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AxleTech, TM4 to make motor-integrated axles

AxleTech e-axle

Companies, from Michigan and Quebec, will develop heavy-duty axles with integrated electric motors Michigan-based AxleTech International has announced a partnership with Canada’s TM4 which will see the two develop integrated electric axles (e-axles) for heavy-duty vehicles. The former produces provides heavy-duty drivetrain systems and components to OEMs and the aftermarket …

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Williams reveals lightweight EV platform

Williams Advanced Engineering lightweight EV platform

UK engineering firm develops lightweight and scalable EV architecture With electrification becoming a new priority for the British automotive and motorsport industries, a wave of new technologies and projects are gaining traction – and Williams Advanced Engineering is a name that pops up in connection with quite a number of them. …

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GKN to build new driveline production facility in Japan

GKN Nagoya plant

New factory in Tokoname City will replace Nagoya plant and supply increased demand for electrification technologies in Asia GKN Driveline plans to construct a new manufacturing facility in Tokoname City, Japan. The new site will replace an older plant, reportedly representing “a substantial technological upgrade” of the company’s local capabilities. …

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GKN to reveal next-generation EV driveline

GKN e-Axle

The new eAxle system is an integrated unit that features torque vectoring capability and efficient transmission. The all-new electric axle concept will be revealed at the 67th Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) on Tuesday September 12. GKN Driveline’s new ‘eTwinsterX’ system is adaptable to any vehicle type – front-wheel drive, …

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