The industrial group will provide a premium German automaker with a new type of contactor for their 900-volt generation of electric vehicles.
Contactors are crucial components that enable electric vehicles' safe activation and deactivation. Rheinmetall will begin supplying tens of millions of these contactors to the automaker's new vehicle platform starting in 2025.
Rheinmetall to Supply Contactors for 900-Volt Electric Vehicles
Rheinmetall has secured a major order from a premium German automaker to provide a new type of contactor for their 900-volt generation of electric vehicles. The industrial group will supply millions of these contactors for the automaker's new vehicle platform starting in 2025.
Contactors are vital components in electric vehicles, acting as electrically controlled switches that ensure the vehicle's safe switching on and off. This quarter-billion euro order represents a significant win for Rheinmetall in the electromobility sector.