Tag: 48-Volt

Jun 3, 2020 - 03:01 pm

Punch Powertrain & PSA form new joint venture

The PSA Group and the Belgian transmission manufacturer Punch Powertrain have signed an agreement to set up a second joint venture and expand their strategic partnership in the field of electrification. This will focus on transmissions for HEV and PHEVs – also for other manufacturers.

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Apr 20, 2020 - 02:28 pm

Mazda patents a hybrid Wankel drive

Mazda has patented an extraordinary hybrid drive with a Wankel engine in Japan. The system works with a total of three electric motors and, according to Mazda, is primarily intended to be lighter than current electric four-wheel-drive systems.

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Feb 13, 2020 - 03:46 pm

European premiere for the Mustang Mach-E

Ford has now presented the Mustang Mach-E for the European public for the first time at an event. At their Europe Roadshow Ford is taking the opportunity to inform consumers about the US-American company’s path to an electrified future. Part of this plan includes installing 1,000 charging stations at European company locations over the next […]

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Jan 29, 2020 - 12:02 pm

Seat to release hybrid Leon

Volkswagen’s Spanish subsidiary Seat has presented the fourth generation of the Leon, which will also be available as a mild hybrid (eTSI) and as a plug-in hybrid (eHybrid) for the first time. Production will start in January and the market launch in April.

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Jan 28, 2020 - 04:46 pm

BorgWarner takes over Delphi

BorgWarner has now taken over its competitor Delphi also to retain its expertise in power electronics and thus be better equipped for the change to e-drives. In addition, the US supplier has concluded a contract with an unnamed European car manufacturer to supply its eTurbo for a passenger car.

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Jan 22, 2020 - 03:51 pm

Volabo: boat market & next gen e-drives

Volabo is presenting the fourth generation of its Intelligent Stator Cage Drive (ISCAD) electric drive that can generate high power of up to 300 kW at a voltage of 48 volts. Volabo has also successfully concluded a Series A financing round for its market entry into the boat sector.

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Nov 17, 2019 - 06:25 pm

Continental closes e-bike drive division

Continental will close its e-bike motor business at the end of this year, “for economic reasons” and to “invest in other growth areas,” the company says. Service for pedelec drives already delivered is to be maintained until 2022.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 02:50 pm

BMW orders hybrid drives from Magna

Magna has received its most significant production order for transmission technologies in the company’s history from the BMW Group. The multi-year contract covers all front-wheel-drive dual-clutch transmissions, including hybrid transmissions.

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Oct 24, 2019 - 07:50 pm

Volkswagen presents Golf 8 with five hybrid versions

With the launch of the Golf 8, Volkswagen is sending its bestseller onto the road in five hybrid variants, without a single purely electric drive among them. Christoph M. Schwarzer has taken a detailed look at them all and asks if the Golf 8 will be the last of its kind.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 04:54 pm

Akasol to reveal new battery systems at Busworld

At Busworld in Brussels, Akasol will be presenting three new lithium-ion battery systems for all-electric and hybrid city buses, intercity buses and coaches. A new battery system for fuel cell vehicles will also be on show.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 01:48 pm

Ford is banking on hybrids at the IAA

Ford presented what it could do in electrified vehicles to date at the IAA. A pure electric car is still missing, as only hybrids and plug-in hybrids are on show in Frankfurt. The sales targets are also notably high.

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Jul 30, 2019 - 03:23 pm

Bosch to reveal e-platform and e-shuttle at the IAA

At the IAA in September, Bosch will show how all Bosch products for electric and automated vehicles integrate. The showcase is part of development cooperation with chassis and automotive technology expert Benteler. Also on show will be the IoT Shuttle.

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Apr 8, 2019 - 01:42 pm

Torqeedo electrifies LifeCraft

Torqeedo has developed an electric drive for the lifeboat called LifeCraft made by the Danish company Viking. LifeCraft is an inflatable, motor-driven lifeboat for the evacuation of ship passengers at sea, which offers space for up to 203 people.

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Mar 14, 2019 - 01:34 pm

Mercedes-AMG to offer all models as PHEV

Mercedes-AMG will optionally offer all future models as plug-in hybrids. This was explained by Frank Overmeyer, emissions strategist at Daimler. Mercedes-AMG currently offers a range of mild hybrid models, but will not continue on this path.

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Jan 17, 2019 - 05:08 pm

BEV charging solution powered by a fuel cell

The British company AFC Energy has demonstrated a network-independent charging solution for electric vehicles under the name CH2ARGE. A hydrogen fuel cell system provides energy to charge a connected battery that lastly delivers the charge for the electric car.

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Jan 11, 2019 - 04:14 pm

Ford to offer electrified options for every model

Ford is planning on restructuring their business in Europe, in order to improve their competitiveness as well as profitability. As part of this effort, Ford Europe has announced that beginning with the new Focus, each model series would receive an electric version in future.

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Nov 24, 2018 - 08:25 pm

Range Rover plans for a PHEV Evoque

Range Rover has introduced the second generation of the compact SUV Evoque, and simultaneously announced that variants with a 48 volt mild hybrid would be offered within twelve months of the introduction of the next-gen vehicle.

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Aug 14, 2018 - 06:01 pm

Düsseldorf company presents extendable BEV iEV X

The Düsseldorf company iEV1 GmbH has presented a single-seated mini BEV named the iEV X, which can extend itself thanks to flexible vehicle architecture. At full length, it can house two persons and luggage. Currently the company is in the middle of a crowd-funding campaign to fund production.

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Jun 14, 2018 - 01:05 pm

Will VW release an electric T7 in 2020?

In the coming year, the next generation of the VW T7 bus will be introduced. Currently, the Wolfsburgers are testing several vehicle variants under the chassis of the current generation. It may happen, that the T7 will be introduced as a BEV in the second half of 2020.

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May 2, 2018 - 01:10 pm

Next-gen VW Golf to get mild-hybrid system

Volkswagen is taking a gentle approach so to speak when it comes to the electrification of the next Golf as the firm presents its latest 48-Volt mild-hybrid, calling it “the first step into the world of efficient electrified models.”

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Feb 28, 2018 - 12:23 pm

Audi A6 with mild-hybridisation across the line

Audi presents the latest A6 and has electrified all engines, mildly. Their mild-hybrid technology utilises a belt alternator starter and a lithium-ion battery, so that the A6 can cruise electrically once it is up to speed.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/06/03/punch-powertrain-psa-form-new-joint-venture/
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