Rheinmetall Automotive battery boxesRheinmetall Automotive says it is supplying components for battery boxes of electric vehicles using its expertise in the manufacture of complex vehicle components in die-cast aluminium.

Weighing 9kg, these components serve to hold the rechargeable battery cells installed in an SUV and a high-power sports limousine from a leading German OEM. These will be produced by castings specialist KS HUAYU AluTech, a member of the Rheinmetall Automotive Group.