AKASYSTEM HHP 8M
BMW GroupBMW Battery 2nd Life Micro Grid Application
Kreisel Electric GmbHElectric Range Extender
MMD Automobile GmbHBidirektionales Laden
WHZ Racing TeamEnergiespeicher
The jury
Volker BlandowTÜV Süd AG
Dr. Christian CornelissenVDE-Prüf- und Zertifizierungsinstitut GmbH
Dr. Karlhorst KlotzMobility 2.0
Prof. Dr. Reinhard KolkeADAC e.V.
Robert MetzgerMunichExpo Veranstaltungs GmbH
Prof. Dr. Markus LienkampTechnische Universität München
Prof. Dr. Josef NassauerBayern Innovativ GmbH
Thomic RuschmeyerBSM Bundesverband Solare Mobilität e.V.
Markus SchöttleATZ Elektronik

About the eCarTec Munich

eCarTec Munich 2014 – the world´s largest Trade Fair for Electric & Hybrid Mobility – will be Held from October 21 to 23, 2014 as the Munich Trade Fair Center. With its main topics “Powertrain & Electronics”, “Energy & Infrastructure”, “Energy Storage” and “Electric Vehicles” as well as its Special Shows “Mobility Concepts”, “eBikeTec” and “sMove360° – Connected Car” and its parallel fair “MATERIALICA 2014 – Lightweight Design for New Mobility” eCarTec Munich presents the entire range of electric and hybrid mobility. At eCarLiveDrive – the trade fair´s own indoor and outdoor test track – visitors to eCarTec Munich 2014 will get the opportunity to marvel at the different electric vehicles or to even enjoy driving them. Another highlight at eCarTec Munich 2014 will be the two-day eCarTec Conference and the granting of the eCarTec Award 2014 as Bavarian State Award for Electric & Hybrid Mobility.

For more information:
www.ecartec.de

Markus Kreisel

About Markus Kreisel

Markus, der mittlere der drei Kreisel Brüder war schon in frühen Jahren von der Idee beseelt die Mobilität im Straßenverkehr effizienter und umweltfreundlicher zu gestalten. Sein täglicher Anfahrtsweg zum elterlichen Betrieb durch eine schöne Naturlandschaft ließ bald Ambitionen heranreifen die Emission so gering wie nur möglich zu halten, ohne auf Fahrspaß und Dynamik verzichten zu müssen.

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