March/April 2021

Top-Tier Automotive Suppliers Transform to Become Fully Integrated e-Powertrain Manufacturers, Part 1 of 2
With electrification rocking the automotive industry, magnets and motors are increasingly on the minds of design engineers and supply chain managers at many of the world’s top tier automotive suppliers as they transform to become providers of fully integrated e-powertrains. This article highlights the paths of several such as Dana, ZF, BorgWarner, and Meritor.

e-Traction of Netherlands Rolls Ahead with New EV Powertrain Designs
Backed by Chinese conglomerate Evergrande Group and armed with a growing portfolio of innovative designs, Dutch company e-Traction is moving ahead aggressively to build its prominence as a supplier of in-wheel motors and powertrains for electric vehicles.

Electric Motors from ECA Group Power Nuclear Attack Subs for French Navy
As the French navy upgrades its fleet with new Barracuda submarines, more advanced electric propulsion motors from French defense contractor ECA Group are proving their mettle beneath the surface of the Atlantic. Specially designed for demanding applications such as silent propulsion.

Advanced e-Propulsion & EV Development Blossoms in UK with Fresh Government Funding
The mushrooming treasury of the Advanced Propulsion Centre in the UK is stimulating a flurry of e-powertrain and electric vehicle development across the country. The funds are helping beneficiaries such as Saietta Group and Magnetic Systems Technology Ltd (Magtec) to ramp up production of their permanent magnet motors, while supporting London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) efforts to scale to mass production of its electric taxis and delivery vans.

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