Marshall County, Mississippi, is the longer term website of a deliberate three way partnership of Accelera, Cummins’ zero-emission section; Daimler Vans & Buses US Holding, a subsidiary of Daimler Vans; and American industrial truck producer PACCAR, which produces diesel and electrical fashions beneath the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF manufacturers.
Plans name for the 21 GWh facility to start producing lithium iron phosphate battery cells in 2027 to be used in medium- and heavy-duty industrial electrical vans.
Accelera, Daimler Truck and PACCAR will every personal a 30% stake and collectively management the corporate. China-based battery producer EVE Vitality has 10% possession and can function a expertise associate and contribute to the design of the battery cells. The transaction is topic to closing circumstances and regulatory approvals, together with the submitting of a discover with the Committee on International Funding in the US (CFIUS).
“Native battery cell manufacturing is a crucial a part of offering our prospects with cost-effective choices to decarbonize their operations,” stated John O’Leary, President and CEO of Daimler Truck North America.