Dow Kokam was created in 2009 to bring technologically advanced and economically viable battery solutions to the industrial market. The company believes demand will quickly grow for commercial vehicles powered by its large-format, lithium ion batteries, soon to be produced in Michigan. Regular route and local delivery trucks are strong candidates for electrification, says Senior Director Clark Dressen. Other potential markets include tug boats and energy storage for smart-grid applications. [Run Time (Min.): 7:30]
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