Spicer SmartConnect AWD Disconnect Technology
Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) is showcasing technologies from its Spicer Electrified portfolio of integrated motor, control, and e-drive technologies, as well as thermal management products for electric and hybrid vehicles, at Auto Shanghai 2017.
On display is Dana’s new Spicer electric motor-driven gearbox, which is engineered to deliver better acceleration and higher torque in high-speed EVs.
AWD Crossover Vehicle
Dana is also collaborating with automotive manufacturers to develop all-wheel-drive (AWD) e-axles. Dana’s new Spicer Helios e-axles for electric transit buses and city delivery vehicles, which feature a fully integrated motor and gear box, are planned for launch in 2018.
Dana also offers an extensive range of thermal-management products for electric and hybrid vehicles, including aluminum integrated cooling plates that ensure the performance and reliability of insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) switches.
“Chinese auto buyers purchased almost half of all the plug-in electric vehicles sold in the world last year, and Chinese officials have set ambitious goals for the further adoption of hybrid- and electric-powered vehicles in the decades ahead,” said Bob Pyle, President of Dana Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies. “With over 25 years of supplying innovations to the Chinese vehicle industry and a proven range of technologies that improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions, Dana is ideally positioned to help OEMs as they design vehicle programs for the future.”
Electric Vehicle Gearbox