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Nemak to supply battery housings for the Mustang Mach-E
Monterrey, Mexico. January 21, 2020. – Nemak, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Nemak") (BMV: NEMAK), a leading provider of innovative lightweighting solutions for the global automotive industry, announced today it will supply battery housings for the new Ford Mustang Mach-E to be produced in North America.
Nemak´s battery housing consists of a 2.2 by 1.5 meter structure of aluminum parts, mainly stampings and extrusions, which will be joined together using state-of-the-art robotic welding, adhesive application, and self-piercing riveting processes.
Nemak will produce this component at a facility that will be fully dedicated to the assembly of e-mobility applications. The investment for the first phase of this facility is approximately US$25 million with the flexibility to scale up based on customer demand.
“We continue to make strides towards leveraging our lightweighting capabilities in electric vehicle applications, whether through castings, assemblies, or other processes. This product represents a new milestone in our growth into fully assembled solutions for battery electric vehicles. We feel very proud to continue delivering solutions for new products in support of our customers’ efforts towards a more sustainable mobility,” said Armando Tamez, CEO of Nemak.
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Nemak is a leading provider of innovative lightweighting solutions for the global automotive industry, specializing in the development and manufacturing of aluminum components for powertrain and body structure applications. In 2018, it generated revenues of US$4.7 billion. For more information about Nemak, visit www.nemak.com