Sogefi says its coolant module has been chosen for a new full-electric sports car from a German car manufacturer.

The distinguishing feature of the new module developed by Sogefi – the CIR Group's automotive components company - is its 'all-in-one ability to distribute the coolant to the battery, the electric motor and the power electronics'. It also increases their performance and life duration, the company says. It is claimed the innovative Sogefi coolant module provides high cooling performance with a reduced number of interfaces and minimum packaging volume at optimum cost.

Laurent Hebenstreit, chief executive officer of Sogefi, said: "This new contract is an important step for Sogefi in the sports car segment. The innovative coolant module is a world first in the cooling of battery electric vehicles, a fast growing market".

Sogefi will start production of the coolant modules at its Orbey plant in France in 2019.

Earlier this year Sogefi said it had signed a contract with Volvo Cars to supply engine coolant pumps for its future generation XC40, S60, V60, XC90 and S90 hybrid models - with production slated for a Chinese plant.