Tag: Powertrains

Jul 23, 2020 - 12:09 pm

Daimler founds Mercedes Benz Drive Systems

Mercedes-Benz is placing all drive competencies throughout the Group in the new unit Mercedes-Benz Drive Systems within the company. The new unit should act internally as a supplier for drive systems and speed up the transition to e-mobility.

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May 20, 2020 - 01:46 pm

EU Commission considers 100 billion euro transport package

The EU Commission has apparently drawn up initial proposals for an economic and climate protection package in the transport sector worth up to 100 billion euros. Among other things, the plans outline a purchase premium for ‘cleaner cars’. There is apparently still some dispute about which cars should be included.

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Aug 1, 2019 - 02:55 pm

Nidec & GAC found electric drive joint venture

The Japanese electric motor specialist Nidec and the Chinese vehicle manufacturer GAC have agreed to set up a joint venture for traction motors. The drives will initially be installed in GAC’s electric cars, but will later also be used by other manufacturers.

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Jul 4, 2019 - 02:39 pm

Italy: Kiepe to supply tech for 38 electric buses

The German supplier Kiepe Electric is supplying key components for new Solaris electric buses for use in the Italian cities of Milan and Modena. Milan’s public transport operator ATM has ordered 30 Solaris buses with electrical equipment from Düsseldorf.

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May 7, 2019 - 04:43 pm

USA: BorgWarner launches JV with Romeo Power

The U.S. American powertrain supplier BorgWarner announced the founding of a joint venture with Romeo Power Technology, a Californian supplier of battery modules and battery packs founded in 2015 by former SpaceX, Tesla and Samsung engineers.

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May 7, 2019 - 04:30 pm

ZF introduces 5-tonne electric concept truck for Japan

The German automobile supplier ZF has presented the prototype of an electric truck for the Japanese market. It is a 5-ton truck, in which ZF has integrated its CeTrax lite electric central drive for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles up to 7.5 tons.

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Apr 27, 2019 - 06:10 pm

Finland: Hybrid icebreaker with removable bow in development

Under the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, an EU funded project is developing an innovative icebreaker vessel in the far north of Finland. A removable bow will allow any ship to break through the ice with an hybrid-electric drive coming from Danfoss Editron.

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Apr 27, 2019 - 05:37 pm

Allison Transmission on expansion course

The Indianapolis-based US supplier Allison Transmission is introducing new electric drives for buses and trucks called ABE and AXE. They come in a one or two motor set-up and deliver up to 550 kW.

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Jan 7, 2019 - 05:52 pm

Stockholm: Danfoss build hybrid ice breaker

Danfoss Editron is supplying the drive for Stockholm’s first ice-capable hybrid passenger ferry. As the Stockholm-based Waxholmsbolaget ferry will be in service throughout the year, it has been specially designed to operate in waters with an ice layer up to 25 cm thick.

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Jan 3, 2019 - 02:53 pm

GAC completes EV plant on new industrial park

Chinese vehicle manufacturer, Guangzhou Automobile Group, has completed construction on the EV plant at their new industrial park in their home city. In addition, the company’s subsidiary, GAC Motor, and Japanese supplier Aisin AW intend to establish a joint venture for drive modules at the park.

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Dec 6, 2018 - 05:28 pm

Researchers look at potential of hybrid aircraft

Researchers from the University of Illinois created a flight-performance simulator in order to model potential fuel savings for two  hybrid systems for airplanes. The simulations include take off, climb, cruise, descent, and landing.

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Nov 11, 2018 - 01:52 pm

GM makes personnel changes for EV production

The change to electrified transport has caused some major changes for General Motors in Michigan: About 3,000 employees, particularly powertrain engineers, are being moved from the Global Propulsion Systems Center in Pontiac to the GM Technical Center in Warren.

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Jul 19, 2018 - 03:43 pm

Corporate Reorg: Continental beefing up powertrains

Supplier Continental is restructuring with a view to electric mobility. As of 2020, the company will set up a new corporate umbrella called the Continental Group as a Holding for the three sections Rubber, Automotive and Powertrain.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/07/23/daimler-founds-mercedes-benz-drive-systems/
23.07.2020 12:08