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Bob Gritzinger

Industry Analyst -- Propulsion and Technology

Bob covers Propulsion & Technology: Engines, transmissions and drivetrains and related electrified systems such as electric vehicles, hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles.

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Giant Japanese Motor Supplier Targets EU and More

Japanese small-motor supplier Nidec is ramping up its production capabilities to supply the burgeoning global electric-vehicle market. The company’s objective is to achieve a 40%-45% share of the global EV motor market by 2030.

Propulsion Electrification

Magna Reveals ‘Etelligent’ Electric Options

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Propulsion Electrification

Last in Line: Mercedes Debuts Final ICE in ’22 C-Class

What may be Mercedes’ last ground-up internal-combustion engines get significant advancements to keep them relevant while the German luxury automaker makes the transition to electric propulsion.

Propulsion Electrification

Moving Target: Measuring Propulsion Price Parity

The price of fuel-cell stacks is nearing parity with internal-combustion engines, but other necessary elements of the propulsion system are keeping FCV costs high.

Propulsion Electrification

Driveline Suppliers Gearing Up for EV Future

Traditional transmission suppliers are pushing into the electric-vehicle and truck markets with gearboxes designed to achieve maximum efficiency from motors while meeting the needs of EV customers.

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