e-Power Technology

Schaeffler Unveils 4in1 Electric Axle, Builds e-Manufacturing Capability 

Focused on evolving from traditional powertrain technology to electric mobility, German motion specialist Schaeffler AG is simultaneously launching several new electric axle drives while also expanding its R&D and manufacturing operations to support product and business growth in electric vehicle technology. […]

e-Power Technology

Luvata Pursues EV Market to Apply Hollow Magnet Wire in Direct Cooled Stators 

Direct-cooled motors with hollow conductor stators offer several advantages over the indirect-cooled motors currently used in EVs, says Luvata of Finland, which has been making copper hollow conductors for more than sixty years. Adoption of the technology, typically used in more exotic applications such as superconduction, high-energy physics and magnetic resonance imaging, into mass-market electric vehicles faces considerable technical obstacles, however, and much higher cost than conventional magnet wire.  […]

e-Power Technology

Sensata Furthers Electrification Strategy with $580M Acquisition of Dynapower 

Sensata Technologies, a manufacturer of sensor and motor products many with magnetic-rich designs, has acquired fast-growing Dynapower Company for $580 million in cash in a move that Sensata emphasizes will advance its efforts to serve expanding electrification markets. No stranger to magnetic technologies itself, Dynapower develops energy storage and conversion products including several types of power transformers.  […]

Electromagnetics

Quantic Buys ECI to Set Up ElectroMag Portfolio, Parent Arcline Brings in Dwyer Instruments and Omega Engineering 

In a string of recent deals, private equity firm Arcline Investment Management along with its subsidiary Quantic Electronics have bought up a prominent array of magnetics capabilities and products with their purchases of ECI Transcon […]