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The new Opel Ampera-e electric powertrain and battery released

The new Opel Ampera-e is an electric car which has an officially certified NEDC range of 520 kilometers (measured in accordance with the New European Driving Cycle). The 4.17 meter long Ampera-e also offers space for up to five passengers plus trunk space of 381 liters (1,274 liters when the seats are folded down), which is …

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Schaeffler High Performance 48 Volt concept vehicle

Schaeffler hybrid and electric drive concepts

Reducing fuel consumption and emissions, increasing comfort and driving dynamics: hybrid drives play a significant role in these development goals. Mild hybrid drives with 48 V technology meet these demands at a comparatively low cost. A good example is the “Schaeffler High Performance 48 Volt” concept vehicle with a Schaeffler electric rear axle that assists the …

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Rotor for the Honda i-DCD drive electric motor

First Hybrid Vehicle eMotor Magnet Free of Heavy Rare Earth Elements

Daido Steel Co., Ltd. and Honda Motor Co., Ltd. became the world’s first companies to achieve practical application of a hot deformed neodymium magnet containing no heavy rare earth*1 and yet with high heat resistance properties and high magnetic performance required for the use in the driving motor of a hybrid vehicle. This heavy rare …

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Schaeffler P2 hybrid module

The P2 high-voltage hybrid module from Schaeffler

At the Automotive Aftermarket fair EQUIP AUTO in Paris, Schaeffler was awarded the International Grand Prix Award for Automotive Innovations in the OEM New Technologies category. The jury, comprising international automotive trade press journalists, liked the newly developed high-voltage P2 hybrid module, which is located between the internal combustion engine and transmission, and which can transmit …

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