Aumann’s E-mobility Business Rises but Traditional Areas Plummet as Effects of Covid-19 Hit

Impacts on the automobile business of Covid-19 and the transition to e-mobility are being seen at the order desks of German machinery maker Aumann – and likely others in the worldwide coil winding and electrical manufacturing industry. […]


Alstom to Acquire Bombardier Rail Business in Global Expansion in Transportation Markets

French rail equipment giant Alstom, whose products and services include large permanent-magnet motors and generators for global transportation markets, is reaching out to North America to acquire the worldwide rail equipment business of Bombardier, based […]


TDK Ventures invests in biomagnetic medical imaging company Genetesis; also e-mobility companies AutoFlightX and StarShip

Magnetocardiography technology company, Genetesis, is the latest investment by TDK Corporation’s $50 million venture fund which the company established last year. It is the first investment by TDK Ventures in the healthcare space and ties in closely […]

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January/February 2020

Revolutionary Ferrite-Magnet Fault Current Limiter Graduates from Testing and Heads to MarketFaultCurrent Limited, a UK-based developer of passive magnetic fault current limiters, is reporting successful results from a recent round of independent tests of its […]


Yamaha Unveils Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor for e-Mobility

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has begun accepting orders for prototypes of a high-performance electric motor still under development that is designed for the high power-density needed by makers of automobiles and other types of e-mobility vehicles including motorcycles. An interior permanent […]