Wuhan Grove Hydrogen Automobile Co., Ltd. signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Shanghai with Hofer Powertrain GmbH, a German powertrain R&D supplier. Under the agreement, both parties will endeavor to come up with electronic drive solutions for Grove to seize opportunities in China’s hydrogen vehicle market and enhance global competitiveness.
Grove is a hydrogen passenger car company founded on the basis of international automotive innovation and strategic resources. Grove is committed to building hydrogen cars with independent IP rights to refresh customers on their driving experiences. Hofer is an international powertrain R&D supplier, providing customers across the world with professional engineering support for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, racing cars, motorcycles and off-road vehicles from conceptual design to mass production.
Grove expects Hofer to boost the development of Grove hydrogen vehicles. As one of the core components in new-energy automobile industry, motor drive control system determines the main performance of a car. Hofer from Germany, with a history of more than 30 years, has accumulated technical experience in traditional transmission and new energy powertrain.
Its highly-integrated electric drive system, as well as the electric vehicle control system, will contribute to lighter-weight, higher efficiency and better performance of new energy vehicles.