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Posts Tagged: DENSO

Lilium teams with Honeywell and DENSO to manufacture motor for electric Lilium Jet

Lilium, the developer of an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) jet, has partnered with Honeywell and DENSO, who will co-develop and manufacture the electric motor that will power the Lilium Jet’s engines. Honeywell, which invested in Lilium in 2021, is already developing the Lilium Jet’s avionics and flight control systems. Honeywell also has an… Read more »

Toyota bZ4X to use new eAxle from AISIN, BluE Nexus and DENSO

Electric drivetrain manufacturer AISIN has teamed up with BluE Nexus and DENSO to develop an eAxle for the new Toyota bZ4X. Japan-based BluE Nexus is an electric drivetrain module and electric systems company. DENSO is an automotive component supplier that AISIN says has “developed and produced more than 20 million inverters since the launch of… Read more »

DENSO buys a stake in e-mobility startup Envoy

Auto component supplier DENSO has taken a stake in Envoy Technologies, a California startup that offers mobility services to the commercial real estate (CRE) industry. Through the investment, DENSO aims to create new revenue streams by offering the benefits of Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) to businesses. Founded in 2017, Envoy partners with CRE industry leaders to offer… Read more »

Toyota and DENSO to form semiconductor R&D company

Toyota and automotive components manufacturing giant DENSO will establish a joint venture for research and development of in-vehicle semiconductors. Slated to launch in April 2020, the new company will conduct research on the basic structure and processing techniques of next-generation semiconductors, including power modules for EVs and monitoring sensors for automated vehicles. DENSO will maintain… Read more »

DENSO to produce EV inverters in Maryville, Tennessee

DENSO, an enormous automotive supplier with headquarters in Japan and 220 facilities in 35 countries, plans to produce a next-generation inverter for US OEMs at its plant in Maryville, Tennessee. The Maryville location will be the site of one billion dollars of new investment in electrification, connectivity and safety products over the next few years…. Read more »

DENSO invests in Infineon, citing increased importance of semiconductors

Global automotive supplier DENSO has taken a stake In Infineon Technologies, a company that makes in-vehicle semiconductor products, including microcomputers for control applications, semiconductor sensors and other components for electrified vehicles. The Triple Trend of vehicle electrification, autonomy and connectivity is driving increased demand for semiconductor products, so DENSO aims to increase its expertise in… Read more »

Mazda, Denso and Toyota to jointly develop EV tech for multiple vehicle segments

Mazda, Denso and Toyota have signed a contract to jointly develop basic structural technologies for EVs. The three companies have also decided to establish a new company consisting of selected engineers from each company to ensure the efficient implementation of the new projects. The companies say that the huge investments and time required to cover… Read more »

New report examines Chinese battery management system market

The Battery Management System (BMS) is a key component of any plug-in or hybrid vehicle, and China is rapidly developing as a major market for “new energy” vehicles. Many in the auto industry are sure to find the topic of this new report from China Market Research Reports timely. Global and China Power Battery Management… Read more »

Silicon carbide power semiconductors improve hybrid fuel efficiency

Toyota and Denso have collaborated to develop a silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor for use in power control units (PCUs). Using SiC power semiconductors, Toyota aims to improve hybrid fuel efficiency by 10 percent and reduce PCU size by 80 percent, compared to current PCUs with silicon-only semiconductors. The PCU is a critical component of… Read more »

DENSO begins field test of wireless battery charging system

Global automotive supplier DENSO is beginning a ten-month field test of its wireless battery charging system in Toyota City, Japan. The test is intended to identify any potential operational issues and look at ways to enhance the convenience of wireless charging. For the test, DENSO has equipped a delivery truck with a power receiver that… Read more »