Electromagnetics

New Aerospace Propulsion Firm, LaunchPoint EPS, Prepared for Takeoff into Electric Aircraft Markets

A team of high-level engineers and business executives from southern California are betting big on the future of electric-powered flight with the formation of a new startup, LaunchPoint Electric Propulsion Solutions. Central to the effort are their power-dense electric motor […]

News

Tech Tips: Reliable and cost-effective protection for electric motors: Carbon-based shaft grounding assemblies eliminate interference currents

By Markus Weber, Global Business Development Manager for Traction Systems SBA Mobility, Schunk Carbon Technology GmbH  Electromobility is the future. Transport and environmental experts agree on this. But as battery electric vehicles increase in number, their manufacturers face an increasing […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

From HEV to eVTOL, Toyota Takes Its EV Technology to the Skies with Investment in Joby Aviation

Toyota, long a pioneer in electric vehicle technology, is exploring a new flight path for mobility through a collaboration with Joby Aviation, an aerospace company that is developing and commercializing all-electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to enable […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

Revenues Fall in 2019 for Neo Magnequench but Robust Growth Seen in Advanced Automotive Side of the Business

Led by a decline in volume and revenues from its Magnequench magnetic materials segment, Neo Performance Materials saw revenues fall 10.3% in 2019, as the company reported in its year-end financials in March. Yet the company posted […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

Continental Transforms Powertrain Division into Vitesco Technologies in Response to High-Growth Momentum to Electrification

Responding to the momentum toward electrification in transportation markets, giant automotive supplier Continental is putting a new face on its powertrain division in the name of Vitesco Technologies. It will be home to an expanded line of […]