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Sion Power to provide lithium-sulfur batteries for Airbus high-altitude aircraft

Sion Power Corporation has signed a three-year agreement to supply its proprietary lithium-sulfur batteries for use in Airbus Defence and Space’s Zephyr High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) aircraft. The HAPS is an aircraft that stays aloft for long periods of time, allowing it to perform many of the functions of a satellite, but more flexibly and… Read more »

2024 Polestar 2 offers more power, more range and—surprise—lower emissions

Polestar (Nasdaq: PSNY) has given its Polestar 2 five-door fastback a major update for 2024, including new electric motors, rear-wheel drive, more battery capacity and—believe it or not, lower emissions. “With the new model year Polestar 2, we upgraded substantial tech and mechanical components of the electric drivetrain,” says Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath. “This is… Read more »

ENC’s new buses to use propulsion and power management systems from BAE

US-based bus manufacturer ENC, a subsidiary of the REV Group, will use propulsion and power management technology from BAE Systems in its new battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell transit buses. BAE Systems will supply its Gen3 power inverters and electric motors, Modular Power Control System (MPCS) and Modular Accessory Power System (MAPS) to ENC for… Read more »

Punch Powertrain and Stellantis to produce e-transmissions at a second plant in Europe

Punch Powertrain and Stellantis have agreed to expand their existing manufacturing partnership by adding another manufacturing site. The 50/50 joint venture, called Punch Powertrain PSA e-Transmissions Assembly, manufactures electrified dual-clutch transmissions (eDCT/DT2) for Stellantis’s next generation of mild hybrid and plug-in hybrid models. A manufacturing site in Metz, France began producing electrified transmissions in late… Read more »

PPM’s new cold plates bring integrated cooling to power conversion systems

Power electronics distributor PPM Power has developed cold plates that offer integrated cooling of power modules, DC link capacitors and busbars for power conversion systems. The new cold plates have been designed to meet specific customer requirements for thermal performance and pressure drop. Customers can choose from a range of standard Power Ring capacitors and… Read more »

BASF says its Ultramid polymer meets heat and corrosion protection requirements for EV powertrains

With the development of its heat-stabilized Ultramid B3PG6 BK23238, BASF is expanding its product portfolio of polyamides for the high temperature range. The new P-stabilization offers a heat resistance of up to 190° C and prevents galvanic corrosion on electrical components due to its low-halogenide and metal-free stabilization. The polyamide, reinforced with 30% glass fibers,… Read more »

AEM’s new control board increases Tesla Drive Unit’s power in EV conversions

AEM EV plans to release a comprehensive control system for EV conversions using a Tesla Large Drive Unit (LDU) Base Drive that increases horsepower over the factory output. AEM’s Inverter Control Board was co-developed with Cascadia Motion, a maker of EV propulsion systems, and is intended to be combined with AEM EV’s VCU200 vehicle control… Read more »

Toyota announces new EV platform, revamped version of fuel cell-powered Mirai

Toyota has announced that it will someday release a preview of a possible electric SUV for the European market. Details are “to be announced in the coming months.” The unnamed “preview model” will be based on Toyota’s new e-TNGA platform. The new platform is designed to be easily adaptable for a range of vehicle types—some… Read more »

Envision’s EV ARC provides solar-powered DC fast charging along rural California corridor

California’s official goal is to install 250,000 public chargers, including 10,000 DC fast chargers, by 2025. Charging stations are especially needed in rural areas, to facilitate long-distance travel, but providing grid power to remote locations can be prohibitively expensive. That’s where San Diego-based Envision Solar’s EV ARC comes in. The EV ARC is a solar-powered… Read more »

Henkel introduces liquid gap filler for automotive and power conversion electronics

Henkel has announced the debut of its latest thermal interface material (TIM), Bergquist Gap Filler TGF 7000. The liquid TIM combines high thermal conductivity of 7.0 W/mK with a dispensing speed of 18 grams per second. The material is designed for applications such as advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), power conversion systems, electric pumps and electronic… Read more »