British new truck manufacturer Tevva established a valuable partnership with global experts Ecobat for first-life battery management. According to Tevva, which has been recently testing its 7.5 ton hydrogen electric truck in England, the partnership starts with 12-month pilot for battery handling and repair with opportunity to expand into repurposing and recycling. Additionally, Tevva’s 7.5 ton battery-electric truck has recently entered mass production at the company’s London facility.
In the unlikely case that an issue arises during vehicle life, Ecobat will ensure Tevva’s in-house assembled lithium-ion batteries are handled, diagnosed and repaired using the most effective and environmentally friendly methods.
Tevva and Ecobat statements on battery management agreement
“Tevva is committed to providing the best possible customer service while promoting a circular approach to battery management,” said Tevva Founder and CEO Asher Bennett. “By agreeing this strategic partnership with Ecobat, a company with proven credentials in minimising waste, honouring resources, and respecting rare earth metals, we are letting our customers know that we’ve got their back in the worst-case scenario, while also being a responsible corporate citizen by preparing for battery end of life.”
“Ecobat is thrilled to partner with a company like Tevva, one that’s committed to efficient, effective and sustainable resource management, to extend the lifecycle of their lithium-ion batteries,” added Tom Seward, EU Key Accounts Director at Ecobat. “Working with pioneers like Tevva to support their battery management gives Ecobat the opportunity to expand its lithium-ion recycling footprint and further the circular energy economy”.