TM4 joint venture, Prestolite Electric Propulsion Systems Launches Production at its Chinese Facility
November 24, 2014 – Boucherville, QC – Prestolite Electric Propulsion Systems (PEPS) has officially launched production at its new factory in Beijing. PEPS is a joint venture between TM4, a subsidiary of Hydro-Québec, and Prestolite Electric (Beijing) Limited (PEBL).
The automated PEPS production line currently has a monthly capacity of 200 electric motors and power electronics modules. In 2015, the company will increase its capacity to 500 units per month to meet demand. PEPS has also set up state-of-the-art facilities to test, validate and optimize its products.
Leveraging TM4’s licensed technologies, PEPS develops, manufactures and markets high-end hybrid and electric motor systems for the sustainable mobility market. Its product line includesmotors, generators, inverters and vehicle control units for 6–18 metre buses, commercial vehicles, heavy machinery and river watercraft. PEPS products are renowned for their advanced technology, high efficiency, reliability, safety, comfort and low noise levels.