VERNON, Calif., April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Romeo Power (www.romeopower.com), the southern California company, that designs and manufactures electric vehicle battery packs and is an undeniable energy powerhouse will present at the Empire State of Mobility Conference (Jacob Javits Convention Center | Room and Lobby: 1E15) in the Emerging Tech Lounge of the New York Auto Show. Mark Schwager, Chief Production Officer of Romeo Power will participate in the Emerging Tech Fastpitch on April 13, 2017 at 11am. The conference will feature Romeo Power as one of the leaders and visionaries in the mobility and transportation community and will discuss how public/private partnerships will fund connected mobility.
Launched last year by renowned tech innovators Michael Patterson and Porter Harris, the demand for its powerful EV Battery packs continues to grow. To accommodate the growing demand, Romeo Power has expanded their manufacturing capabilities just outside of Los Angeles to the city of Vernon, CA. Romeo Power is the first US company to manufacture battery packs for the electric vehicle markets in North America and Europe. They created the world's highest energy dense battery packs improving EV range, performance, and the fastest charge time.
"We are innovating in design, thermal management and materials to push electric vehicles to the next level, our high-energy density packs increase performance and range, helping auto makers win market share, Our modular gravimetric energy density exceeds 225 Wh/kg with volumetric energy density at or over 425 Wh/L." – Michael Patterson, Founder of Romeo Power.
Romeo Power's battery packs are optimized to outperform other battery systems on the EV market today. Its new facility is 113,000 square feet, where it manufactures battery packs ranging in size from <1 kWh to 1.2 MWh.
Romeo Power's founders have a track record for success. Founder and CEO Michael Patterson is a seasoned tech entrepreneur who has founded, grown and scaled numerous successful tech ventures. Before launching Romeo Power, he founded InAuth, acquired by American Express, Smobile Systems, acquired by Juniper; and FedCel, acquired by Profitline.
Co-Founder and CTO Porter Harris is a renowned battery engineer. Before co-founding Romeo Power, Harris was Chief Battery Architect for Faraday Future, where he designed battery strings for the company's variable platform architecture. At SpaceX, the technology expert spearheaded the development of batteries for the F9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft. He also contributed to the development of the Crew Dragon Spacecraft life support systems.
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