Issue: Aug 2011

KLD Energy Technologies Teams Up with Global Vehicle Leader Qianjiang

by Jon Knox

KLD Energy Technologies Inc., leaders in electric propulsion and generation systems, announces Zhejiang Qianjiang Motorcycle Co., Ltd. (Qianjiang) will serve as a contract manufacturer for the company and intends to leverage KLD Energy Technologies’ electric motor systems. Qianjiang, based in Wenling, Zhejiang, China, is one of the largest motorcycle and engine manufacturing companies in the world with a reach that extends to more than 100 countries.

“We are pleased to announce our partnership with Qianjiang, a company with highly advanced quality manufacturing capabilities and tremendous international reach,” said Christian Okonsky, chief executive officer of KLD Energy Technologies. “This agreement supports our long-term production objectives and enables us to rapidly deliver our propulsion and generation systems on a global level.”

With an advanced electric vehicle division, Qianjiang is one of the largest two-wheeled vehicle manufacturers in China, with annual output of more than one million units. As part of its continuing development of core electric vehicle technologies, Qianjiang also recently announced that it plans to jointly develop lithium ion phosphate batteries with Henderson, Nevada-based K2 Energy Solutions, a manufacturer and seller of rechargeable battery systems.

Qianjiang produces and markets motorcycles, e-bikes and scooters, as well as a range of other vehicles and equipment. Owner of the legendary Italian motorcycle company Benelli, and known for its research and development prowess, Qianjiang exports products throughout Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

“Our conclusion is that the KLD system is a high-performing, advanced technological design with no comparison, especially in the electric motorcycle category. We sincerely look forward to our continued partnership with KLD Energy Technologies,” said Yezheo Yang, deputy chief technology officer, Qianjiang.

KLD Energy Technologies’ initial application of its technology is in the two-wheel electric vehicle market. The company is also working in diversified industrial channel markets that can benefit from efficient, high-torque motors, including wind energy generation equipment, forklifts, elevators, escalators, air conditioners, pumps, and three- and four-wheel electric vehicles.

About KLD Energy Technologies, Inc.

Austin, Texas-based KLD Energy Technologies’ mission is to develop innovative, sustainable technologies. The company, focused on the research, development and commercialization of advanced technologies, has received acclaim and worldwide interest in its first product, a complete system that redefines the performance of electric propulsion and generation systems in dozens of industries. The system is designed for high-frequency operations, offering revolutionary system efficiency. KLD Energy Technologies is dedicated to bringing clean technologies to a global marketplace. For more information, visit  

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