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Integral eDrive partners with McLaren and Hewland on new electric axle system

The Integral e-Drive division of Integral Powertrain has collaborated with McLaren Applied Technologies and Hewland Engineering to design a new electric axle system. The CTU-400 e-axle features integrated inverter technology from McLaren, two 200 kW permanent magnet motors from Integral e-Drive, and two reduction gear sets for torque vectoring from Hewland. The self-contained CTU-400 is… Read more »

ABB’s Terra HPC can add 124 miles of range in 8 minutes

Swiss electronics giant ABB will launch what it claims is the world’s fastest EV charger at the upcoming Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle Event at Millbrook, Bedfordshire, UK. The Terra HPC (High Power Charger) can add 124 miles to a vehicle’s range in only 8 minutes. The company initially developed it for Electrify America, which is… Read more »

New Flyer wins contract for 40 electric buses in Montréal and Laval

Montréal and the nearby suburb of Laval intend to electrify their bus fleets – the Société de Transport de Montréal (STM) and the Société de Transport de Laval (STL) have committed to buy only electric buses after 2025. The two transit agencies have awarded New Flyer Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group, a contract… Read more »

char.gy secures contract to install London lamp post charging stations

Suburban dwellers can easily install EV chargers in their garages or driveways, but for millions of apartment-dwellers who rely on street parking, the problem of charging is a major obstacle to buying an EV. In London, 78% of households have no private parking spaces. A startup called char.gy has a possible solution: installing chargers in… Read more »

Blink charging stations earn Energy Star certification

Miami Beach-based Blink Charging (NASDAQ: BLNK) has earned Energy Star certification for its 80-amp network-connected charging stations. Business owners deploying these chargers will be eligible for Energy Star-related government grants and tax incentives. The Energy Star certification, which so far only a handful of the hundreds of charging stations on the market have earned, is… Read more »

A closer look at DC-DC converters

As far as we know, all EVs in production by major automakers use a conventional lead-acid battery for the 12 V system (surprising, but true – more on why in a bit) and this battery needs charging, just as it does in an ICE vehicle. While you could hang an alternator off the traction motor… Read more »

2019 Jaguar I-PACE: An apex brand pounces on the electric crossover scene

Believe it or not, we may have a BEV SUV turf war on our hands. Many of the major automakers have announced plans to produce all-electric crossovers, including Mercedes, Volvo, Hyundai, Kia and Volkswagen – not to mention the onslaught startups like SF Motors, Faraday Future, Byton and Rivian. The all-electric Audi e-tron SUV is… Read more »

Midtronics sells Stationary Power Division to focus on automotive market

In order to focus on the global transportation market, battery management specialist Midtronics has sold its Stationary Power Division (SPD) to Franklin Electric. The SPD will be combined with Franklin Electric’s Electric Grid Solutions division and will provide the same contact information for product service and support. “The divestiture of the Stationary Power Division enables us… Read more »