e-Power Technology

Swedish Automaker Polestar Designs New PM Motors for Its High-Performance EVs, Plans Magnet Recycling with Cyclic Materials 

Featuring powerful new motors of a permanent magnet synchronous design, Swedish automaker Polestar is rapidly expanding its production of electric vehicle models with high power output and speedy performance. Begun as an auto racing engineering enterprise, the company’s approach is to focus on exceptional design for high performance while conducting manufacturing through the facilities of others and focusing on overall sustainability — including use of recycled magnets.  […]

Electromagnetics

Fluid-o-Tech Broadens from Magnetic Systems to Shape Memory Alloys & Piezo Technologies 

Fluid-o-Tech, a longtime Italian manufacturer of magnetic pumps and magnetic drives for fluid handling, is branching out to additional markets as it builds capability in piezo and shape memory alloy technologies for product development in precision fluidics. […]

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BMW’s Most Powerful e-Propulsion Skips Rare-Earth Magnets in the Rotor 

BMW is introducing its most powerful all-electric models yet, employing a new propulsion system design that does without rare-earth magnets in the rotor and doubles the number of excitation windings in the stator. Producing the highest output ever for an all-electric car from the BMW Group, the BMW i7 M70 xDrive marks another milestone for BMW in its electric mobility transformation becoming the company’s third performance model to have an all-electric drive system as represented in the new BMW 7 Series range.  […]

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Vitesco Builds e-Drive Portfolio with New Designs & Semiconductor Supply Chain Deals 

Automotive powertrain manufacturer Vitesco Technologies is strategically building its portfolio of e-drives with new designs – including one that features a rotor without permanent magnets, and billion-dollar supply chain deals to secure a steady flow of prized silicon carbide semiconductors for control and charging systems. […]

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Volkswagen Designs New Drive for All-Electric Family with More Powerful Magnets in Rotor

Volkswagen has designed a new generation of drive systems for its all-electric ID. family of automobiles that boosts the power and torque, providing longer-range performance. Among the key elements are more powerful magnets in the rotor, specialized electrical sheets and advancements in the manufacturing process. Produced at the company’s group components plant in Kassel, Germany, the new drives will be introduced in the fourth quarter of this year. […]

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Faulhaber Drives for Speed & Precision in Intralogistics 

Competitive intralogistics requires extensive automation, something that is inconceivable without micromotors. Drive systems from Faulhaber, equipped with neodymium magnet DC motors and magnetic incremental encoders, prove their ability to perform during sorting, transporting and with robotics. […]