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Automotive Industry Icon Karl-Thomas “KT” Neumann Joins OneD Battery Sciences Board of Directors

“We are extremely excited to welcome Karl-Thomas to OneD at a time of tremendous growth for the company and the industry as a whole,” said Vincent Pluvinage, CEO of OneD Battery Sciences. “KT’s vision for the future of electric vehicles and its experience in global OEM supply chains will be a tremendous asset as we continue to work closely with electric vehicle manufacturers to customize and manufacture the next generation of batteries. for electric vehicles.

With over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry, Neumann has successfully led the sales, marketing and product strategy of some of the biggest names in the automotive industry, including Volkswagen AG and Continental AG, and most recently with Polestar. and technology start-ups in EuropeUnited States and Israel. Its proven success in helping shape the future of mobility – combined with its role within the OEM community – will complement OneD’s mission to redefine the EV battery and provide OEMs with a valuable strategic resource as they move forward to provide consumers with better electric vehicles.

“For electric vehicles, the time is right. Battery technology is ‘the big differentiator’ for OEMs today and tomorrow,” Neumann said. “I’ve seen an array of manufacturing processes used, but none compare to what OneD’s SINANODE platform achieves by directly addressing the needs of drivers by delivering better performance at lower cost. I’m thrilled to join the OneD Board of Directors and help our OEM customers win the Electric Vehicle Race.”

Electric vehicle maker Polestar recently named Newmann to its board as it prepares to list on NASDAQ. The addition of his strategic role at OneD reinforces his commitment to driving electric vehicle innovation and mass consumer adoption globally.

About OneD Battery Sciences
OneD operates a SINANODE pilot production program to support the development of advanced electrochemical cells and the scale-up of production for its industrial partners. In 2013, OneD Battery Sciences acquired Nanosys (SINANODE) ​​nanowire technologies and Palo Alto R&D operations. Today, the company has over 200 granted patents and applications in large-scale anode production and next-generation EV battery designs. OneD Battery Sciences is headquartered in Palo Alto, CALIFORNIA. Recently, OneD launched the construction of its first pilot plants in Moses Lake, WA. The plant enables electric vehicle manufacturers to use OneD’s patented SINANODE technology platform to customize and optimize silicon-graphite anodes in electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries.

SOURCE OneD Battery Science