BorgWarner’s integrated drive module (iDM) was selected by the Hyundai Motor Group for its power electric system, which will be used in the upcoming A-segment electric vehicle production, planned to start in mid-2023.
BorgWarner’s iDM146 operates at 400V and has a peak power of 135 kW. The transmission technology offers smooth and quiet operation, and the electric motor uses High Voltage Hairpin technology, the company says. Overall drive system weight and space are reduced by integrating the gearbox, a 400V silicon inverter and the motor with a compact, 146mm stator outer diameter. The iDM146 also offers a scalable and modular inverter designs.
With its electric motor, gearbox and integrated power electronics, BorgWarner’s new iDM supports global automakers producing cleaner and more efficient vehicles, the company says.