Tag: electric drive systems

Oct 18, 2021 - 01:29 pm

Ford to build electric drive systems in the UK

Ford has announced that it will manufacture components for its electric cars and electric commercial vehicles in Europe at its British transmission plant in Halewood from mid-2024. Halewood thus beat Ford’s transmission plant in Cologne – probably also due to British government subsidies.

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Oct 17, 2021 - 01:54 pm

BorgWarner announces major order for the P3 Drive

BorgWarner is to deliver the P3 hybrid drive module for a major European performance-based OEM that intends to use it for a variety of front-wheel and AWD SUVs. The module contains the motor, power electronics, gears and water cooling all integrated within one unit.

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Oct 15, 2021 - 12:50 pm

IAV presents modular light BEV platform

Berlin-based engineering service provider IAV has presented a modular platform for battery-electric vehicles that supports construction from small cars to light commercial vehicles. The electric modular system is supposed to make the development of BEVs “faster, cheaper and more sustainable”.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 02:05 pm

Liebherr & Mahle develop heavy-duty H2 engines

Mahle Powertrain is supporting Liebherr in the development of hydrogen-powered heavy-duty engines. The Mahle subsidiary is the group’s development service provider and is contributing a so-called pre-chamber ignition system.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 03:28 pm

BorgWarner breaks ground in Portugal for new plant

Automotive supplier BorgWarner has broken ground on a new plant in Viana do Castelo, Portugal, which will manufacture electrification products such as electric motors, inverters and battery management systems for a wide range of car manufacturers in Europe.

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Oct 4, 2021 - 04:40 pm

Hitachi announces new compact in-wheel drive system

Hitachi and Hitachi Astemo are developing a compact and lightweight in-wheel drive system for electric vehicles that combines motor, inverter and brake in one unit. Hitachi Astemo plans to use the drive system in its electric vehicle product range.

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Sep 28, 2021 - 03:32 pm

Saietta announces as sole motor supplier for EAV

Saietta is now the exclusive supplier of in-wheel traction motors to Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV). The Saietta and EAV collaboration aims to accelerate the widespread adoption of e-mobility solutions within urban areas and congested town centres.

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Sep 26, 2021 - 06:46 pm

Hofer Powertrain to supply Mullen Technologies

The Californian electric car start-up Mullen Technologies announces an agreement with the German drive specialist Hofer Powertrain to develop and produce electric drives for its vehicles. Mullen also announces further models.

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Sep 22, 2021 - 04:53 pm

General Motors reveals Ultium Drive technical specs

General Motors has now revealed technical details of the three new Ultium Drive electric motors announced in 2020 that will power GM’s next-generation electric cars. Specifically, these are two permanent magnet motors and one induction motor.

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Sep 20, 2021 - 03:12 pm

Schaeffler opens new plant in Hungary

Automotive supplier Schaeffler has opened a new plant at its Szombathely location in western Hungary. The production site is the Schaeffler Group’s first pure e-mobility plant worldwide.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 01:12 pm

Schaeffler announces chainless e-bike drive

Schaeffler will present the new ‘Free Drive’ chainless electric drive system for bicycles at Eurobike 2021 in Friedrichshafen. The ‘Bike-by-Wire’ system is a joint development with the two-wheel electric drive specialist Heinzmann and does without a mechanical connection between generator and motor.

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Aug 10, 2021 - 11:03 am

Meritor to supply drive systems for Hyliion

US vehicle supplier Meritor has been selected by Hyliion to supply its 14Xe electric drivetrain for the ERX hypertruck. Toyota subsidiary Hino Motors is also interested in electric drive systems from Meritor.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 03:50 pm

BorgWarner announces new orders from China

BorgWarner has announced the first order for its integrated drive module (iDM) from China. It comes from an unnamed “leading Chinese luxury electric vehicle brand”. BorgWarner has also received an order from the Chinese Geely brand Zeekr.

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Aug 2, 2021 - 12:16 pm

Dana to supply drive components for Switch

US automotive supplier Dana is partnering with Switch Mobility (formerly Optare), the UK subsidiary of India’s Ashok Leyland. Specifically, Dana is to supply electric drive components for Switch Mobility’s range of buses and commercial vehicles.

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Jul 31, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Daimler Truck to realign production strategy

Daimler Truck and the works council have agreed on key points for the future orientation and safeguarding of the aggregate plants. The three locations Gaggenau, Kassel and Mannheim will specialise in different components of electrified drives.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 03:11 pm

US DoE to invest in emissions reduction

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $60 million for 24 research and development projects aimed at reducing CO2 emissions from passenger cars and light- and heavy-duty trucks. A total of $28.1 million will be awarded to accelerate innovation in EV batteries and electric drive systems.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 12:17 pm

LG Electronics & Magna launch joint venture

The announced joint venture between LG Electronics and Magna to manufacture electric motors, inverters and onboard chargers, as well as complete electric drive systems, has now been sealed. The joint venture’s management team is also now in place.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 02:00 pm

GKN is developing 800 Volt systems for electric vehicles

GKN Automotive is accelerating its development of electric drives in response to the increasing global demand for EVs. These future systems, utilising and harnessing 800-Volt technologies, are already at advanced stages of development and being tested in real-world conditions, GKN says.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 02:42 pm

Bosch presents CVT transmissions for electric vehicles

Bosch has presented a CVT transmission with a continuously variable transmission ratio developed in-house for electric cars. With this, Bosch not only wants to improve efficiency and performance compared to the usual single-speed transmissions but also expand the application possibilities of electric cars – for example in trailer operation.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 01:43 pm

Vitesco presents new electric axle generation

Vitesco Technologies has presented the new generation of its electric axle drive. The manufacturer promises that the EMR4 is 25 per cent lighter with the same performance – and can cover a wider performance range at lower cost. The EMR4 is being built in China, among other places.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 11:59 am

Volvo & Geely found powertrain joint venture

Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely have formed a joint venture called Aurobay. The new company is to develop combustion engines, transmissions and hybrid drives. The Swedish company wants to be able to concentrate on developing premium electric cars itself.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 11:25 am

Renault launches e-mobility industry cluster in France

Renault Group is creating an independent umbrella company called Renault ElectriCity for electric car production at its Douai, Maubeuge and Ruitz plants in northern France. Renault ElectriCity will be measured against a target of 400,000 vehicles per year from 2025.

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Jun 3, 2021 - 11:45 am

Hyundai to use BorgWarner drive module in small EVs

The integrated drive module (iDM) from BorgWarner, including the electric motor, transmission and integrated power electronics, is to be used in small electric cars from the Hyundai Motor Group, production of which is scheduled to begin in mid-2023.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/10/18/ford-to-build-electric-drive-systems-in-the-uk/
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