Automotive parts supplier BorgWarner has released a silicon carbide onboard battery charger that is compatible with 400, 600 and 800 V systems. It accepts AC inputs with 7.4 kW, 11 kW, and 22 kW power ratings. Optional DC-to-DC converter rating integration from 2.3 kW to 3.6 kW is available.
“Our technical center is dedicated to designing onboard battery chargers that are uncompromisingly suitable for the global electric and hybrid vehicle markets,” said BorgWarner President Joel Wiegert. “Our latest offering with its silicon carbide technology provides maximum power conversion efficiency, thus saving energy and delivering an extended range.”