Electric Vehicles

Improving EV/HEV battery performance, sustainability, safety & cost using Trackwise Flexible Printed Circuits

Trackwise, the manufacturer of specialist products using printed circuit technology, will discuss how its Improved Harness Technology (IHT) can help dramatically improve EV range and charging times at the Battery Cells & Systems Expo Conference, NEC, Birmingham (29-30 June). The focus of the conference, being held alongside the UK’s largest-ever …

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Economical and ultra-slim design fulfills auxiliary power needs for wall-mounted EV charging points

TTI, a specialty distributor of electronic components, is now stocking the HDR-30 and HDR-60 series of DIN rails AC/DC power from Mean Well. The economical, ultra-slim units fulfill the auxiliary power services, such as energy monitoring, control, billing, and connectivity, for wall-mounted AC electric vehicle (EV) charging points where space …

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Family of inductive position sensors now includes solution for ISO 26262-compliant EV motor control applications

Developers of motor control systems are rapidly replacing Hall Effect position sensors and older magnetic resolver solutions with inductive alternatives that eliminate expensive magnets and other heavy transformer-based structures so they can be integrated onto simple, compact printed circuit boards (PCBs). Extending the world’s broadest line of inductive position sensors …

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Marelli launches wireless distributed battery management system

Marelli, a leading global automotive supplier, expands its range of battery management technologies for electric vehicles with a new wireless distributed battery management system (wBMS). This technology eliminates the wired physical connections typically needed in other Battery Management System (BMS) architectures, allowing for greater flexibility, increased efficiency, improved reliability and …

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GAIA Converter and Universidad Politecnica de Madrid develop optimal DC-DC converter design for More Electric Aircraft

GAIA Converter in collaboration with Universidad Politecnica de Madrid has developed an optimal DC-DC converter design for More Electric Aircraft (MEA) with over 96% efficiency. The new design meets stringent MEA specifications while providing a wide input voltage and output power range, high power-density and narrow frequency variations. DC-DC converters …

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1200V Gen 4 SiC FETs with industry-best figures of merit

Qorvo, a provider of core RF and power solutions that connect and protect the world, has launched a next-generation series of 1200V Silicon Carbide (SiC) Field Effect Transistors (FETs) with industry-leading figures of merit in on-resistance. The new UF4C/SC series of 1200V Gen 4 SiC FETs are ideally suited for …

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Nexperia widens its offering of discrete components in miniature DFN packaging with side-wettable flanks

Nexperia, the expert in essential semiconductors, has added products to a growing range of discrete devices which it provides in leadless DFN packages with side-wettable flanks (SWF). These space-saving and rugged components help satisfy the needs of next generation applications in smart and electric vehicles. The AEC-Q101 range of devices …

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Farnell now stocking fast charging solutions for EVs from Murata

Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, is now shipping fast charging solutions for electric vehicles (EVs) from Murata from stock. Murata is a global leader in EV infrastructure optimisation, specialising in reliable and durable products designed for the development of leading-edge charging systems. …

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NXP and Hitachi Energy collaborate on power module to accelerate silicon carbide adoption in e-mobility

NXP Semiconductors are collaborating with Hitachi Energy to accelerate the adoption of silicon carbide (SiC) power semiconductor modules in e-mobility. The project aims to provide more efficient, reliable and functionally safe SiC MOSFET-based solutions for powertrain inverters comprised of NXPs advanced, high-performance GD3160 isolated HV Gate Drivers and Hitachi Energy’s …

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Panasonic takes action in driving its Europe’s net-zero goals

Panasonic has hosted a media briefing and panel debate, welcoming experts from across the sector to address key issues around the future of electric vehicle technology and its effects on decarbonisation. The Livestream held on 17th March 2022, “Driving Net-Zero: How electronic components are essential for green mobility”, highlighted the development of …

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