Modine adds EV Cabin Climate System to portfolio

Modine Manufacturing, a 100-year-old heating and cooling systems manufacturer, has announced its new Cabin Climate System, a temperature control and heating and cooling system for the passenger cabins of commercial, off-highway and specialty EVs. The Cabin Climate System is designed to ensure “optimal passenger comfort,” and can provide immediate heating and cooling without the need… Read more »

Tecman announces new developments in anti-thermal propagation battery technology

Tecman Advanced Material Engineers, a unit of the Tecman Group, has signed new distribution arrangements for its anti-thermal propagation (ATP) technology. The technology is designed to enhance cell life and optimize cell performance while simultaneously increasing the thermal propagation delay to over 20 minutes.  As the EV market continues to grow, “the time is now… Read more »

EV Engineering Virtual Conference September 2024: first session topics announced

The first session topics for the Fall 2024 Charged Virtual Conference on EV Engineering are out now. Just like the content Charged brings you every day, conference topics will span the entire EV engineering supply chain and ecosystem, including motor and power electronics design and manufacturing, cell development, battery systems, testing, powertrains, thermal management, circuit… Read more »

American Airlines signs conditional purchase agreement for 100 hydrogen-powered engines from ZeroAvia

ZeroAvia is developing hydrogen-fueled engines for commercial aircraft, and has successfully completed flight tests of electric aircraft in the US and in the UK (see our 2021 interview with CEO and founder Val Miftakhov). Now the company has secured a conditional agreement from American Airlines to purchase 100 hydrogen-electric engines intended to power regional jet… Read more »

Leoni’s new 100% recyclable automotive cables

Making transport more sustainable isn’t only about electric powertrains—companies are finding ways to make all types of components and all aspects of the manufacturing process greener. Automotive wiring specialist Leoni has introduced a new line of vehicle cables that are 100% recyclable and can help to substantially reduce the CO2 footprint of vehicles. LIMEVERSE cable… Read more »

GÖPEL introduces NG+ upgraded tester for automotive technologies

GÖPEL Electronic, which provides systems for validating the network compliance of control units, has released its updated network tester, NG+. The new NG+ system architecture supports classic bus systems, such as CAN-FD, CAN-SIG, LIN and FlexRay, as well as the latest Automotive Ethernet (AETH) standards—10BASE-T1S, 100BASE-T1, and 1000BASE-T1. The system is also prepared for future… Read more »

Lincoln Electric’s Velion 150 kW DC fast charging station earns UL certification

Lincoln Electric’s Velion 150 kW DC fast charging station has achieved Canadian Standards Association (CSA/US) certification to standards UL 2202, UL 2231-1 and UL 2231-2 for EV chargers. The certification indicates that Lincoln Electric’s Velion EV fast charging station adheres to stringent safety and performance standards. Having earned CSA/US certification, Velion EV fast chargers are… Read more »

Asahi Kasei Microdevices completes proof of concept for eFuse in 800 V EV applications

Japan-based Asahi Kasei Microdevices (AKM) and Silicon Austria Labs (SAL), a European research center for electronics and software-based systems research, have completed a joint proof of concept of AKM’s eFuse technology in high-voltage applications using silicon carbide-based power devices. The growing use of power devices based on silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) in… Read more »