Crutchfield Electronics’ flagship Crutch-Field Electronico is going on sale Friday for about $9,600.
The company is the world’s leading maker of high-tech lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and a major player in the field of electronicoelectronics.
CrutchField says its electric-vehicle batteries can last up to 150 miles and charge up to four times faster than lithium-air batteries.
The batteries can also provide nearly double the energy density of conventional batteries and reduce the energy loss in a crash by up to 10 percent, Crutch said.
Crusty, the company’s founder and CEO, says he got his start in the electrical industry in the 1980s and has been a big believer in the value of energy and the power of technology.
“I am a believer in science,” he said.
“This technology is going to change the world.”
Crutch’s battery has been in production since 2014.
Its technology is similar to that of Tesla Motors, a major supplier of batteries for the car industry.
Cruthfield, whose Crutch Field electronics unit is a leading supplier of high tech lithium-iron batteries, said its technology was developed in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory, which uses the battery as a power source for its solar energy project.
Crutons batteries have already been used in the power grid for the U-Power transmission system in Colorado and in Europe for the electric car network.
Field said its electronicoelectric batteries use the same process that Tesla uses for its electric cars to charge and store energy.
Field also is using Crutch to develop a battery technology that could be used in a new type of electric vehicle, which the company hopes would provide a reliable and affordable alternative to fossil fuels.
Crutsion, as the company calls the technology, is designed to store the energy in the electrolyte of the battery, instead of the fuel that is burned in an automobile.
The energy stored in the battery is then stored in a generator to be used to power a range of vehicles, including plug-in hybrids, which use electric motors to drive wheels.
Field, which is headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., is not disclosing its sales numbers.
Its stock has risen nearly 400 percent since Crutch filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in July.
The maker of cronon, a high-powered lightbulb, has been one of the biggest losers in the U and global markets.
Crtsion has struggled to meet demand for electric cars and has cut back on manufacturing and sales.
Field has been struggling to regain market share after being acquired by a private equity firm in 2015.
Field is based in California and employs about 300 people in the St. Charles area.
Its main manufacturing facility is located in suburban St. Lucie, Fla., about an hour north of Miami.