Tag: Drives

Mar 31, 2020 - 05:13 pm

Bafang aims to cover price-effective pedelecs

The Chinese manufacturer Bafang has presented its new mid-engine drive system M200 for pedelecs in the entry-level segment. The drive system is already in series production and is already being used in several pedelecs in the second quarter of 2020.

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Mar 31, 2020 - 04:30 pm

Hyundai powers up construction BEV and FCEV

Hyundai Material Handling has re-engineered the U-series of its battery-electrically three- and four-wheel forklift trucks. The focus was on comfort, performance and power consumption. The Hyundai Group is also working on hydrogen-powered excavators.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 06:32 pm

BMW provides data on i Hydrogen Next

BMW has now revealed the first technical details of the drive system in the i Hydrogen Next concept that the manufacturer presented at the IAA 2019 on the basis of an X5. The manufacturer provides some data on both the fuel cell and the car’s electric drive.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 04:21 pm

BYD forms FinDreams to sell components

BYD will be offering electric car components to third parties in order to diversify their income sources in the face of dwindling demand for cars. The components business is to be conducted through the recently founded sub-brand FinDreams.

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Mar 17, 2020 - 01:47 pm

FutPrInt50 research project to look into hybrid aircraft

Within the framework of the FutPrInt50 research project coordinated by the University of Stuttgart, an international consortium aims to identify and drive forward technologies that will enable the commercial use of a hybrid-electric aircraft with up to 50 seats by 2035/40.

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Mar 11, 2020 - 12:26 pm

Wolong & ZF officially launch joint venture

ZF Friedrichshafen and the Wolong Electric Group have officially sealed the foundation of their joint venture, which was agreed upon in November. The objective of the JV called Wolong ZF Automotive E-Motors Co Ltd is the development and production of electric motors and components.

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Mar 7, 2020 - 01:25 pm

Hybrid survey ship hits the waters in France

Alumarine Shipyard has built a diesel-electric survey ship for the port of La Rochelle in south-west France. The electric drive package comes from Torqeedo and consists of two electric outboards with four batteries each.

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Feb 26, 2020 - 01:51 pm

GKN testing new drive in the Arctic Circle

GKN Automotive continues their tests on the 3-in-1 powertrains and has several prototypes underway in the Arctic Circle. New inverters and motors are being used in the test vehicles based on the Tesla Model 3 and Fiat Ducato.

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Feb 16, 2020 - 04:52 pm

Torqeedo shows new electric drives and boats in Miami

Torqeedo presents its product range at the Miami International Boat Show, as the company debuts its two new drives in the US. Also on show at the main docks are two new electric sports boats and a solar-electric motor yacht powered by Torqeedo’s Deep Blue Hybrid system.

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Feb 13, 2020 - 03:55 pm

Nidec introduces two new electric axle drives

Nidec announced the expansion of its range of drive systems for electric vehicles by two new versions: The new versions are to be launched in the 50 kW and 200 kW power ratings. Series production is scheduled to begin in 2022 (50 kW) and 2023 (200 kW).

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Feb 6, 2020 - 12:32 pm

BMW increases electric powertrain production

BMW is increasing production capacities and the number of employees in its electric drive production competence centre in Dingolfing faster than initially planned – due to the high demand for plug-in vehicles.

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Feb 3, 2020 - 02:11 pm

Tesla updates battery warranty

There have been some changes to the Tesla warranty terms. For Model S and Model X, an upper limit for mileage is introduced. However, a shift from usage time to mileage affects all Tesla drivers.

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Jan 30, 2020 - 06:27 pm

Swedish Sea Rescue hybrid ship uses Torqeedo drive

Torqeedo has supplied an e-propulsion system for a new hybrid rescue vessel that was recently launched by the Swedish Sea Rescue Society. Thanks to the Torqeedo drive, the diesel-electric ship can operate electrically for up to 1.5 hours.

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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 27, 2020 - 01:47 pm

Maserati is testing their first electric drive

Maserati has started testing its first all-electric drive system, which is to be fitted to the brand’s models from 2021. The Italian luxury car manufacturer is placing a particular emphasis on the “characteristic” sound of its e-motor.

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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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Jan 20, 2020 - 02:36 pm

GKN Automotive and Delta join forces on e-drives

GKN Automotive and Delta Electronics are launching a strategic cooperation for the development and marketing of electric drives for the 80 to 155 kW power class. The drives from the joint development are to be launched on the market in three years.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 04:12 pm

Torqeedo powers SeaRobotics’ new hybrid research boat

Maritime electric drive specialist Torqeedo is powering a new hybrid research boat by US company SeaRobotics. The autonomous surface vessels (ASV) is designed for long-range hydrography and subsea mapping missions. Also, Torqeedo appointed a new VP for sales in the EMEA region.

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Jan 15, 2020 - 03:55 pm

Isuzu & Honda to develop heavy FC truck

Honda and Isuzu Motors signed an agreement for joint research into heavy-duty trucks with fuel cells. The cooperation is, however, only scheduled for two years for the time being, concrete series models have not been announced.

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Jan 13, 2020 - 03:00 pm

Small fuel cell aircraft in development in Germany

The electric vehicle retrofitter eCap Mobility and the microlight aircraft manufacturer Breezer Aircraft want to develop a fuel cell drive that can be retrofitted to single-engine aircraft. However, the focus is more on single-seat sports aircraft than on the electrification of commercial planes.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 03:37 pm

Mercedes-Benz opens new e-truck testing centre

Mercedes-Benz has opened an expanded development and test centre at its truck plant in the German town of Wörth after a year and a half of construction. This is where solutions for connected, autonomous and electric driving for trucks will be developed and tested.

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Jan 10, 2020 - 01:52 pm

When powerful things come in small packages

Driftech Electric Racing has installed a Tesla drive in a go-kart. It has a power output of 450 kW at a weight of only 450 kilos. The curious racing vehicle was spotted at a car show in Sydney, Australia.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 12:47 pm

Kenworth & Dana develop electric drives for trucks

The US truck manufacturer Kenworth and the automotive supplier Dana have announced their cooperation to develop electric drives for Kenworth’s medium-heavy electric trucks. The first result of this cooperation has already been presented at CES.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 12:38 pm

Nissan presents AW electric drive control

Nissan is presenting its e-4ORCE four-wheel-drive control technology for twin-engine electric cars at the CES in Las Vegas. The technology uses both the front and rear engine for recuperation and is designed to provide high-precision engine and brake control.

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Jan 7, 2020 - 12:01 pm

Austrian hybrid Tesla for the masses

In order to lower the price of the Tesla Model 3, the Austrian company Obrist Powertrain is converting the Californian BEV to hybrid drive – with a smaller battery (17.3 kWh) and a small petrol engine in the front. However, the hybrid Tesla Model 3 will then only be able to drive just under 100 […]

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Jan 6, 2020 - 12:20 pm

Rallye Dakar goes hybrid

ZF has developed a hybrid driveline for the Dakar Rally with MKR Technology that was recently launched. The CeTrax Lite RS e-drive is used in the four-wheel-drive truck of the Riwald-Dakar team.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/03/31/bafang-aims-to-cover-price-effective-pedelecs/
31.03.2020 17:34