At the opening of The Battery Show Europe in Stuttgart Podium Advanced Technologies announces partnership with Ducati Motor Holding
Stuttgart, 28 June 2022 – Podium Advanced Technologies has been a technical partner of Ducati Motor Holding for over a year, carrying out high-voltage battery development and supply activities for electric traction systems together with the Ducati e-Mobility department.
Thanks to massive investments in research and development carried out over the last 10 years in the lithium-ion batteries and battery management systems sectors which have led to the creation of a proprietary BMS, and also thanks to the experience accrued in the motorsport sector, Podium Advanced Technologies today has all the skills needed to support OEMs committed to the development and production of high-performance hybrid or electric vehicles.
Podium Advanced Technologies has been a technical partner of Ducati Motor Holding for over a year, carrying out high-voltage battery development and supply activities for electric traction systems together with the Ducati e-Mobility department specially created in the Borgo Panigale works for managing new electrification activities.
The highly innovative content of this project and Ducati’s relentless quest for performance improvement of top of the range electric vehicles is a challenge that the team of engineers in the Valle d’Aosta company took on enthusiastically, following all the indications received from the Ducati e-Mobility team.
Roberto Canè, Ducati e-Mobility Director, said: “Our collaboration with Podium Advanced Technologies is truly extraordinary. We started discussing electrification in Ducati a little more than a year ago, starting from a blank sheet. It was clear after a few months that working with such a knowledgeable partner we would quickly fill the know-how gap required in order to be able to set up electric vehicle prototyping activities. We set challenging targets which we want to hit together and which we have already partly reached. There is still a lot to do, but I am extremely confident that we will be able to achieve our goals by continuing along this path.”
Francesco Monti, CEO and head of Business Line Battery Systems in Podium Advanced Technologies said: “The transition from 4 to 2 wheels has been part of a natural process for us. Supporting the Ducati e-Mobility R&D team, designing and bulding a critical component that can meet the toughest requirements in terms of performance, weight and size is part of our DNA. Joining forces with a company like Ducati in the pursuit of increasingly efficient and effective solutions and supporting them in the challenges they will face in the coming years is a great responsibility. We are proud of all what we achieved to date by our technical team. Working with Ducati’s engineers is an exciting and rewarding experience.”