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On the way to spur uptake of electric and hybrid mobility

4 Jun 2019

A major challenge in the automotive industry is to produce a single, integrated drivetrain to work on different classes of hybrid and electric cars and thus meet the growing trend for greater sustainability.

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Electric cars: current trends make for a shocking change

7 May 2019 While vehicle manufacturers invest in research, authorities are working to improve charging infrastructure to support consumers’ growing interest in the sector. The day when electric cars dominate the passenger transport market no longer seems quite so distant Read more

Pushing design and manufacturing of electric and hybrid drivetrains to the next level

22 Oct 2018 With the rise of smart vehicles, DRIVEMODE aims to develop a distributed and integrated drivetrain module (IDM) that is scalable to all types of mass produced electric and hybrid cars. Read more

Oil flows and churning torque prediction in DRIVEMODE transmission

8 Oct 2018 For the development of the transmission of the demonstrator unit in the DRIVEMODE project a particle based CFD software was used. The tool helps to rapidly and accurately predict oil flows and churning torque in the transmission. Read more

European Green Vehicle Initiative - about DRIVEMODE

24 Feb 2018 Within this project a new compact and efficient high speed 30-50 kW electrical machine will be integrated with an efficient fully SiC drive and a gearbox within a powertrain traction module. Read more