Posts Tagged: BorgWarner

Chinese EV maker to use BorgWarner’s iDM e-axle in upcoming vehicle

Michigan-based parts supplier BorgWarner has announced a partnership with an unnamed Chinese EV maker to supply its fully-integrated e-axle, the iDM, for an upcoming EV. This partnership is BorgWarner’s first iDM project in China. The automaker expects the EV to go into mass production in 2021. BorgWarner’s e-axle system integrates the power electronics, transmission, and… Read more »

BorgWarner’s new dual-clutch system enables torque vectoring with a single motor

BorgWarner has developed a system that can enable EVs to use torque vectoring with just one electric motor instead of the traditional two. The Michigan-based parts supplier says its solution is cost-effective, light and compact. The company will start producing the system in the first half of 2022 for an unnamed auto manufacturer. Traditional torque-vectoring… Read more »

BorgWarner unveils new onboard battery charger

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… Read more »

BorgWarner acquires Rinehart Motion Systems and AM Racing to form Cascadia Motion supplying specialty EV applications

Automotive supplier BorgWarner has acquired two Oregon-based companies specializing in EV technology: Rinehart Motion Systems and AM Racing. The two newly acquired companies will be merged into a single company called Cascadia Motion. Cascadia Motion will target customers with low-volume, specialty EV applications. Before the acquisition, Rinehart Motion Systems developed propulsion inverters and controls for… Read more »

BorgWarner releases new integrated eAxle

Automotive parts supplier BorgWarner is releasing an integrated axle called iDM. The modular eAxle contains a transmission, electric motor and power electronics. The iDM is available in three versions and can be integrated into the front or rear axles of passenger and light commercial vehicles. The iDM’s integrated power electronics are designed to allow for a… Read more »

BorgWarner develops exhaust heat recovery system for hybrids and PHEVs

Auto tech specialist BorgWarner has developed an exhaust heat recovery system (EHRS) for hybrids and PHEVs that’s designed to reduce engine warm-up time. Because the EHRS reduces the time an engine is running cold, it also reduces emissions and can increase fuel economy by up to 8.5%, according to BorgWarner. Production will begin later this… Read more »

BorgWarner cabin heater extends driving range for new EV

BorgWarner has announced that it will supply its high-voltage positive temperature coefficient (PTC) cabin heating technology for an unspecified new EV model from a global automaker. BorgWarner’s technology is designed to provide rapid cabin heating while making the most efficient possible use of energy in order to conserve battery power. Unlike legacy vehicles, EVs don’t… Read more »

BorgWarner to acquire Sevcon for $200 million

Auto supply giant BorgWarner plans to acquire Sevcon, a manufacturer of controls and battery chargers for electric and hybrid vehicles. Subject to shareholders’ approval, BorgWarner will acquire all of Sevcon’s common stock for $22 per share in cash, for an expected total price of $200 million. Sevcon’s products control on- and off-road vehicle speed and… Read more »

Chinese production EV to use BorgWarner’s integrated electric drive module

BorgWarner’s electric drive module (eDM) with integrated eGearDrive transmission will be used in two pure EVs from a major Chinese automaker. Production is expected to begin in summer 2017. BorgWarner’s eDM provides primary or secondary propulsion for pure electric or P4-type hybrid vehicles. The electric motor and transmission are integrated into one housing, making installation… Read more »

Xtrac’s new EV transmission system features dual motors with torque vectoring

Xtrac’s new P1227 gearbox family was developed to address the growing demand for single-speed, lightweight EV transmissions. It can be integrated with motors from BorgWarner, GKN and YASA, all of which worked with Xtrac to integrate their technologies into the transmission. The P1227’s dual electric motors provide inherent torque vectoring capabilities, and the system is… Read more »