AKASOL is a leading German developer and manufacturer of high-performance and high-energy lithium-ion battery systems for e-mobility applications as well as turnkey solutions. With more than 30 years of experience AKASOL provides the technically most mature and foremost technologies for traction battery systems in buses, commercial vehicles, rail and industrial vehicles, as well as in ships and boats. The company operates a production plant in Langen (in the German state of Hesse) with a production capacity of up to 800 MWh per year. Based on information available to AKASOL, this is Europe’s largest facility for the production of lithium-ion battery systems for use in commercial vehicles. With the Gigafactory 1 at the new headquarters in Darmstadt, the company will have additional 2.5 GWh of production capacity available starting next year, which will be expanded to up to 5 GWh in 2023.