Punch Powertrain and Stellantis have agreed to expand their existing manufacturing partnership by adding another manufacturing site. The 50/50 joint venture, called Punch Powertrain PSA e-Transmissions Assembly, manufactures electrified dual-clutch transmissions (eDCT/DT2) for Stellantis’s next generation of mild hybrid and plug-in hybrid models. A manufacturing site in Metz, France began producing electrified transmissions in late… Read more »
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Punch Powertrain and Groupe PSA have launched a new joint venture to design, manufacture, and supply Punch Powertrain’s DT2 dual-clutch transmission for the next generation of hybrids. The business will initially supply Groupe PSA’s global operations, and aims to eventually supply other vehicle manufacturers. Elias van Wijk, previously CTO of Punch Powertrain, was named CEO… Read more »
Groupe PSA and Punch Powertrain have signed an agreement to expand their strategic partnership in the field of electrification. Punch Powertrain holds majority control in the new Joint 61/39 Venture, which will design, manufacture and supply Punch Powertrain’s DT2 dual-clutch transmission for PSA’s next generation of hybrid EVs. The business will initially supply Groupe PSA’s… Read more »
Belgium-based Punch Powertrain is acquiring France-based power electronics expert Apojee, which supplies inverters for Formula E, as well as components for OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers in the German and French automotive industries. The Apojee acquisition adds a fourth European development center for Punch Powertrain, in addition to its existing facilities in Belgium, the Netherlands… Read more »
Stellantis has invested in two joint ventures for manufacturing in the Lorraine region of France. The company says it has “deployed a vertical integration strategy designed to increase control of the global electrification value chain.” Emotors, a 50/50 joint venture with French motor manufacturer Nidec Leroy-Somer, will start production this year. The first product will… Read more »