John Deere has been working to electrify its vehicle lineup for years, but the effort is expected to accelerate now with the acquisition of Kreisel Electric.
Kreisel Electric Stories December 15, 2021
Kreisel Electric Stories September 6, 2018
Most electric vehicles today are equipped with a single-speed transmission since most electric powertrains can deliver full torque at zero RPM.
But now Kreisel wants to introduce multi-speed transmissions to electric cars by unveiling an automated 2-speed electric transmission. expand full story
Kreisel Electric Stories April 4, 2018
Every type of ground transport is gradually being converted to electric propulsion and even some special utility service vehicles.
Today, Kreisel Electric, a small Austria-based startup known for their impressive electric vehicle conversions, unveiled a new all-electric fire engine. expand full story
Kreisel Electric Stories September 20, 2017
Kreisel Electric, a small Austria-based startup known for their impressive electric vehicle conversions, inaugurated their new research and development center this week and with it, they unveiled a new all-electric Hummer prototype. expand full story
Kreisel Electric Stories April 6, 2017
Kreisel Electric, a small startup launched by three brothers in Austria, has been making a name for itself in Europe for having retrofitted some popular European-built electric (and non-electric) vehicles with their own battery packs and significantly increasing their range in the process. We reported on their VW e-Golf with a 55 kWh battery pack and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s custom all-electric Mercedes G-Class made by Kreisel.
Now the company unveils their latest project: a classic Porsche 910 converted to all-electric with a custom powertrain. expand full story
Kreisel Electric Stories January 23, 2017
Over the past few years, Arnold Schwarzenegger has been on a mission to address climate change and that’s a big change for a guy who used to have a Hummer collection and who is credited to being partly responsible for the commercial version of the gas-guzzling monster.
He still likes big off-road vehicles, but now he managed to get one more aligned with his new environmentally conscious lifestyle. His new custom all-electric Mercedes G-Class doesn’t consume a drop of gas thanks to the latest conversion of Kreisel Electric. expand full story
Kreisel Electric Stories May 10, 2016
Kreisel Electric, a little Austrian startup making some waves in the battery industry, announced that it started construction of a new battery factory to manufacture up to 800 MWh of high energy density li-ion battery packs aimed at the electric vehicle industry.
It’s not a Gigafactory with a 50 GWh planned output or with battery cell production, but it’s still a significant plant with 0.8 GWh planning to come online as soon as next year in Rainbach, Austria. expand full story