Tag: Schaeffler

Nov 8, 2022 - 12:56 pm

Schaeffler begins downsizing combustion departments

The accelerated transformation of vehicle drives towards electromobility is leading to overcapacities at Schaeffler for products for combustion vehicles. For this reason and to reduce fixed costs, the automotive supplier is now announcing the elimination of a total of 1,300 jobs by the end of 2026.

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Aug 11, 2022 - 02:14 pm

Schaeffler announces repair kit of electric axle drives

The automotive supplier Schaeffler has developed a repair kit for electric axle drives. According to the company, the ‘Schaeffler E-Axle RepSystem – G’ is currently the only repair solution that enables workshops to repair electric axle transmissions instead of replacing them completely.

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Jul 4, 2022 - 06:33 pm

Schaeffler increases stake in Vitesco Technologies

In Germany, the Schaeffler family has increased its stake in the drive manufacturer Vitesco Technologies. The Schaeffler company IHO has acquired 1.6 million Vitesco shares. This increases the family’s stake in Vitesco Technologies by around four per cent to a total of 49.99 per cent.

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Jun 13, 2022 - 03:40 pm

Schaeffler introduces 4-1 electric axle drive

Automotive supplier Schaeffler presented a range of electric drive solutions at the Electric Vehicle Symposium in Oslo. Among them is the 4in1 electric axle drive, which is still under development and which Schaeffler describes as its most comprehensive drive system for electric cars to date.

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Jun 7, 2022 - 03:10 pm

Schaeffler & Symbio launch joint venture for bipolar plates

Schaeffler and Symbio, the joint venture of Faurecia and Michelin, have founded a globally active joint venture for the production of bipolar plates for fuel cells with proton exchange membrane (PEM). Production will be exclusively for the needs of the two shareholders.

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Feb 21, 2022 - 03:35 pm

Schaeffler presents bearings for e-mobility

Schaeffler has presented a new product lineup, which was specially designed for electric vehicles in the form of the TriFinity triple row wheel bearing and the high-performance ball bearing with a centrifugal disc. These are said to be characterised by particularly high efficiency, among other things.

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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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Oct 4, 2021 - 04:21 pm

Hy24 founded for H2 infrastructure investment

Ardian and FiveT Hydrogen have announced the beginning of Hy24, “the world’s largest investment platform focused exclusively on clean hydrogen infrastructure”. Hy24’s first fund is expected to have a volume of 1.5 billion euros.

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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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Jul 28, 2021 - 12:12 pm

Bio-Hybrid goes bankrupt

The pedelec start-up Bio-Hybrid has finally failed. After the management had to file for insolvency in April this year, the search for investors was unsuccessful. The start-up was dissolved in the commercial register in mid-July.

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Jul 19, 2021 - 04:12 pm

Schaeffler kickstarts e-axle production in China

Schaeffler has started series production of its so-called 2in1 E-axle in Taicang, China. The first Chinese car equipped with this product will be launched shortly. After the market launch in China, the axle will also be used by a European OEM, according to Schaeffler.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 02:52 pm

Schaeffler signs fuel cell cooperation with Refire

At Auto Shanghai, Schaeffler signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Refire, a Chinese supplier of fuel cell technology. The duo aims to push the development of FC components such as bipolar plates or thermal management systems.

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Mar 27, 2021 - 11:24 pm

Schaeffler scores contracts for commercial EV motors

Schaeffler has announced new series orders for electric motors and hybrid modules for use in trucks. One series order relates to the supply of electric motors from 2023 for an unnamed commercial vehicle supplier. Schaeffler can book another major order in the field of hybrid modules.

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Feb 22, 2021 - 01:55 pm

Schaeffler to open new lab in Bavaria

Automotive supplier Schaeffler has announced plans to invest around 80 million euros in a new central laboratory in Herzogenaurach, Germany, which is scheduled for completion by 2023. Schaeffler intends to bundle “core competencies and key technologies” at the site.

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Oct 17, 2020 - 12:07 am

Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid GmbH gets a new owner

Schaeffler has sold all shares in its subsidiary Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid GmbH to Micromobility Services and Solutions GmbH, based in Berlin. Series production of the four-wheeled pedelec Bio-Hybrid is scheduled to start in mid-2021 under the new owner.

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Aug 19, 2020 - 03:29 pm

Hyraze League to establish racing on green hydrogen

A consortium of German partners will establish the Hyraze League as the world’s first automobile racing series to use hydrogen from sustainable sources. The concept now presented envisions 588 hydrogen-powered cars competing using eco-tech both in the real world and online.

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Dec 3, 2019 - 07:17 pm

Schaeffler & Abt e-line join up on commercial EVs

Schaeffler and Abt e-Line have agreed on strategic cooperation for the electrification of light commercial vehicles up to 3.5 tons. Abt e-Line is the premium partner of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles for the full electrification of LCVs.

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Jun 5, 2019 - 03:26 pm

Schaeffler to offer utility vehicle electric drives

The automotive supplier Schaeffler has announced its entry into the electrification of commercial vehicles. To this end, the company has developed a modular system called E-Drive, which is intended to offer customers cost-effective, tailor-made solutions.

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Dec 10, 2018 - 03:33 pm

Schaeffler quad LEV near production

Supplier Schaeffler increasingly feels at home as an e-mobility developer and announces that it will present three concept vehicles at the CES in Las Vegas in January 2019 – including a near-production version of a LEV by their so-called Bio-Hybrid unit.

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Oct 12, 2018 - 12:22 pm

Racing backwards for the record

German race car driver Daniel Abt, known for his performance in the Formula E series, has set a new unofficial world record: He accelerated an electric car backwards to a speed of 210 km/h, leaving behind a Porsche, among others.

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