Envia Systems Inc., (Envia), established in 2007, is involved in developing and manufacturing energy storage systems for hybrid, plug-in and pure electric vehicles. The company manufactures high-quality batteries designed specifically for electric vehicles. Envia is working with battery makers and automakers to deliver next generation vehicles that are technologically superior, environmentally friendly, and cost effective. Envia is establishing manufacturing facilities to commercialize its novel cathode technology. Using Envia’s high-energy electrode materials, cell design and production techniques, battery manufacturers could significantly improve performance and reduce cost. The company’s electrode materials could be engineered to meet various specific and unique performance characteristics that satisfy end-user requirements. The company works with automotive customers to understand and optimize the needs of a specific vehicle application, and then coordinates with the supply chain to deliver the right solution for the vehicle maker. Envia formed working relationships with organizations such as Argon, Arpa, Department Of Energy, and State Of California. The company is headquartered in Newark, California, with offices in Detroit, Michigan, and manufacturing facilities in China. The company’s investors includes Redpoint Ventures, General Motors, Bay Partners, and Pangaea Ventures.