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YASA launches new series of motor controllers

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YASA’s new controllers are designed to work with EVs YASA, the world’s leading manufacturer of axial-flux electric motors, has announced availability of the first in a new series of motor controllers (inverters) for propulsion and generation applications in pure electric and hybrid vehicles. The new Si400 controller delivers 200 kVA …

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Lightning Systems debuts new all-electric Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus and Cutaway models

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Lightning Systems new drivetrain can provide a 110-mile range Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, has announced new battery-electric powertrain options for the Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus and Ford E-450 Cutaway. The new Lightning Electric models for the Ford E-450 will be available in 14,500-pound …

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EDI reveals new school bus drivetrain

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The new EV drivetrain rounds out EDI’s North American school bus portfolio Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions, has announced the availability of its EDI PowerDrive 4000ev, ideally suited for Type-A school buses. The Class-4 offering rounds …

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Efficient Drivetrains receives PHEV bus order for city of Kunming

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Efficient Drivetrains receives order for 30 PHEV bus drivetrain systems from Chinese city Kunming Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions, announced that they have received a production order for PHEV bus drivetrain systems from the city of Kunming, …

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BMW to put €200 million into Battery Cell Competence Centre

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BMW Group has announced details of its upcoming electric drivetrain and will invest €200 million in a new Battery Cell Competence Centre. BMW Group has announced some of its spending plans on electrification technologies over the next four years. Specifically, the interdisciplinary Battery Cell Competence Centre, opening early in 2019 …

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GKN to reveal next-generation EV driveline

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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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