News Release - Magna Puts Power to Wheels with etelligentDrive? Systems
- etelligentDrive systems to be showcased at CES 2018?
- Full range of easily integrated electric systems
- Magna has a history of electrifying powertrains for customers
Magna's etelligentDrive systems will be on display at CES 2018. The company's e1 demonstration concept vehicle will be used to demonstrate different electric-drive (e-drive) concepts and systems, as well as demonstrate Magna's vehicle integration capabilities. The e1 system consists of one highly integrated e-drive system on the front axle and one on the rear axle with two electric motors (e-motors).
With this innovative approach, the demo car achieves superior longitudinal and lateral dynamics combined with excellent vehicle stability for more safety. Each e-drive system in the demo vehicle uses 140-kilowatt motors, adding up to an overall performance of 420-kilowatt peak. The e-motors are combined with a single-speed reduction-gear transmission and an inverter into a very compact package.
"We believe in the next few years there will be several different variations of powertrain architectures on the market aimed at numerous ways to achieve CO2 savings," said
"With our powertrain expertise, we will continue to deliver cutting-edge products to the market that match the progression of internal combustion engines up to full electric vehicles."???
Magna's electrified powertrain capabilities include key components for modern e-drive systems: e-motor, gearbox, inverter and control software that can be easily integrated into vehicles. The solutions range from products for 48-volt mild hybrids to highly integrated e-drive systems for battery electric vehicles. Electrified auxiliaries like thermal management modules, electric water pumps or electric oil pumps complete the portfolio. For nearly 10 years, Magna has been supporting customers in the U.S. and
In 2009, the company announced a vehicle-development partnership with
Additionally since 2012 Magna has supplied
More recently, the company announced a Joint Venture partnership with Hasco in
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