PLYMOUTH MEETING, PENN., September 11 /CNW/ - Lithium Technology
Corporation ("LTC") (OTC: LTHU), and German Parliament officials present and
drive at the Frankfurt International Auto Show LTC's fuel efficient
demonstration vehicle, which can achieve 125+ miles per gallon (mpg) utilizing
LTC's lithium ion iron phosphate battery. An official technology provider for
Germany's Green Party during the event, LTC will showcase a Toyota Prius
converted to a plug-in hybrid vehicle and retrofitted with the Company's
unique patented battery technology at the show beginning Tuesday, September
11, and themed, "See what's driving the future."
Germany's Green Party recognizes LTC's leading innovations in
manufacturing quality batteries to promote energy fuel efficiency in the
automotive industry. The Company's efforts support the Green Party's promotion
of the "Green Car Concept" program at the world's largest auto show. The Green
Car Concept calls for the automotive industry to adopt new advanced
technologies, like that of LTC, to cut dependence on fossil fuels and ensure a
"We're very excited to be a part of the Frankfurt Auto Show to
demonstrate LTC's progress that has been achieved and the technology available
to make a difference in the automotive industry today," said Dr. Klaus Brandt,
chief executive officer of LTC. "Our plug-in hybrid is proof that together
with the car companies we can make a significant impact on today's mounting
environmental problems, and we will show first-hand that our technology is the
solution to enable hybrid electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles."
The battery for the Prius utilizes LTC's product line of lithium ion iron
phosphate (LiFePO(4)) cells, the largest cells of their kind in the world,
which are considered to be the technology of choice for car manufacturers. The
7 kWh battery is comprised of 63 iron phosphate cells. This large energy
content results in an electric driving range of approximately 30 miles and
allows the vehicle to achieve exceptionally low gas consumption in a mixed
electric and hybrid mode. LTC's large format technology allows for more
reliable battery systems with a significantly lower number of cells. The
battery management system (BMS) is more precise by monitoring fewer cells,
keeping them in balance for best performance and preventing damage to the
battery due to over voltage, under voltage, over temperature and short
"LTC believes the world has come to the conclusion that a change is
needed in the way we operate in our daily lives in order to save our
environment, and a major part of this change will require larger and better
batteries to power advanced vehicles," commented Brandt.
LTC's plug-in hybrid will be onsite at the Frankfurt International Auto
Show September 11 - 23. For more information about LTC's involvement with the
Green Party, please visit www.gruene-bundestag.de.
About Lithium Technology Corporation: Lithium Technology Corporation
(LTC) is a global provider of large format rechargeable power solutions for
diverse applications, and offers the largest lithium-ion cells with the
highest power of any standard commercial lithium ion cell produced in the
western hemisphere. With more than 20 years of experience, LTC leverages its
extensive expertise in high power and large battery assemblies to
commercialize advanced lithium batteries as a new power source in the military
and national security systems, transportation and stationary power markets.
LTC manufactures the GAIA(R) product line of large, high power
hermetically sealed rechargeable lithium-ion cells and batteries. The
Company's product portfolio includes large cells and batteries from 10 times
the capacity of a standard laptop computer battery to 100,000 times greater.
LTC manufactures a variety of standard cells that are assembled into custom
large batteries complete with electronics (battery management systems) and
electronics to communicate with other components of the system for performance
LTC headquarters are located in Plymouth Meeting, PA and R&D in
Nordhausen, Germany. LTC sales for the U.S. and European markets are managed
out of each of the offices. For more information about LTC, its technology and
products, please visit http://www.lithiumtech.com.
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