Dana strengthens electrification capabilities – sets up production in India
September 11, 2020Dana Incorporated plans to set up a 4’600 square metre facility in Pune, India, that will produce Dana TM4 low- to high-voltage electric motors, inverters, and vehicle control units.
Delphi secures major power electronics business win
September 10, 2020The provider of automotive propulsion systems announces that it has secured a major Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) electrification business, driving profitable long-term growth.
Magna expands its powertrain business in Slovakia
August 27, 2020Mobility solutions company Magma says that it will expand its powertrain business with a new facility in Kechnec, Slovakia, the first powertrain metalforming solutions plant for the company in Europe.
Manz receives another production line order from Akasol
August 26, 2020Manz AG has received the second tranche of an order from the German company AKASOL AG for assembly lines to produce lithium-ion battery modules.
Avoiding the hidden costs of isolation design
August 25, 2020Electric content is on the rise, that is a fact. And with that fact, or trend as some likes to put it, comes a need for isolation among electrical components and systems; but how does one manage project risk with next-gen solutions?
Elkem selects site for potential battery materials plant in Norway
August 19, 2020Elkem, a Norwegian supplier of silicon-based advanced materials, is currently looking into the possibility of setting up a large scale plant for battery graphite production in its native home. And now, a site has been selected for this potential venture.
Vitesco supplies the drive control unit for VW's ID.3 electric car
August 17, 2020Electric mobility is gaining momentum with a multitude of new models set to hit the road over the next few months – and Vitesco Technologies is at the center of the action on one major electric car platform: the Volkswagen ID.3, with the key drive control unit.
CATL to guarantee high-volume battery supply to Mercedes-Benz
August 07, 2020Mercedes-Benz and CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited) have entered the next stage of their partnership which will focus on the creation of battery technology to support the high-volume electrification of the car makers portfolio.
Battery manufacturer raises $1.6 billion in debt financing
July 29, 2020Swedish battery manufacturer, Northvolt, has signed a USD 1.6 billion debt raise provided by a consortium of commercial banks, pension funds and public financial institutions, increasing the total amount of capital raised to date to over USD 3 billion.
Welsh government sign MoU with Britishvolt for gigaplant
July 20, 2020Battery Manufacturer Britishvolt has signed an MoU with the Welsh Government regarding the development of a 30 GWh battery manufacturing plant – as well as a 200MW solar plant – at the former RAF base at Bro Tathan, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.
Delphi Technologies awarded new power electronics business
July 10, 2020Delphi Technologies is making new strides by securing new power electronics business wins in the second quarter of 2020 with three Chinese OEMs. The new business is scheduled to launch in the 2021-23 timeframe.
ALLOS Semiconductors has sold its high power electronics and RF business
July 10, 2020AZUR SPACE has acquired the electronics business of GaN-on-Si epiwafer expert ALLOS Semiconductors.
ON Semi to provide Danfoss with high power devices
July 06, 2020ON Semiconductor will supply Danfoss Silicon Power with high power IGBTs and diodes for inverter traction modules in the fast growing electric vehicle market.
Mercedes-Benz takes equity stake in Farasis
July 06, 2020Mercedes-Benz is taking another important step on its journey towards CO₂--neutral mobility. The Stuttgart-based car manufacturer has launched a strategic partnership with Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy (Ganzhou) Co., Ltd., including taking an equity stake.
ABB completes divestment of Power Grids to Hitachi
July 03, 2020ABB has reached a significant milestone in the company’s transformation towards a decentralized global technology company, with the completion of the divestment of 80.1% of its Power Grids business to Hitachi.
II-VI licenses technology for SiC devices and modules for power electronic
July 01, 2020II‐VI Incorporated has singed an agreement with General Electric to license GE's technology to manufacture silicon carbide (SiC) devices and modules for power electronics.
Wales preferred as Britishvolt eyes location for Gigafactory
June 15, 2020Battery manufacturer Britishvolt has narrowed down its selection down to two promising sites for the UK's first 30 plus GWh gigafactory, from an initial 42 locations, with Bro Tathan in South Wales leading the way.
Mitsubishi Electric wants to expand its power device business
June 11, 2020The Japanese group says it is acquiring a factory in order to meet the rising demand for power devices and help conserve energy and reduce carbon emissions.
Vitesco and ROHM cooperate on Silicon Carbide Power Solutions
June 05, 2020The powertrain business area of Continental Vitesco Technologies and ROHM Semiconductor have recently signed a development partnership, beginning in June 2020.
Groupe PSA and Punch Powertrain team up on electrificationLoad more news
June 04, 2020Groupe PSA and Punch Powertrain have signed an agreement to establish a second Joint Venture and expand their strategic partnership in the field of electrification, to contribute to fight against climate change.