Schaeffler opens new e-mobility plant
September 22, 2021Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has opened a new production facility at its Szombathely location in the west of Hungary and creates 150 new jobs in e-mobility.
GaN power devices market to growth at 78% CAGR through 2025
September 13, 2021Demand for elecom base stations, converters, and charging stations has seen considerable growth this year as a result of ongoing developments in 5G telecommunication, consumer electronics, industrial energy conversion, and new energy vehicles (NEV), according to TrendForce.
Manz is seeing increasing momentum in electromobility
August 12, 2021Automotive supplier TE Connectivity orders further machines for automated assembly of cell contact systems and an American electric vehicle manufacturer has been acquired as new customer - Manz is keeping busy within the field of electromobility.
Cree expands its operations leadership team
August 04, 2021SiC technology specialist Cree is expanding its operations leadership team as part of the company's growth and capacity expansion plans and planned retirement of Rick McFarland, Cree’s Senior Vice President of Global Operations, in the Summer of 2022.
Volvo and Geely to create joint powertrain operations
July 08, 2021Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely Holding have agreed to create a joint venture under the name Aurobay for its powertrain operations, as the companies proceed with their earlier announced plans to merge these into a new, stand-alone business.
Foxtron team up with Nidec to boost EV powertrain development
March 31, 2021Foxtron, Foxconn's electric car company, has signed a memorandum of cooperation (MoU) with Nidec Corporation, under which the parties now join together as strategic cooperating partners looking to increase the momentum in the powertrain development for next-gen EVs.
Mercedes-EQ starts production of battery systems
March 24, 2021Mercedes-Benz has started producing high-performance batteries for its all-electric EQS at its Stuttgart-Hedelfingen plant, as part of the Untertürkheim location in Germany.
Nexperia and UAES partner on Gallium Nitride
March 22, 2021Nexperia has entered into a comprehensive partnership covering gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductor devices with United Automotive Electronic Systems Co., Ltd. (UAES). The program will focus on power systems for EVs, with the aim to jointly develop automotive applications using GaN technology.
LG and Magna team up to tackle the electric powertrain market
January 15, 2021LG Electronics and Magna International are forming a joint venture to manufacture e-motors, inverters and on board chargers and, for certain automakers, related e-drive systems to support the growing global shift toward vehicle electrification.
Volvo Cars to triple electric production capacity in Ghent
January 12, 2021Volvo Cars says its tripling electric car manufacturing capacity at its plant in Ghent, Belgium as it prepares to meet fast growing demand for its Recharge line-up of chargeable cars.
Volvo Cars to produce electric motors in central Southern Sweden
December 09, 2020The company says it will assemble electric motors at its powertrain plant in Skövde, Sweden, and plans to establish complete in-house e-motor production by mid-decade.
Dana invests in electronic systems and control software specialist
October 29, 2020Dana Incorporated has acquired a non-controlling stake in Pi Innovo LLC, a leader in embedded software solutions and electronics control units for the light vehicle, commercial vehicle, and off-highway markets.
Infineon launches Traveo II Body microcontroller family for next-gen vehicle electronic system
October 06, 2020As drivetrain electrification and advanced driver assistance systems change the way we drive, the number and complexity of comfort features and other body functions in cars increases constantly.
EIT InnoEnergy invests in Slovenian electric in-wheel drive technology company
October 02, 2020EIT InnoEnergy has announced a EUR 4.2 million investment in Elaphe Propulsion Technologies Ltd. (Elaphe), a Slovenian provider of electric in-wheel-drive technology for electric vehicles.
thyssenkrupp responds to weaker market – realigns automotive system engineering
September 30, 2020The German group says it needs to further restructure itself due to continuing market weakness. In light of this, thyssenkrupp intends to split its System Engineering business into two independent companies, one for body and one for powertrain.
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.
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.
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.
ROHM and Leadrive establish a joint laboratory
July 09, 2020ROHM and Leadrive Technology, a Chinese manufacturer of automotive powertrain for new energy vehicles, have already held the opening ceremony for their joint laboratory on SiC technology in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (Lingang New Area).
GaN and SiC power semiconductor markets set to pass $1 billion mark in 2021Load more news
July 02, 2020The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is forecast to pass USD 1 billion in 2021, energised by demand from hybrid & electric vehicles, power supplies, and photovoltaic (PV) inverters.