Tag: Powertrains

Jul 15, 2021 - 03:03 pm

FEV signs on as development provider for Hyliion

Development service provider FEV has signed a long-term agreement with US startup Hyliion. FEV will support the provider of electrified drive systems in the design, development, integration and production validation of the electric truck range extender.

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Jul 15, 2021 - 12:41 pm

Mazda considers dropping range extender from the MX-30

Mazda is apparently backing away from the plan to soon follow its first purely electric MX-30 series model with another variant with a Wankel engine as a range extender. Although the manufacturer confirms that the range extender will not be coming soon, it is officially sticking to the project.

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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 - 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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May 17, 2021 - 03:23 pm

ZF presents energy management software for utility EVs

Automotive supplier ZF has presented energy management software for commercial electric vehicles. The software manages not only the energy requirements of the driveline but also of auxiliary units such as the air compressor, steering pump and thermal management.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 01:23 pm

BAE & Plug Power collaborate for fuel cell buses

BAE Systems is collaborating with Plug Power to offer hydrogen-based electric propulsion systems for transit bus fleet operators in North America. The two companies will offer transit operators in North America an all-inclusive, scalable system to reach zero emissions, providing required site, vehicle, and service solutions.

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Feb 3, 2021 - 02:26 pm

ZF to begin offering complete hybrid systems for ships

ZF is now adding further electrified components for shipping to its portfolio of maritime hybrid transmissions, specifically electric motors, power electronics and control levers. According to the driveline specialist, this provides a complete solution from a single source.

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Nov 23, 2020 - 07:00 pm

Arcola Energy presents hydrogen powertrain platform

The British Arcola Energy announced a new proprietary fuel cell powertrain platform, designed for heavy-duty vehicle applications. The ‘A-Drive’ architecture offers a “drop-in replacement” for diesel-based powertrains and is scalable, according to Arcola.

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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 - 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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/15/fev-signs-on-as-development-provider-for-hyliion/
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