Posts Tagged: UQM Technologies

UQM Technologies to be acquired by Danfoss

UQM Technologies, a manufacturer of electric motors, generators, power electronic controllers and fuel cell compressors for commercial vehicles, has entered into a merger agreement with Danfoss Power Solutions, a subsidiary of privately-owned Danish conglomerate Danfoss, which manufactures hydraulic systems, drives, motors, and components for the automotive, aerospace and energy industries. Danfoss will acquire UQM in… Read more »

Meritor selects UQM as a supplier for its 14Xe axle system for commercial vehicles

Michigan-based Meritor, a supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicles, has chosen motor maker UQM Technologies as a strategic supplier for its 14Xe electric axle system for the medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicle market. Meritor and UQM have worked together for over a year to develop this new technology, which includes… Read more »

The new LightningElectric conversion package for the Ford Transit

Loveland, Colorado-based Lightning Systems is accepting pre-orders for its new LightningElectric conversion package for the Ford Transit. Deliveries will begin in early 2018. The product will be available first on heavy-duty Transits with a 10,360-pound gross vehicle weight rating. Conversions and service are performed by Ford QVM-certified upfitters and dealers. Installation can be completed in… Read more »

Sinotruk orders UQM’s Powerphase DT systems

Motor maker UQM Technologies and Chinese truck builder Sinotruk recently announced a stock purchase and joint venture agreement under which the companies will join forces to manufacture and sell electric propulsion systems in China. Now Sinotruk has made an initial purchase of UQM’s PowerPhase DT systems for implementation and evaluation in its commercial vehicles. This… Read more »

UQM partners with Chinese commercial vehicle manufacturer

Motor maker UQM Technologies (NYSE MKT: UQM) has entered into a stock purchase agreement with China National Heavy Duty Truck Group (CNHTC) through its subsidiary Sinotruk. CNHTC will acquire 34% of UQM’s stock, and the two companies will create a joint venture to manufacture and sell electric propulsion systems in China. Sinotruk expects to be… Read more »

Wuzhoulong’s Chinese e-bus uses UQM drive system

Shenzhen Wuzhoulong Motors has unveiled a 12-meter bus for the China market, powered by an electric drive system from UQM Technologies (NYSE MKT: UQM). UQM’s PowerPhase DT HD250 propulsion system includes a 2-speed Eaton transmission and delivers peak power of 250 kW and torque of 3050 Nm. Wuzhoulong has delivered nearly 3,000 new energy buses,… Read more »

UQM and Meritor to develop new electric axle systems for commercial vehicles

Motor maker UQM Technologies (NYSE MKT: UQM) and Michigan-based Meritor have signed a 30-month development agreement for E-axle technology. Meritor will develop integrated axle components, which will be combined with UQM’s motor and inverter technology and hardware to create a new product called the Meritor and UQM Electric Axle System for the medium- and heavy-duty… Read more »

ITL orders 300 UQM PowerPhasePro 135 e-Drive systems

UQM Technologies (NYSE MKT: UQM) has received an order from Chinese supplier ITL for 300 PowerPhasePro 135 e-drive propulsion systems. UQM’s PowerPhase Pro 135 provides peak torque of 340 N·m (251 lb-ft), peak power of 135 kW and continuous power of 80 kW. ITL, based in Beijing, will be supplying the electric drivetrain system for… Read more »

Turnkey drivetrains: UQM, Eaton and Pi Innovo collaborate to help build better heavy-duty EVs

We write about electric buses a lot at Charged. That’s because, as our July/August cover story pointed out, we think that e-buses will inevitably become the top choice for cities and municipalities. This could happen a lot quicker than many people realize, and some have predicted that transit buses will be the first segment in… Read more »