Fuel Cell / Hydrogen

Garrett Motion Advances Clean Energy Tech with Fuel Cell Air Compressors 

In the automotive industry’s quest for sustainable and eco-friendly energy solutions, hydrogen fuel cells stand out as a promising alternative to traditional power sources. These devices electrochemically convert hydrogen fuel into electrical energy, producing only water and heat as by-products. This makes them a cornerstone of clean energy initiatives, particularly in the development of zero-emission vehicles. Central to the efficiency and functionality of a fuel cell system is the fuel cell air compressor, a component in which Garrett Motion has made significant advancements, reinforcing its commitment to sustainable mobility solutions. […]

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AAM Creates Versatile Electrification Platform for Auto & Truck Manufacturers with Configurable Motors, EDUs & e-Beam Technology 

Tier-1 automotive supplier American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM) has built a versatile, configurable platform for auto and truck manufacturers to employ in electrifying their model lineups. The electric drive units incorporate permanent-magnet or induction motors with power up to 800V and can be fully integrated with the company’s e-Beam Axles. AAM’s 3-in-1 e-Drive technology features an integrated motor, inverter and gearbox into a single assembly for advantages in packaging, performance and simplified integration.  […]

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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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SAE Sets Standard for Wireless EV Charging, Big Wins for Mahle and Electreon 

Now with a standard methodology set by SAE International for wireless inductive charging of electric vehicles, the technology is positioned to accelerate toward mainstream adoption – creating big wins for Mahle and Electreon who collaborated on the system chosen. The move also underscores further proliferation of magnetic technology in future automotive systems. Until now, formalizing universal standards for interoperable, safe, automated wireless charging has been seen as a major barrier on the path to scalable wireless EV charging deployments.  […]