e-Power Technology

BMW Transforms to Electric Drive Technology via Massive Investment in New Plant & Equipment 

Automaker BMW is racing to align its production sites around the world to accommodate new electric drive designs as it transforms to an electric vehicle powerhouse. The movement is all-encompassing – involving new vehicle and permanent-magnet powertrain designs instead of internal combustion power, leading to massive investments in new plant and equipment. […]

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Polyphase Wireless Transfer for EV Charging Reaches New Levels at ORNL 

Using polyphase electromagnetic coupling coils with rotating magnetic fields to boost the power, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated breakthrough performance for wireless charging of electric vehicles. A recent series of prototype demonstrations have established the effectiveness of the technology, which ORNL is seeking to license to manufacturers. More research is focused on developing even higher power levels suitable for larger vehicles, getting the system to mass production-level readiness and exploring more applications. […]

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X-Division Spreads Helix e-Propulsion to More Markets & OEMs 

Designers of high-performance products for e-mobility are getting to know the Helix brand, launched in 2022 to spread the electric propulsion technology of Integral Powertrain Ltd of the UK to more automotive and motorcycle OEMs while also positioning into aviation, marine and aerospace markets. From its roots in designing propulsion systems for motorsports, Helix has emerged as an established series manufacturer of the power-dense motors, inverters and e-powertrains that it develops. […]