Modine Expands Manufacturing and Engineering Presence in Europe for EVantage Product Line
11 October 2023
In order to support the expanding global market for commercial electric vehicles (EVs), Modine (NYSE: MOD), a leading provider of vehicular thermal management solutions, has announced its plans to expand the production of its EVantage™ thermal management systems product line to Europe. Starting in 2024, Modine's facility in Pontevico, Italy, will produce battery thermal management and electronics cooling systems for manufacturers of heavy-duty, commercial, and specialty vehicles throughout the continent.
Gina Maria Bonini, Vice President and General Manager of Advanced Thermal Systems at Modine, stated, "This expansion allows Modine to more directly serve European manufacturers with thermal management solutions that address the challenges faced by EV platform developers everywhere. Our dedicated operations, sales, and engineering teams in Europe have worked tirelessly to ensure our European customers have access to our high-quality systems and the in-depth engineering support for which Modine is known. We are thrilled to play a growing role in the electrification of commercial vehicles in the European market."
Modine's EVantage suite comprises the EVantage Battery Thermal Management System (BTMS) and Electronics Cooling Package (ECP), designed to maintain optimal temperature ranges for EV batteries, traction motors, and power electronics. Precise temperature control enhances performance, durability, range, and safety under all operational conditions for commercial and heavy-duty electric vehicles. The EVantage suite optimizes heating and cooling while minimizing power consumption in a compact form factor by integrating state-of-the-art proprietary heat exchanger technology, electronic components, and programmable smart control electronics. These EV thermal management systems offer comprehensive solutions that can be tailored to the requirements of commercial, specialty, and purpose-built electric vehicle platforms.
With over a century of experience in thermal management, Modine delivers standard and purpose-built solutions to meet the needs of customer applications in the commercial vehicle segment. Available as plug-and-play systems for commercial, specialty, and off-highway EV customers, the EVantage thermal management systems are particularly well-suited for zero-emission transit and coach buses, specialty vehicles, off-highway machinery, and trucks, including last-mile delivery vans. Customers can choose between off-the-shelf systems or custom-designed solutions to fit specific cooling requirements and space constraints. All Modine EVantage systems undergo rigorous testing and are engineered to withstand challenging conditions, ensuring reliability in harsh environments and high-vibration applications.