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BorgWarner begins eMotor rotor and stator production for XPeng Motors

The product will be used on the X9 MPV, as well as XPeng’s next electric B-class sedan beginning in Q3 2024.

GM invests in Niron Magnetics for EV motor magnets

GM will co-develop sustainable magnets with Niron Magnetics using iron nitride for potential use in future GM EV motors.

Niron Magnetics Investment
ZF develops magnet-free electric motor

ZF’s magnet-free I2SM electric motor offers efficiency, a compact design and versatile EV applications.

Mahle unveils technology kit for electric motors

The kit for electric motors combines two of Mahle’s benchmark motors.

General Motors to invest in EV drive unit production in Toledo

General Motors is set to invest $760 million at its Toledo, Ohio propulsion manufacturing operations to prepare the facility for the production of drive units that will be used in future Ultium-battery electric trucks, including the Silverado, Sierra and Hummer EVs. Toledo Propulsion Systems will be GM’s first U.S. powertrain or propulsion-related manufacturing facility transformed

Mahle premiers its SCT electric motor

Mahle recently presented its SCT (Superior Continuous Torque) electric motor at IAA Transportation 2022. This new motor solves a dilemma common to many electric motors: the great discrepancy between continuous and peak power. While previous electric motors can produce their peak power only for a short time and then drop to about 60-70%, the company

BorgWarner to provide eMotors, inverters for Chinese EVs

BorgWarner says it has been selected to provide high-voltage hairpin (HVH) eMotors for “a leading electric vehicle brand in China.” BorgWarner wasn’t specific as to which company it is referring to. The company says the eMotors will be used in the company’s second-generation 800V propulsion system platform. The vehicle model equipped with this platform is

BorgWarner acquires Santroll’s light vehicle eMotor business

BorgWarner Inc. has completed its acquisition of Santroll Automotive Components, a carve-out of Santroll’s eMotor business. The acquisition is expected to strengthen BorgWarner’s vertical integration, scale, and portfolio breadth in light vehicle e-motors while allowing for increased speed to market, the company says. Based in Tianjin, China, Santroll designs and manufactures hairpin and concentrated-winding technology

MAE delivers first of three BEV test stands

Mustang Advanced Engineering (MAE), a manufacturer of testing equipment, dynamometers and related products, has announced that the company delivered the first of three functional test stands for a “major original equipment manufacturer of battery electric vehicles (BEV).” The company says the BEV manufacturer contacted MAE to design and build three different pieces of testing equipment:

Magna all-electric powertrain to debut in 2022

The EtelligentReach achieves a range increase of up to 90 miles, or 30% compared to certain production BEVs in this segment, the company says.

Hybrid and all-electric vehicle powertrain testing

The technology is out there to ensure proper testing and realization of the energy efficiency benefits promised by hybrid and electric vehicles.

A guide to EV greases

You could find up to 100 electrical motors on an EV, so using the right lubrication is crucial in these vehicles.