Octillion was founded in 2009 by a group of engineers in the US and China who wanted to enable the electrification of vehicles, which can be cleaner, safer and affordable to everyone. Since then, Octillion has enabled more than 45,000 vehicles with accumulated mileages of 700 million km primarily in China but also in India, two of the most populous countries in the world.
Dr. Peng Zhou is chairman and co-founder of Octillion. After graduation from Stanford University with a Ph.D degree in mechanical and electrical engineering, Dr. Zhou had accumulated over 16 years of experience in the global advanced energy storage industry. Dr. Zhou previously served as director of Tesla’s research and development from 2006 to 2008 and chief engineer for Tesla’s Model S powertrain.
Octillion currently has more than 400 full-time employees. Our R&D team consists of more than 140 engineers. We have two facilities in China, Hefei, Anhui province, and Putian, Fujian province. We also have a office in Silicon Valley, California,USA.
We hold more than 270 patents covering key battery management technologies, including liquid-cooling systems, battery thermal runway detecting systems, thermal management modules, battery safety monitoring methodologies, and overcharging prevention techniques.
We employ strict quality control procedures at each stage of design and production process in accordance with IATF 16949 quality management standards to help ensure consistency of our product quality.