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Accelerating Electric Machine Design for Optimal Performance 

By Edgar Matas Hidalgo, Siemens Digital Industries Software Introduction: In the high-speed race to electrification, the design process of electric machines presents engineers with several challenges to accelerate product development, sustainability, and overall electric system performance. […]

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Stellantis Increasing Production of Electric Drive Modules to Support Growth in Electrification Portfolio 

Stellantis NV has announced it intends to increase production capacity of electric drive modules (EDMs) by adding production in Szentgotthard, Hungary, targeted to begin in late 2026. The €103 million investment in Szentgotthard, including grants and contributions from the Hungarian government, is the latest example of Stellantis’ commitment to transforming existing facilities for its electrified future.  […]

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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.  […]

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Braided Windings & No Rare Earths in ZF 800-Volt e-Drive for Passenger Cars 

“Sustainable mobility is at the core of our corporate strategy,” says Stephan von Schuckmann, member of the ZF Board of Management responsible for electrified driveline systems. “Based on an extremely efficient production vehicle, we are showing the potential that future electric drive components offer when we combine them into an even more efficient overall system.” The technology is embodied in its EVbeat concept vehicle which is based on a Porsche Taycan and takes leading series technology from ZF and other market players as a benchmark.  […]

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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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Cummins Acquires Siemens e-Drives Business for Commercial Vehicles 

Through its new subsidiary Meritor, Cummins has acquired Siemens’ Commercial Vehicles business, a global supplier of high-performance electric drive systems for commercial vehicles. The purchase  

brings key capabilities in direct drive and transmission-based remote mount electric motors, inverters, software and related services for electric powertrains, says Cummins.  […]

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BorgWarner Electrification Business Mounting Up Rapidly 

Booking a second major order from Hyundai for its integrated drive modules as the latest score, BorgWarner is rapidly executing on a multi-pronged electrification strategy that is dramatically changing the global automotive supplier’s product lineup and technology focus. The integrated drive modules feature an interior permanent magnet electric motor manufactured using advanced high-voltage hairpin winding technology for high power density.  […]