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The Next Evolution in Multi-Functional Shift Systems for EVs

John Jennings, Director of Innovation and eMobility, Amsted Automotive The demands on Electric Vehicles (EV) powertrain systems continue to escalate to better meet customer needs – specially extended driving range and better overall driving dynamics – and Amsted Automotive is developing solutions to meet those needs. The latest evolution for next-generation EV drivetrain systems are…

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Interview: “In E-Mobility, Performance doesn’t have to be Expensive.”

How do you make e-mobility more affordable? At the CTI Symposium Berlin in December 2023, we caught up with Thorsten Jablonski, Head of Development & Product Management Volkswagen Group Components. As he sees it, there are several levers: for example battery technology, electric drives, and leaner processes in development and production. On the product side,…

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ElringKlinger MetaloBond™

ElringKlinger MetaloBond™ is a lamination stack technology using a full face glue system with high sealing capability to support direct rotor and stator cooling for increased e-motor performance. With increasing rotation speed and less installation space in advanced electric engine concepts, heat becomes more and more an issue.

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Multi-vehicle driveline fluids

A smart way to meet the service fill requirements of multiple OEM specifications. OEMs in North America are increasingly fitting stepped automatic transmissions with eight or more speeds into their light-duty vehicles as they look for fuel economy improvements. However, the wide variety of different types of transmissions in the light-duty parc means the number…

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More compact, more efficient, more sustainable, more affordable… what’s on your wish list for the perfect e-Drive?

Progress never stops. With electric drive technology evolving rapidly, developers can now meet customer requirements even more precisely and comprehensively, while higher efficiency also increases the performance and range of battery-electric drives. So what’s next? One thing’s for certain: With customers seeking more independence and flexibility, plug-in hybrid drives are staging a comeback.

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eS4500i: Highly Integrated Electric Drive Unit for Multiple Applications

Marco Silvestri, Chief Engineer, Dana Incorporated Across all our actions, we never lose sight of a guiding vision toward a zeroemissions future. This has powered our first-mover advantage in electrification. At Dana, we strategically invest in technical competence − designing, engineering, and manufacturing the components of a complete e-Propulsion system in-house. These innovations include efficient…

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JJE 2-Speed Electric Beam Axle for Medium Duty Truck

Ping Yu, CEO, Chief Engineer, Founder, Jing-Jin Electric Dr. Yang Cao, Transmission Senior Supervisor, Jing-Jin Electric The electrification of medium duty truck grows rapidly. JJE’s newest electric beam axle family can cover up to 11T (or class 6 in North America) trucks, including single-speed and  2-speed systems. Multiple advanced technologies are integrated into the electric…

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Overcoming Challenges to High-Speed Electric Motors

Craig Renneker, Vice President Innovation, AAM While the EV growth rate remains uncertain, there is little doubt that the use of automotive electric drive units must drastically increase to meet global climate objectives. This requires mass market acceptance across the full range of vehicles − size and price. A major enabler to reaching more customers…

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A Game-Changing Solution for OEMs and Tier 1 Suppliers:

Pressure Equalization Element Protects Transmissions During Water Crossings Volker Buchmann, Business Development Manager, Konzelmann In a world where extreme weather conditions and waterrelated challenges have become commonplace, the automotive industry faces a pivotal question: How can we equip vehicles for water crossings efficiently while saving time and resources? The answer lies in a groundbreaking innovation…

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JTEKT Ultra Compact Products for Further eAxle Improvement

Makoto NISHIJI, Chief Engineer Driveline CE Dep’t, Automotive Business Unit, JTEKT Corporation JTEKT contribution for e-Drive system The automotive industry is developing technologies to respond to the once-in-a-century transformation for realizing a carbon-neutral, recycling-oriented, safe and comfortable society. As the powertrains of automobiles become electrified, the requirements for the e-motor based driveline systems and units…

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