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Manufacturer Henkel to support e-mobility

Henkel's products can find multiple uses in an electric motor

Henkel manufactures a number of different chemicals that can be used to make EV parts German manufacturer Henkel will support large-scale manufacturing of safe and reliable electric drive systems by investing in new technologies and products. Henkel aims to play a decisive role in the electric vehicle revolution, helping customers …

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Cummins to acquire Efficient Drivetrains

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The move is the latest in Cummins’ plan to increase its electric power business Cummins Inc. is acquiring Silicon Valley-based Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), which designs and produces hybrid and fully-electric power solutions for commercial markets. Adding EDI to the Cummins portfolio is the latest step forward in Cummins’ efforts …

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Dana and Hydro-Quebec ink joint venture

Dana Spicer Transmission R&D Centre – Bruges, Belgium

Under the JV arrangement, Hydro-Québec subsidiary TM4 will become Dana’s source for electric motors, power inverters, and control systems. Dana Incorporated and Hydro-Québec have announced a joint-venture partnership in which TM4 Inc., a subsidiary of Hydro-Québec, will become Dana’s source for electric motors, power inverters, and control systems. As part …

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ABB to power new Virgin Voyages cruise ship fleet with highest energy efficiency

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ABB to supply the complete electric power and propulsion package for the Virgin Voyages’ new fleet The initial Virgin Voyages vessel, due for delivery in 2020, will be the first of a fleet of three innovative ships designed and built with environmental responsibility in mind. Each of the 110,000 gross …

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SKF and Romax host the first eDSIM conference

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SKF and Romax Technology will host the first electric Driveline SIMulation (eDSIM) conference, taking place on September 25-26 in Germany Sweden’s SKF and UK’s Romax have developed simulation programmes that reproduce the drive train as a complete system, taking all interactions into account. The companies share the notion that simulation-led …

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BVG orders electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro buses

An electric Mercedes-Benz Citaro

BVG has ordered 15 electric buses from Mercedes-Benz Germany’s largest bus operator and transport authority, Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), has ordered 15 fully electric-powered Mercedes-Benz Citaros to ‘enter the electric era’, just months before the product makes its official international debut. Head of Daimler Buses Till Oberwörder said: “We are very pleased …

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