New EU battery factory
In response to rapidly growing demand for e-bikes, Darfon Energy Technology Corp. has officially opened its new factory for e-bike batteries in Cvrcovice. This is located 30 km from Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. The production facility of the new plant includes automated production lines for e-bike batteries, and measures 17,600 square meters. This new automated factory is scheduled to start its pilot run for new production lines in June 2023. The capacity of the new factory has been optimised so that up to 300,000 sets can be produced annually starting in 2024. Customers are expected to benefit from the factory expansion with more flexibility and less logistic lead times.
Global ODM and OEM service
Darfon Energy Technology (DET), a newly established independent subsidiary from Darfon Group officially operating since July, 2022, has inherited 25 years of ODM and OEM experience. In order to offer customers a good global service and logistics to meet regional market demands quickly, Darfon Energy Technology has production facilities in a number of countries. The main production of e-bike batteries is located at the headquarters in Taiwan with additional production facilities and service centers in Netherlands, the Czech Republic, USA, Japan, Korean, Vietnam and China.
Expertise in total battery and charger solutions
Darfon Energy Technology focuses on battery technology and total solutions for battery energy storage, including customised accessories, and integration design. Darfon Energy Technology, which is fully committed to providing e-bike batteries which are compatible for different motor platforms, is also officially recognised as one of the authorised e-bike battery manufacturers for the Shimano motor platform. Widely known for both customisation and OEM expertise, Darfon Energy Technology brings green energy technology to another level. Darfon Energy also provides solutions in different categories, with a special focus on electric bicycles (e-bike) and light electric vehicles’ (LEV) lithium battery modules.
DET will also launch a new 4A waterproof e-bike charger which can improve charging efficiency by 20% using a unique fast-charging technology.
With Darfon operations worldwide, DET will provide global production and after-sales service from a convenient time zone.
This article is sponsored by Darfon.