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Daimler Truck partners with Hexagon Purus for vocational integration of electric Freightliner eM2

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has entered into an agreement with Norway-headquartered Hexagon Purus, a manufacturer of e-mobility products, to provide vehicle integration of the electric Freightliner eM2 for vocational applications. The integration will incorporate Hexagon Purus’s battery systems, auxiliary modules, power modules and vehicle-level software. It will include power-take-off options to supply power to… Read more »

Hexagon Purus and Hino to expand commercial electric truck partnership

Cylinder and battery pack company Hexagon Purus signed a long-term binding letter of intent with Toyota subsidiary Hino Motors Manufacturing US to provide battery packs, aftermarket support and service to Hino for building electric and commercial trucks. “Commercial trucks use the most fuel and produce the most emissions in the transport sector, accounting for more… Read more »

Hexagon adopts Fugaku supercomputer for aircraft and EV simulations

Hexagon has adopted the Fugaku supercomputer to run complex CFD (computational fluid dynamics) simulations. The company’s Manufacturing Intelligence division is using the supercomputer to explore the performance of next-generation aircraft and EVs.  Hexagon says its Cradle CFD customers will have the opportunity to tap into the ARM-based Fugaku computer architecture to perform complex simulations, such… Read more »

Hexagon’s 100% EV initiative aims to accelerate EV development

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has launched a new strategic initiative to drive EV innovation.  The 100% EV initiative aims to enable rapid innovation by unifying fragmented development processes, bringing together previously siloed disciplines in order to unlock innovation and enable widespread adoption of EV technologies ahead of regulatory deadlines.  Hexagon says its design, engineering and manufacturing… Read more »

EDAG and Hexagon Purus research flexible battery/hydrogen storage system

In a joint research project, the EDAG Group and Hexagon Purus (a specialist in composite high-pressure tanks) are investigating hybrid storage systems that combine the advantages of both hybrid and battery drive alternatives. The project, scheduled to run for 18 months, will develop a flexible storage system, designed to be installed in a vehicle floor,… Read more »

Optimize EV Battery Cost and Quality with Smart Manufacturing Strategies

As OEMs scramble ​to bring new vehicles to market with competitive range and cost, the battery is at the heart of development. From suppliers to manufacturers, the industry must remain agile to adopt the best available technologies and strategies to compete. There are several challenges – from cell, module, pack design, thermal management and assembling… Read more »

Free Field Technologies and Autoneum collaborate on EV acoustic design tool

Free Field Technologies (FFT), part of Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division, and automotive supplier Autoneum, a specialist in acoustic and thermal management, have collaborated on a new computer-aided engineering solution that helps manufacturers design quiet and comfortable vehicles without adding unnecessary weight. “From the whine of the electric motor and vibration in the powertrain to noise… Read more »

2018 smart fortwo loses its top – and its gas engine

The smart isn’t for everyone, and it has never pretended to be. The media buzz these days centers around the trendy trio – Model 3, the Bolt and the new LEAF, each of which aspires to be “your affordable, every-day, one-and-only car,” as Motor Trend recently put it. The smart does not aspire to any… Read more »

ORNL breakthrough could enable wider application of graphene composites

Graphene, a two-dimensional hexagonal lattice of carbon atoms, has great potential in a number of EV-related applications, including anodes, lithium-sulfur batteries and ultracapacitors. With current technology, however, it’s impractical to use on a large scale, and researchers have been limited to using small flakes of the material. Now a team of researchers at the DOE’s… Read more »