Posts Tagged: Drive System Design

Drive System Design’s software tool identifies optimal EV powertrain

Drive System Design (DSD), a specialist in the rapid engineering and development of electrified propulsion systems, has enhanced its proprietary Electrified Powertrain Optimization Process (ePOP). This software-based tool is designed to help e-mobility providers swiftly identify the propulsion systems that best fit their specific needs. DSD says its comprehensive analysis tool can quickly review tens… Read more »

Drive System Design expands electrified powertrain test facilities

EV powertrain engineering specialist Drive System Design (DSD) has announced a strategic expansion of its test facilities, adding two additional test cells for high-performance hybrids and EVs.  The first of the new facilities can deliver input torque up to 2,500 Nm at 2,100 rpm, 525 kW at 7,000 rpm, and 350 kW at 1,100 V… Read more »

nanoFluidX models lubrication flow to reduce drivetrain drag losses

Engineering consultancy Drive System Design (DSD) has partnered with software specialists Altair and FluiDyna to develop and enhance nanoFluidX, a computer modelling technique that is used to analyze lubrication flow. DSD uses nanoFluidX to reduce drivetrain drag losses, which the company says represent the largest energy draw on the battery pack at speeds up to… Read more »

Consortium to test multi-ratio EV transmissions in Range Rover Evoque

The Range Rover Evoque compact SUV will be the platform for a £16 million research program supported by the UK’s Technology Strategy Board. The Evoque_E program will investigate the benefits of high-speed motors and multi-speed transmissions for hybrid and electric vehicles. The project will build three development vehicles based on Land Rover’s new Range Rover… Read more »