Rohm Semiconductor is providing the full SiC [silicon carbide] power modules to the Venturi Formula E team in the FIA Formula E 2017–2018.
Probably the only racing series for electric vehicles in the world, and very likely the largest, the Formula E competition started in the last couple of days in Hong Kong.
The module Rohm is supplying will support further improvements in the car’s performance under racing conditions. Continue reading Rohm supplies silicon carbide power modules to Formula E racing team Venturi
Denso, one of the world’s largest automotive technology suppliers, is expanding its US footprint with a $1 billion investment in its Maryville, Tennessee location.
Denso says the investment is part of its commitment to advancing automotive innovation in North America, and will significantly increase the role North America plays in the global trend toward vehicle safety and electrification.
Denso will create more than 1,000 jobs in Maryville, Tennessee to make it a primary manufacturing center in North America for electrification and safety systems. Continue reading Denso to invest $1 billion in electric vehicle manufacturing in the US
As countries all over the world continue to expand their electric vehicle charging infrastructure to cope with increasing consumer and commercial demand, ABB is showcasing its innovative range of solutions at industry event Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition, being held now in Stuttgart.
According to the International Energy Agency, more than 2 million electric cars were on the road worldwide in 2016.
And that number is expected to grow to between 9 and 20 million by 2020.
So the demand for effective EV charging infrastructure has never been greater. Continue reading ABB shows off its range of electric vehicle charging solutions