TREMEC Acquires EV Conversion Kit Provider

TREMEC Acquires EV Conversion Kit Provider | THE SHOPTREMEC has acquired Electric GT, a provider of plug-and-play EV conversion systems, the company announced.

The acquisition will enable TREMEC to expand its product offerings in the ICE-to-BEV vehicle conversion market, the company said. The newly branded company, TREMEC – Electric GT, will be based out of Electric GT’s headquarters in Huntington Beach, California, and will report directly to TREMEC leadership with access to TREMEC’s global resources.

The TREMEC – Electric GT system solution will provide the customer with all the components necessary for completing a classic to late-model vehicle electric conversion, including batteries, cabling, drive motors, inverters, gearboxes, and the control systems necessary to install and operate the system safely and effectively, the company said.

“TREMEC’s extensive expertise in OEM and aftermarket powertrain technology make it the optimal choice to help Electric GT reach its full potential,” said Alejandro de la Barreda, KUO’s CEO, parent company of TREMEC.

TREMEC is currently developing solutions for electric drive units (EDUs) for the OEM, specialty vehicles and aftermarket segments. The TREMEC EDUs provide motor and inverter technology combined with TREMEC’s experience designing and manufacturing gearboxes, the company said.

By combining the TREMEC electric drive solutions with Electric GT’s complete electric systems, TREMEC – Electric GT be providing the ICE conversion market with high-performance systems purpose-built for the market, the company said.

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