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Nippon Sharyo integrates GS Yuasa lithium-ion battery system in electric carrier

Mon, 09/22/2014 - 12:52 -- Laura Varriale
NeGEM electric carrier

Japan’s battery manufacturer GS Yuasa’s lithium-ion battery system has been fitted in Nippon Sharyo’s electric-powered carrier NeGEM.

GS Yuasa and Nippon Sharyo have jointly carried out battery pack test runs for the integration in the heavy load vehicle. The battery system for industrial use has a capacity of 47.5Ah. According to GS Yuasa, compared to previous batteries, the energy density per unit volume is more than 50% higher, and the energy density per unit weight is more than 30% higher.

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