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Advanced Material Solutions For Automotive Power Module Applications

In recent years, high power electronics have become one of the fastest growing market segments of the semiconductor industry. Power electronic modules used therein are typically operating at high voltage and high current density and must cope with high temperatures and harsh conditions. The demand for higher efficiency of electrical drive systems in e-mobility, meaning… Read more »

GKN Automotive’s new real-time test rig for EV driveline parts

GKN Automotive has introduced a new test rig designed for EV driveline parts such as side shafts. “Electric vehicles place different load dynamics on our driveline components, and this new rig allows us to accurately reproduce those to achieve an unprecedented level of testing,” says the Director of Product Technology at GKN Automotive, Mario Syhre…. Read more »

Mullen Automotive acquires Bollinger Motors

EV manufacturer Mullen Automotive has acquired a controlling interest in EV truck innovator Bollinger Motors. Mullen paid $148.2 million in cash and stock for a 60% controlling interest. Mullen says the acquisition will enable its entry into the market for medium-duty trucks (Classes 3-6), while also positioning Bollinger to capture the electric sport utility and… Read more »

Motiv Power Systems announces 6th-generation powertrain, 100 new orders

Motiv Power Systems, a manufacturer of medium-duty electric trucks and buses, has secured more than 100 new orders via California’s HVIP program, which offers point-of-purchase price reductions for fleet EV buyers. New customers include Cintas, FedEx, Aramark, Alsco, City Fresh and Great White Packaging. The orders include parcel delivery step vans, retail goods vehicles, municipal… Read more »

New automotive connector combines signal, power and data connectivity

Connector and sensor company TE Connectivity has launched a new automotive connector that combines signal, power and data connectivity into a single connector. It’s designed for applications in which low-voltage power, signal and data connectors for cameras, displays, antenna connections and sensors are running alongside each other. The Generation Y 68P Sealed Hybrid Inline Connector… Read more »

EV Architecture Design: The 800-Pound Gorilla for Automotive Engineers

There’s lots of excitement in the automobile industry today. We’re accelerating toward a new reality whereby the number of internal-combustion-engine cars on our roads will eventually be surpassed by electric vehicles. Electrification is creating a new sense of urgency for automakers and their suppliers as number of EV models produced, as well as consumer demand,… Read more »