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. […]

e-Power

Axalta Wins Innovation Award for ECO Wire Enamel 

Axalta Coating Systems has been lauded with a top innovation award for its Voltatex 7345 A ECO wire enamel that boosts the efficiency of electric motors, powertrains and energy storage systems in a sustainable manner. The 2024 BIG Innovation Award was presented by the Business Intelligence Group, it was one of two won by Axalta, the second for its Raptor flameproof coating.  […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Aisin Develops Ultrahigh-Efficiency Motor Using Soft Magnetic Alloy from Tohoku Magnet Institute 

Aisin Corporation has developed an ultrahigh-efficiency motor jointly with Tohoku Magnet Institute using TMI’s newly developed nanocrystalline soft magnetic alloy, Nanomet. Aisin invested in TMI in June of last year and a prototype of the motor was exhibited at the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2023, held recently in Yokohama. Both firms are based in Japan, and each contributed their technical capabilities to the development. TMI is an R&D spinout from Tohoku University where the alloy was invented.  […]