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Rheinmetall Automotive Receives Major Order

| Editor: Janina Seit

KS Huayu Alutech, a member of Rheinmetall Automotive, has been awarded a major contract to manufacture components for battery boxes made of die-cast aluminium. The total order volume is € 65 million.

Rheinmetall Automotive Receives Major Order
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Production of structural components made of aluminium at KS Huayu AluTech GmbH.
Production of structural components made of aluminium at KS Huayu AluTech GmbH.
( Source: Rheinmetall Automotive )

According to the company, the components weigh around nine kilograms and are used as carriers for the battery cells of two electric vehicles — an SUV and a powerful sports saloon. Both vehicles have a pure electric drive. They are currently destined for the European market. Production for this order is scheduled to start in mid-2018.

According to the company the components which weigh around nine kilograms are used as carriers for the battery cells of two electric vehicles. It is an SUV and a powerful sports sedan. Both vehicles have a pure electric drive. They are currently destined for the European market.

This article was first published by Automobil Industrie.

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