Defense Innovation Unit Awards Contract to Canoo for Battery Module Analysis and Demonstration

Justin, TX – The Defense Innovation Unit has awarded a contract to Canoo, an advanced mobility company, to supply battery modules for analysis and demonstration. This award reflects the U.S. Department of Defense’s efforts to incorporate scalable and adaptable capabilities into tactical environments.

Tony Aquila, Chairman & CEO at Canoo, expressed his excitement about the contract. “We are honored to be selected by the Department of Defense and to contribute to our country’s global defense technology leadership. This award is a testament to our commitment to innovation and our hard work in developing patented technologies.”

Defense Innovation Unit Awards Contract to Canoo for Battery Module Analysis and Demonstration

Canoo’s proprietary battery system boasts modularity and compatibility with leading battery providers. The system is engineered to provide industry-leading energy density and is designed to evolve with changes in cell size and chemistry as the battery industry matures and reduces costs.

This contract comes on the heels of Canoo’s delivery of a Light Tactical Vehicle (LTV) to the U.S. Army in November and its selection to provide NASA with crew transportation vehicles for the Artemis lunar landing missions. Canoo continues to demonstrate its focus on innovation and its ability to deliver flexible, on-demand energy solutions.

About Canoo

Canoo’s mission is to bring EVs to Everyone. The company has developed breakthrough electric vehicles that are reinventing the automotive landscape with bold innovations in design, pioneering technologies, and a unique business model that spans the full lifecycle of the vehicle. Distinguished by its experienced team from leading technology and automotive companies – Canoo has designed a modular electric platform purpose-built to deliver maximum vehicle interior space that is customizable across all owners in the vehicle lifecycle to support a wide range of vehicle applications for consumers and businesses.


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