The Tech

Battery tech firm E-magy raises €5 million in new funding round

Dutch battery tech scale-up E-magy has raised €5 million in a new funding round led by venture capital fund SHIFT Invest. The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy also committed an innovation credit to accelerate the development of E-magy’s technology. E-magy designs and manufactures nano-porous silicon material for lithium-ion batteries. The firm works… Read more »

REE Automotive opens Engineering Centre of Excellence in the UK

Israel-based REE Automotive has established a new development facility in the UK. The company’s Engineering Centre of Excellence is located at MIRA Technology Park in the Midlands of England. MIRA Technology Park is home to some 35 global OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and other automotive technology companies. “A key driver in our decision to establish… Read more »

T/CCI Manufacturing diversifies product lineup with new electric compressor designs

T/CCI Manufacturing, a maker of compressor technology, including reciprocating, swash plate, wobble plate and variable compressors, is introducing a range of electric compressors for the heavy-duty and mass transport markets. T/CCI’s new compressors include high-voltage electric designs spanning 15 cc/24 V to 120 cc/850 V, with power ratings from 2 kW to 30 kW. The… Read more »

SK Innovation to invest in battery plant in Hungary

SK Innovation will invest $1.148 billion in SK Battery Hungary to build a new EV battery factory. The factory is expected to be constructed in Iváncsa, Hungary, and will have a production capacity of 30 GWh per year. The company’s first and second European plants are also located in Hungary, and the expected third plant… Read more »

Leclanché introduces modular, all-in-one EV battery system

Leclanché has developed a modular, all-in-one battery system optimized for powering new and retrofit hybrid and electric commercial vehicles. The INT-39 Energy HV pack is a fully integrated product comprised of Leclanché’s M2 battery modules and the company’s proprietary BMS. It also features built-in liquid cooling and thermal hazard protection. “INT-39 Energy is a high-energy,… Read more »

Infineon’s 650 V CoolSiC Hybrid Discrete supports bidirectional charging

Infineon‘s new 650 V CoolSiC Hybrid Discrete for Automotive contains a 50 A TRENCHSTOP 5 fast-switching IGBT and a CoolSiC Schottky diode. The combination supports bidirectional charging, making it suitable for fast-switching automotive applications such as onboard chargers, power factor correction, and DC-DC or DC-AC converters. Infineon says the integrated fast-switching 50 A IGBT enables… Read more »

FEV installs solar simulation test system in US Vehicle Development Center

FEV, a global provider of vehicle and powertrain development services, has upgraded its Vehicle Development Center (VDC) in Auburn Hills with a solar loading system. This upgrade expands FEV’s capabilities to support the development and certification of light- and medium-duty vehicles. The new solar loading system simulates natural sunlight in a controlled laboratory setting, allowing… Read more »

Marelli launches SiC power module for motorsport EVs

Global automotive supplier Marelli has launched a power module for motorsport EV applications. The module, which was completely developed in the company’s Corbetta (Italy) facility, is based on silicon carbide (SiC) technology and uses a new direct cooling solution.  The new module, called EDI (Enhanced Direct-cooling Inverter), was developed by Marelli Motorsport with the Fraunhofer… Read more »