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Posts Tagged: MAHLE

New MAHLE/Allotrope battery tech combines supercapacitors and lithium-carbon cells

MAHLE Powertrain and Allotrope Energy have unveiled a new battery technology for small EVs that combines supercapacitors with lithium-ion batteries in order to offer ultra-fast charging coupled with good power density. The two companies considered how an electric moped could be powered by an inexpensive, small-capacity battery that could be recharged between stops in as… Read more »

MAHLE’s new condenser keeps EV batteries cool during fast charging

MAHLE has introduced a new condenser for EVs that’s designed to ensure the battery is cooled during fast charging, protecting it from thermal damage. MAHLE’s new condenser also provides passenger compartment cooling capacity.  “Battery cooling is crucial for the performance of electric vehicles. In developing our new condenser, we were able to draw on our… Read more »

MAHLE opens battery module testing and development facility

MAHLE Powertrain has opened a new facility for the extensive testing of EV battery modules. The facility, based at the company’s Northampton technical center, enables the strip-down and disassembly of modules and compact vehicle batteries for post-test assessment, and provides a climate-controlled environment to carry out real-world simulated testing with the aim of streamlining the… Read more »

MAHLE launches new modular hybrid drive

Automotive parts manufacturer MAHLE has launched the Modular Hybrid Powertrain (MMHP), a fully integrated plug-in hybrid drive that incorporates a 2- or 3-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine. The MMHP is designed for hybrid applications in vehicles from B-segment to J-segment SUVs. The MMHP’s dual-mode hybrid arrangement allows for flexible vehicle operation and NVH behavior, according to… Read more »

MAHLE’s new battery housing delivers same power from 40% smaller batteries

MAHLE has developed a new battery housing concept with integrated thermal management designed to increase rapid charging capability and vehicle range. MAHLE claims the new housing allows manufacturers to use batteries that are about 40% smaller, which not only reduces the CO2 footprint of the EV, but also lowers the demand for raw battery materials…. Read more »

MAHLE launches oil management module for EVs

Automotive supplier MAHLE has developed a new oil management module for EVs. The module includes a filter, electric oil pumps, and a thermostat. MAHLE’s new module features a lightweight design, minimal pressure losses and low package constraints. The pressure-side filtration concept offers flexibility in the type, size, and power rating of the pump, reducing the… Read more »

MAHLE installs chargeBIG centralized charging system at Stuttgart Airport

Automotive supplier MAHLE is installing its chargeBIG charging system, and 110 charging points, at the Stuttgart Airport. chargeBIG is a centralized, scalable charging infrastructure for short-term parking lots and fleet operators. The system is designed to decrease bottlenecks in the power supply by dynamically managing the electric load. The chargeBIG chargers allow for single-phase AC… Read more »

MAHLE licenses wireless EV charging technology from WiTricity

Automotive supplier MAHLE announced that it has licensed magnetic resonance wireless charging technology from WiTricity. “With the acquisition of licenses for WiTricity’s magnetic resonance technology, we’re now progressing to the concrete development stage,” said MAHLE’s Otmar Scharrer. “This will involve our expertise in control electronics, software, and thermal management. In the development of our solution,… Read more »