AUGSBURG, Germany, April 20 /PRNewswire/ –
- Sturdy gross sales progress within the first half of 2022
- Sturdy improve in demand for zero-emission business autos: greater than 500 requests from worldwide clients obtained particular gives
- However: present funding practices block additional contract awards
- Transformation to OEM: QUANTRON’s product portfolio is well-filled with in-house developments for passenger and freight transport
- Launch of the hydrogen offensive – world premiere of the 44 t FCEV truck with the target of “Finest in Class in 2023 when it comes to autonomy and tank capability” on the IAA in September 2022
Within the first half of 2022, Quantron AG was in a position to develop its pioneering place within the area of battery and hydrogen electrical business autos as market chief within the area of modernization within the DACH area. Regardless of the present provide chain challenges, the specialist in sustainable passenger and freight transport was in a position to improve gross sales within the first six months of this 12 months by greater than 360% in comparison with the earlier 12 months.
That is primarily as a result of the truth that the electrical mobility specialists from Augsburg, along with changing used or new business autos into emission-free drives, carry their very own fashions to the market as OEMs. One of many zero-emission fleet clients is IKEA. The furnishings group has ordered round 50 battery-electric gentle transporters for last-mile supply and already provides greater than 300 clients within the higher Vienna space daily with emission-free QUANTRON autos, saving greater than 197 t CO2 per day. 12 months.
Different new clients are logistics and disposal corporations comparable to Ansorge, Breitsamer, DORR and the Munich-based Knorr-Bremse Group, world chief in braking methods for rail and business autos.
“The demand for zero-emission business autos has elevated considerably over the previous six months. At QUANTRON alone, we have now responded to greater than 500 buyer inquiries throughout Europe with concrete gives,” says Michael Perschke, CEO of Quantron AG. “In Germany, nevertheless, the market is blocked by the present financing observe. After the second name for monetary assist for alternatively powered business autos has been prolonged once more till August 24, corporations and municipalities are ready for his or her orders to have certainty on the quantity of the subsidy. The present observe of subsidies due to this fact acts as a barrier to funding and adjustments buying selections and thus additionally the emission discount results till 2023,” Perschke continues.
QUANTRON due to this fact expects a big improve in gross sales from 2023, partly due to the heavyweight offensive with the BEV and FCEV drive ideas. Regardless of these obstacles and the geopolitical challenges, administration is assured that it might probably attain the goal of 20 to 25 million euros set for 2022.
Full product pipeline
Along with changing used or new business autos into emission-free drives, QUANTRON develops its personal business autos as OEMs, that are of nice curiosity available on the market as a result of their short-term availability and the know-how used.
Within the area of passenger transport the QUANTRON CIZARIS 12 EV is attracting worldwide curiosity. The all-electric bus is already out there in northern and southern Europe and also will be out there in numerous variations for the DACH area from January 2023. The excellent consumption values mixed with excessive efficiency could be seen in a spread of as much as 370 km (in keeping with SORT 2), which could be achieved due to confirmed automotive know-how and LFP4 batteries from the world’s main battery producer CATL. The FCEV mannequin is presently underneath growth and certification.
Within the zone haulage QUANTRON gives the in-house developed absolutely electrical gentle service QUANTRON QARGO 4 EV. With a spread of as much as 350 km and a payload of two,300 kg, the zero-emission car is right for last-mile deliveries.
Whereas QUANTRON gives absolutely electrical autos for inner-city or short-haul use, the corporate depends on inexperienced hydrogen as probably the most environment friendly gasoline resolution for long-haul and heavy-duty operations with payloads. excessive. In cooperation with Ballard Energy Techniques, a world chief within the growth of gasoline cells, a number of hydrogen autos are underneath growth, together with a heavy-duty FCEV (44 – 60 t), which can have its world premiere on the IAA Transportation in september.
As a part of its hydrogen offensive, QUANTRON is additional increasing its 360-degree Quantron-as-a-Service (QaaS) ecosystem. Sooner or later, QUANTRON needs to orchestrate the manufacturing of inexperienced hydrogen and sustainable electrical energy for its clients and cooperate with hydrogen filling stations in addition to provide recharging choices and thus considerably improve buyer acceptance for this class of autos.
The QUANTRON crew has additionally grown in step with the financial growth of the primary six months of the 12 months. The corporate, based in 2019, now employs greater than 110 folks from 14 nationalities, together with North America, the Center East and Asia. Greater than half of them work in technical R&D and product areas.
In view of the IAA, QUANTRON is engaged on new strategic partnerships with a purpose to set up itself as a key European participant within the hydrogen financial system within the transport sector.
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