Joint Announcement with REE

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 Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co. Ltd. (Headquarter: Toyohashi City Aichi Prefecture, CEO Hiroshi Otsuka, here in after“Musashi”) has announced driving module which enables flat platform for electric vehicle in cooperation with REE, their capital alliance and strategic partner at the 68th Frankfurt Motor show (IAA2019) held in Frankfurt.

 The new platform integrates all of the drive components into the corner of the car to increase the design freedom, and maximize internal space, enable multiple platform configuration upon a single platform, reduce the vehicle size and weight, improve operational efficiency and speed new model cycle times.

 The e-motor, steering, suspension, sensing, braking, thermal management system, power management system, sensing and preventative maintenance are placed into the corner of the vehicle completely freeing the chassis and enabling a flat platform, lowering the center of the vehicle agility and stability.

 Musashi will continue to work with REE, our strategic partner, to build a future foundation for electric vehicles. This platform is on display at Musashi’s booth during the IAA. Please drop by when you come to the venue.
About Musashi:
Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co., Ltd. is a global auto parts Tier1 company for automobiles and motorcycles, whose headquarters is located in Toyohashi, Japan. It has 33 manufacturing sites spreading across Europe, North and South America, China, and South East Asia. Musashi specializes in designing, developing and manufacturing powertrain products such as Differential Assemblies, Planetary Gear Assemblies, Transmission Gears and Assemblies, and Reduction Gears for xEVs, which are supplied to global major OEMs and Tier1s. Linkage and suspension products are also strategic products of Musashi.
Musashi implements AI on manufacturing sites under the philosophy of "more human-friendly work" and is also working on manufacturing innovation.
Musashi is listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange (TYO: 7220).