May 1, 2013
© 2013, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc.
From a press release
issued by MotoCzysz
Portland, OR USA – MotoCzysz is pleased to announce the continuation of their Power Partnership with Dow Kokam for 2013. During an incredible first test, amazing results confirmed that the Czysz crew has built the best handling and most energy dense MotoCzysz e1pc to date. With 20% more energy onboard and no added weight, the 013 e1pc is looking to be an undeniably potent package for the Isle of Man TT Zero. Also new for this year’s model is the addition of MotoCzysz performance technology in the form of 2D (2 dimensional) triple clamps, offering its pilots amazing front end grip and control.
Along with utilizing MotoCzysz developed suspension components on the electric grand prix bikes, this year will see MotoCzysz manufacturing 2 completely new Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for use in worldwide competition. These 2013 Energy Storage Systems will be assembled utilizing cells new to MotoCzysz, and will culminate into MotoCzysz successfully building winning ESS units with 6 different Dow Kokam cells to date. It is Dow Kokam’s unprecedented and wide array of lithium-ion cell form factors that allow companies the best customization and power/energy density for their EV vehicle.
Dow Kokam remains as MotoCzysz’s first choice in sourcing advanced lithium-ion cells for electric grand prix motorcycles as well as other MotoCzysz designed vehicles and projects, empowering MotoCzysz to stay at the forefront of EV technology.
MotoCzysz, LLC - Inventors of the fully integrated electric drive system. D1g1tal Dr1ves are the world’s first, fully integrated electric drive systems designed for OEM's building electric automobiles and commercial vehicles. Recently added to the D1g1tal Dr1ve family is the D9, generating a remarkable 5,139 Nm of drive torque for commercial vehicles. The D9 is currently undergoing rigorous government testing.
Dow Kokam - Dow Kokam is a global advanced energy storage manufacturer, providing solutions that meet the diverse needs of the transportation, defense, industrial and stationary storage industries. We design and manufacture large-format nickel manganese cobalt (NMC) lithium-ion cells and systems that deliver advanced battery solutions with energy, power, lifetime, safety and cost advantages. With our wide range of products, we offer customers unprecedented access to both scale and flexibly for unique application needs. With operations and partnerships across the globe, Dow Kokam’s robust lithium-ion technology sets the pace for developing world-wide market applications for advanced energy storage systems, and is the clear partner of choice across industries.
Dow Kokam unites viable, scalable large-format battery technology with the market franchise, manufacturing expertise and market knowledge necessary to be a revolutionary advanced battery manufacturer. The Dow Chemical Company is the majority shareholder along with TK Advanced Battery LLC and Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault. For additional information: