Posts Tagged: Eaton

Eaton launches new line of differentials for electrified vehicles

The Vehicle Group of power management company Eaton has launched a new lineup of differentials for electrified vehicles that it says offer comparable performance to those of legacy ICE  vehicles. Eaton says its Traction Control family of differentials can provide improved traction in adverse conditions and improved stability while trailering.  The company offers a full… Read more »

Eaton to supply DC-DC converters for new electric semi

Power management company Eaton will supply its 24-to-12-volt DC-DC converter for use in a commercial heavy-duty EV that will go on sale in the North American and Chinese markets later this year. The converter will power accessories such as anti-lock brakes and lighting. “DC-DC converters are an essential part of our eMobility product portfolio, and… Read more »

Eaton power distribution technology to be used in new EV platform

Power management company Eaton’s eMobility business has secured a contract to supply power distribution units (PDUs) and Bussmann series fuses to a global vehicle manufacturer for use in a new light-duty commercial EV. “Eaton’s experience and application of fuse and circuit protection technology allowed for PDU integration at levels others could not match,” said Eaton… Read more »

Eaton launches e-drive gearing design services

Eaton has announced that its Vehicle Group is developing EV gearing solutions, drawing on its experience in producing transmissions and contract-manufactured gear sets for passenger and commercial vehicles. The company’s new technology complements its eMobility power electronics portfolio in the EV powertrain market. “We are partnering with OEM customers to leverage our expertise in simulation,… Read more »

Free Webinar: Next generation circuit protection in EVs

The vehicle electrification era is here, bringing with it a wave of innovative technologies and exponential advancements. However, there are important safety implications to be considered as power, voltages, and charging rates are increasing. To learn more about next-generation circuit protection in EVs, tune in to this webinar presented by Eaton. The session will be… Read more »

Eaton’s new Flex Power Distribution Unit for EVs

The e-mobility business of power management company Eaton has launched the Flex Power Distribution Unit (PDU) for high-voltage EVs. The Flex PDU is designed to protect vehicle power electronics from short circuits, crashes and system faults. Features of the Flex PDU include: Isolation detection Voltage and current sensing Precharge functionality High-voltage interlock Circuit protection and… Read more »

Eaton launches transmission for heavy-duty EVs

The e-mobility business of power management company Eaton has launched a four-speed transmission for heavy-duty commercial EVs. Designed for Class 7 and 8 vehicles, the new transmission features fine-pitch helical gears and low-noise operation. Eaton said its new gearbox does not have a clutch and is synchronized via the traction motor. The transmission is scheduled… Read more »

Eaton launches Breaktor high-voltage protection device for EVs

Power management company Eaton has launched a high-voltage circuit protection device called Breaktor. The new circuit protection device for EVs combines the function of fuses, pyro switches and contactors into one solution for high-power battery and inverter systems. Breaktor features less than 5-millisecond actuation up to 1,000 volts and 30,000 amps. The device is also… Read more »

Eaton’s new supercapacitor offers increased voltage

Power management company Eaton has released a next-generation XLR-51 supercapacitor module, extending the MLR module line to 51.3 V and 188 F. Designed for rugged applications, each module includes integrated cell voltage management circuity, over-voltage alarm, and a temperature output. The XLR supercapacitor modules are comprised of 18 individual XL60 supercapacitor cells. The 48 V… Read more »