fbpx

Search Results Found For: "danfoss"

SEMIKRON merging with Danfoss Silicon Power

Power electronics manufacturer SEMIKRON is merging with Danfoss Silicon Power. “The newly formed Semikron Danfoss joint business will be owned by the current owner-families of SEMIKRON and the Danfoss Group, [and Danfoss will be] the majority owner,” says Semikron Danfoss. “Semikron Danfoss will invest significantly in innovation, technology, and capacity to enable customer’s future growth… Read more »

Danfoss joins consortium developing next-generation electric powertrain

Danfoss Editron, Meritor and Electra Commercial Vehicles have formed a partnership to develop an electric powertrain consisting of a Danfoss motor and silicon carbide inverter, together with Meritor’s transmission, differential and brakes. Meritor will integrate all of the components into a single unit that can be installed in an existing chassis with little to no… Read more »

Brazilian beverage maker orders 1,000 electric trucks, with Octillion batteries and Danfoss Editron drivetrains

Brazilian beverage maker Ambev has ordered 1,000 electric delivery trucks from manufacturer FNM (Fábrica Nacional de Mobilidades). The trucks, which FNM developed in collaboration with vehicle manufacturer Agrale, will use battery packs from California-based Octillion Power Systems and electric drivetrains from Danfoss Editron. Ambev expects to deploy the 1,000 electric delivery vehicles by the end… Read more »

Danfoss Editron to power electric trucks for reborn Brazilian manufacturer FNM

Danfoss Editron has been selected as the official supplier for drivetrain systems that will power fully-electric trucks manufactured by Fábrica Nacional de Mobilidades (FNM) in Brazil. Founded in 1942, FNM was Brazil’s first truck manufacturer. The company was privatized in 1968 by the government, before being bought by Fiat, which held the company until 1988…. Read more »

ON Semiconductor provides Danfoss with IGBTs and diodes for inverter traction modules

ON Semiconductor will supply Danfoss Silicon Power with high-power IGBTs and diodes for inverter traction modules in the EV market. “Chip independency is an important and fundamental element of the Danfoss go-to market strategy. By selecting IGBT chips from ON Semiconductor, we are accommodating the high growth expectations from our automotive customers,” said Claus A…. Read more »

Danfoss Editron obtains marine certification for motors and frequency converters in China

Danfoss Editron has obtained the final type approval certificate for its synchronous reluctance assisted permanent magnet motors and frequency converters from the China Classification Society (CCS). “Electrification plays an increasingly important role in the green promotion of ships,” said a senior-level surveyor of the China Classification Society. “The type approval of this product can help… Read more »

Infineon to supply Danfoss with power semiconductors for EVs

Danfoss and Infineon Technologies have signed a multi-year volume supply agreement. Infineon will supply chipsets of IGBTs and diodes to Danfoss Silicon Power, to be used in power modules for inverters that control EV motors. “The market for electromobility is picking up noticeably, and the supply industry is getting ready for this,” said Claus Petersen,… Read more »

Danfoss Editron provides powertrain for hybrid crew transfer vessels to serve offshore wind farm

Danfoss Editron, a manufacturer of hybrid and electric powertrain systems for off-highway and marine markets, has secured an order from Danish shipbuilder and operator MHO-Co to deliver drivetrain systems for two hybrid crew transfer vessels (CTVs). CTVs are used to transport technicians and other personnel to and from offshore wind farms. MHO-Co’s two CTVs, specifically… Read more »

UQM Technologies to be acquired by Danfoss

UQM Technologies, a manufacturer of electric motors, generators, power electronic controllers and fuel cell compressors for commercial vehicles, has entered into a merger agreement with Danfoss Power Solutions, a subsidiary of privately-owned Danish conglomerate Danfoss, which manufactures hydraulic systems, drives, motors, and components for the automotive, aerospace and energy industries. Danfoss will acquire UQM in… Read more »

Ricardo appoints Adrian Schaffer as new President of Automotive and Industrial for North America

Engineering services provider Ricardo has appointed Adrian Schaffer as its new President of Automotive and Industrial for North America. Schaffer’s long career as a transport industry executive spans numerous fields, including manufacturing, electrification, telematics and connectivity, across North America and the globe. As Director of Marketing at Motorola, he worked with GM on the then-new… Read more »