Tag: Drives

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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Dec 21, 2019 - 02:00 pm

Rolls-Royce & ACCEL aim for fastest electric aircraft

With the combined efforts of Rolls-Royce and ACCEL, the electric plane that is supposed to break the speed record for e-planes has progressed. The design of the plane has now been presented – the date for the attempt is looming in spring 2020.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 07:31 pm

Harbour Air: all-electric seaplane takes off

In Canada, cooperation partners MagniX and Harbour Air have announced the successful maiden flight of an all-electric seaplane. The two companies aim to electrify Harbour Air’s 42-strong fleet successively.

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Dec 11, 2019 - 05:17 pm

Daimler to produce electric drives in Untertürkheim

Daimler has decided to produce parts of the electric powertrain (eATS) for the next electric vehicles in the EQ family at their Untertürkheim plant in Germany. This was agreed after long negotiations between the management and the works council at the site.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 02:45 pm

Porsche working on four-motor AWD electric SUV

Porsche Engineering has developed an electric SUV with all-wheel drive and four drives – one for each wheel. Since the novel torque control does not require additional sensors, the software accommodates different vehicle setups and motor arrangements.

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Dec 5, 2019 - 02:25 pm

Torqeedo outfits electric waste ship

Torqeedo is supplying the electric drive for the Waste Cleaner 66 – allegedly the world’s most potent all-electric boat for cleaning inland waterways and harbours of pollution. A 25 kW Deep Blue engine and a 40 kWh battery power the vessel.

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Nov 24, 2019 - 01:52 pm

PSA opens e-drive assembly line in Trémery

PSA has inaugurated an assembly line for electrified drive trains at its Trémery plant north of Metz. The new line will have a production capacity of 120,000 units next year and 180,000 units in 2021.

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Nov 19, 2019 - 04:38 pm

ZF develops electric drive for sailing yachts

ZF has developed an electric drive system for sailing yachts. For this purpose, the German supplier is installing an electric motor with a maximum output of 125 kW, which is connected to ZF’s steerable Steerable Pod Propulsion System (SPP).

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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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Nov 13, 2019 - 04:08 pm

ZF presents electric solutions for agriculture

At the Agritechnica trade fair this month in Hannover, Germany, ZF has just presented its electrification solutions for the agriculture sector, among other things. These include the integrated Terra+ generator system, a solution for high- and low-voltage systems for continuously variable tractor transmissions of the Terramatic series.

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Nov 12, 2019 - 09:36 pm

Tesla to build European Gigafactory 4 near Berlin

Tesla will build its European Gigafactory in the Berlin area. The electric car company’s boss Elon Musk just announced at the award ceremony of the ‘Golden Steering Wheel’ in Berlin. The search for factory employees is on now.

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Nov 7, 2019 - 05:24 pm

Tevva to deploy electric trucks across Europe

The commercial electric vehicle company Tevva has launched an initiative called Electrify to enable logistics fleets to commence electrification of medium-duty HGVs across Europe from Spring next year. Electrify allows companies to deploy Tevva’s package of EV technologies in a neat starter package.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 01:31 pm

Magna working on next gen electric motor

In the USA, Magna is now working with the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Wisconsin-Madison to develop an electric motor with a significantly higher power density and lower costs. The project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

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Oct 31, 2019 - 03:51 pm

Xing Mobility presents electric drive for boats

Xing Mobility, a Taiwanese supplier of electric vehicle technologies, has introduced a modular e-drive for maritime applications. This includes the Immersio modular battery system with immersion cooling, which is suitable for use in boats and passenger ferries.

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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 30, 2019 - 02:19 pm

Meritor introduces electric drives for heavy trucks

US vehicle supplier Meritor has expanded its range of electric drive solutions under the Blue Horizon label to include 12Xe electric drives for medium-heavy trucks and 17Xe for heavy trucks. The supplier has already found a prominent first customer.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/01/15/isuzu-honda-to-develop-heavy-fc-truck/
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