Corporate Timeline

  • 2005: Boston-Power creates and develops a concept for a safe, powerful, environmentally-sound lithium-ion battery technology.
  • 2005:First functional cell prototypes are made.
  • 2006:First product is ready and submitted for UN and UL testing.
  • 2006:First mass production site is established in Asia.
  • 2007:Sonata® is unveiled to the industry.
  • 2007:Certified by the World Intellectual Property.
  • 2008:HP partners with Boston-Power to offer its HP Long Life Battery.
  • 2008:U.S. HQ expands through the addition of R&D labs for applications from consumer electronics to large format transportation batteries.
  • 2008:Sonata® passes stringent Tier 1 production audits.
  • 2008:Mass manufacturing ramp-up begins with establishment of Taiwan facility.
  • 2008:Sonata® receives Nordic Ecolabel and China Environmental United Certification Center (CEC) accreditation for outstanding performance and environmental responsibility.
  • 2009:Swing® is introduced for transportation applications.
  • 2009:Boston-Power conducts first road test of a converted Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV).
  • 2009:Boston-Power joins Saab and others to form Swedish industry-first EV coalition to fuel the advancement of zero-emission, hi-performance vehicles.
  • 2009:Swing® and Sonata® certified by the complying with RoHS standard.
  • 2010:Boston-Power's Swing battery was selected for NASA's Humanoid Robot Project.
  • 2010:ASUS will be first to include Sonata® as standard equipment in its new Business Series notebooks.
  • 2010:Swing® and Sonata® certified by the Industrial Design
  • 2010:Swing® and Sonata® certified by the UN.
  • 2011:Boston-Power announces $125 million in new funding.
  • 2011:Boston-Power factory put into construction in Liyang, Jiangsu.
  • 2011:Boston-Power and protean team modified to provide high-performance electric vehicle EV 1.
  • 2011:Launches its Swing Key™ blocks combining the advantages of small and large format cells for EV applications.
  • 2011:Boston-Power launches first of its building block modules, Swing Tempo™ 2235, for use in electric vehicles and stationary energy evaluation storage applications.
  • 2011:Boston-Power's lithium-ion battery technology is being tested for VNL's solar-powered mobile communication solution for developing countries.
  • 2012:Higher energy a newer versions of the Sonata® 5300 and Swing® 5300 scheduled for production.
  • 2012:The Beijing R & D center was established, bearing for R & D and service for Chinese customers.
  • 2012:Signed a multi-year agreement to BASIC and then provide a battery system for C70, C30 two models.
  • 2012:Boston-Power & Beijing-Foton cooperation and then provide a battery system for Foton-MIDI.
  • 2012:Become the first supplier of power battery for Taiwan's Yulon Motor Company's.
  • 2012:The successful development of the pure electric vehicle batteries for 12 m buses to Suzhou Jinlong Company.
  • 2012:Cooperation with Dongfeng Motor Group and developed three pure electric vehicle battery packs.
  • 2012:Finalists in next generation of pure electric car battery selection for India's Mahindra REVA.
  • 2013:The Boston-Power Beijing Battery Technology Co., Ltd. was established.
  • 2013:The Boston-Power first stages of factory building completed and put into production in Liyang city, Jiangsu.
  • 2013:The Boston-Power Battery (Beijing) Co., Ltd. was established and battery pack factory began building.
  • 2013:Conduct a Strategic cooperation with Anhui Ankai Automobile Co., Ltd.
  • 2013:Cooperate with Hangzhou power grid of the pure electric vehicle battery pack for electric, electric car leasing business and other aspects.
  • 2013:Cooperate with Shenzhen Wuzhoulong Motors Group to successful development of the pure electric vehicle batteries for 12 m buses.
  • 2013:Provide a battery system for Zhengzhou Yutong.
  • 2013:Cooperate with Shandong Yixing
  • 2013:Cooperate with Pangea and then launched all- electric city bus system in Manila, Philippines.
  • 2014:Boston-Power's introduction of the second generation module Swing Ensemble.
  • 2014:Provide power battery solution for ZD Electric-powered cars of Shandong Xindayang Group.
  • 2014:Become the supplier of Power battery for A60 of Dongfeng Motor Group.
  • 2014:Provide power battery for Hangzhou Xinshikong
  • 2014:Boston-Power's introduction of the next generation of high energy battery.
  • 2014:Successful co-operation with NAVECO.
  • 2014:Boston-Power development Swing® 5300 lithium-ion (Li-Ion) cell technology is being used by "R2" and "R5Valkyrie" of two NASA robotic programs.
  • 2014:Provide battery packs for Dongfeng-Nissan electric vehicles type.