Tag: electric drive systems

May 17, 2022 - 03:37 pm

Ree Automotive announces robotic assembly lines for Coventry plant

The Israeli company Ree Automotive plans to implement cloud-based robot assembly lines at its integration centre in Coventry, UK. The initial focus will be on the P7 modular platform for commercial vehicles such as trucks and buses, with the first assembly line expected to go live in the second half of 2022.

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May 16, 2022 - 02:47 pm

Exro signs drive supply deal with evTS

Exro Technologies, a Canadian company that has developed a new class of power electronics for electric motors and batteries, has signed an agreement with Boston-based ev Transportation Services (evTS) to supply an initial quantity of 1,000 units of its 100V Coil Drive System for use in evTS’s 2023 FireFly vehicles.

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May 9, 2022 - 03:04 pm

BMW expands drive production in Dingolfing

The BMW Group says it has reached significant milestones in the ramp-up of e-mobility at its largest European production site in Dingolfing. A second production line for electric motors is up and running, and the production of a new generation of PHEV batteries has also started.

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May 3, 2022 - 04:48 pm

NGen to set up EV supply chain in Canada

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen), a network of private and public sector organizations working together to bolster advanced manufacturing in Canada, has announced a series of new innovation projects to support the emissions-free vehicle manufacturing ecosystem in Canada.

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Apr 30, 2022 - 05:11 pm

VW Components to expand plant in Kassel

In Germany, Volkswagen Group Components has announced plans to expand its site in Kassel into a “key supplier for e-mobility”. The first step is to increase the number of production lines. The longer term plan is for the plant to only manufacture purely electric vehicles.

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Apr 11, 2022 - 02:03 pm

Mercedes-Benz opens software integration plant in Sindelfingen

Mercedes-Benz has put its so-called Electric Software Hub into operation at the Mercedes Technology Center (MTC) in Sindelfingen. Numerous software, hardware, system integration and testing functions are located there under one roof. The company has invested more than 200 million euros in the centre.

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Apr 1, 2022 - 01:00 pm

GM begins converting electric car plant in Mexico

General Motors has begun converting its plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, for the production of electric cars. For the conversions, production of the Chevrolet Blazer and Equinox combustion models previously produced there will be discontinued until mid-May.

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Feb 23, 2022 - 04:34 pm

Cummins confirms Meritor takeover

US American drive system builder Cummins has announced its intention to acquire supplier Meritor for around USD 3.7 billion. The transaction still has to be approved by shareholders and is expected to be completed by the end of 2022.

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Feb 22, 2022 - 12:44 pm

UK invests in EV supply chains

UK Research and Innovation is investing £16.7 million to build “the manufacturing capability Britain needs to lead the electric revolution”. The funding will go to 10 different projects around the UK, each surrounding the self-sufficiency of Britain’s supply chains for power electronics, machines, and drives.

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Feb 15, 2022 - 03:20 pm

BorgWarner announces order from BMW

BorgWarner has received an order from BMW for its high-voltage coolant heater. The component from the US supplier will be installed in BMW’s new i4 and iX electric vehicle models.

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Feb 10, 2022 - 01:50 pm

Siemens withdraws from electric drive JV with Valeo

Siemens’ exit from the electric drive joint venture it set up with Valeo in 2016 is now official. Siemens has now reached an agreement with Valeo to divest its 50 per cent stake in the Valeo Siemens eAutomotive (VSeA) joint venture for 277 million euros. VSeA has also received a large order from Renault.

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Feb 4, 2022 - 01:46 pm

EDAG bundles competencies in new business unit

As of 1 January 2022, the development service provider EDAG has combined its competences from the areas of electrification, fuel cells and batteries, among others, in a new business unit called ‘Energy Systems and Powertrain’. The new business unit will be headed by Roberto Diesel.

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Feb 1, 2022 - 04:03 pm

Koenigsegg presents 250 kW electric drive

The Swedish sports car manufacturer Koenigsegg has presented a self-developed electric motor as well as an electric drive unit. The electric motor, named Quark, generates 250 kW and up to 600 Nm of torque – at a weight of only 30 kilograms.

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Jan 24, 2022 - 12:55 pm

General Motors invests in NY components plant

General Motors is investing almost 154 million US dollars in its Lockport Components plant in western New York to produce components for electric motors in the future. Investments are also to be made in two locations in the state of Michigan.

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Jan 21, 2022 - 03:27 pm

Schaeffler presents hybrid drive module for WRC

Hybrid cars will be used in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) from this year onwards. At the start of the hybrid era at the Rally Monte Carlo, Schaeffler will present the drive system of its subsidiary Compact Dynamics, which will be used as a standard component in the WRC cars.

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Jan 10, 2022 - 12:49 pm

Mercedes to build it’s own drives from 2024

Mercedes-Benz wants to significantly increase its vertical integration for the next generation of electric cars. This is to be achieved, among other things, through in-house production of the electric drives from 2024.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/05/17/ree-automotive-announces-robotic-assembly-lines-for-coventry-plant/
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