UL Solutions and Hyundai Mobis to partner on EV battery testing

UL Solutions and Hyundai Mobis to partner on EV battery testing

The two companies will collaborate on evaluating EV battery performance, like validating for reliability, performance and safety parameters.

UL Solutions and Hyundai Mobis North America Electrified Powertrain, an affiliate of Hyundai Mobis, a global auto parts company focusing on autonomous driving, connectivity, and electrification, recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on the safety and performance of electric vehicle (EV) batteries.

With this MOU, the two companies will collaborate in North America on evaluating EV battery performance, including validating for reliability, performance, and safety parameters, and testing to confirm regulatory compliance. This work will take place primarily at the UL Solutions North America Advanced Battery Laboratory, which is expected to open in mid-2024 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. In addition, Hyundai Mobis North America Electrified Powertrain said it pledged to engage with UL Solutions in standards development working groups addressing EV safety and performance.

Hyundai Mobis currently operates EV production bases in nine locations around the world and is developing six new EV production bases in South Korea, North America and Indonesia. The company said it will continue to expand investments and collaborations with leading organizations focusing on electrification.

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