31 Aug '17, 8pm

Bosch E-axle Bringing Extended Range to Vehicles Of All Types

Bosch E-axle Bringing Extended Range to Vehicles Of All Types

Extending electric vehicle range is not all about the battery, says German supplier Bosch in revealing its new “e-axle.” The new technology takes aim at incremental efficiency by integrating three powertrain components – motor, power electronics, and transmission – into one unit that saves weight, space, and cost. The new powertrtain which Bosch predicts will be well received by major automakers is being touted as robust and versatile enough to be applied to EVs, hybrids, compact cars, SUVs, and light trucks. Front- and rear-axle drive is possible and would be ideal for EVs and hybrids. It can also be applied to vehicles weighing up to 7.5 metric tons (16,534 pounds), which speaks to light-duty pickups, SUVs, vans, and a few medium-duty commercial vehicles. The company said the new system can accelerate better and maintain high speeds longer than competitive technologies. ...

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