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Global Motor Manufacturer Forecasts Shift Back to Suppliers

Nidec, a global leader in the production of electric motors, is gearing up to produce nearly half of the traction motors automakers will demand for BEVs by 2030. The Japanese supplier predicts most OEMs will switch to supplier-built motors as the electric-vehicle industry matures.

Propulsion Electrification

Platforms and Skateboards: Development Tools Accelerate AV Production

Makers of autonomous vehicles are using development tools from leading providers such as Argo AI, Baidu, NVIDIA and Waymo as well as skateboard platforms from Canoo and Coast Autonomous to speed up production.

Autonomy Platforms

Fuel Economy Index: Fuel Economy Up in June

Gasoline prices are on the rise, and demand for electrified powertrain continued to grow in U.S. market.

Market Analysis Electrified Vehicles

Market Overview: Automakers, Suppliers Face Internal-Combustion Conundrum

Is the ICE age over? Not so fast. Despite the sudden urgency to develop and sell battery-electric vehicles, internal-combustion-engine-powered light vehicles aren’t going away any time soon. During this monumental shift in automotive propulsion, automakers and their suppliers are pulling out the stops to reduce emissions and squeeze ever more efficiency out of ICEs as the century-old technology evolves in the age of electrification.

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BEV Investment and Supply Outstrips Forecast Demand in 2025, 2030

Wards Intelligence/LMC Automotive forecasts concur with global consultants AlixPartners that BEVs will claim about a quarter of the global light-vehicle market in 2030, far short of industry expectations.

Propulsion Electrification

Battery-Electric Vehicles to Lead on 5G Deployment

The adoption of new ADAS – and ultimately fully autonomous – features is requiring faster communication between sensors, GPS and the cloud, driving automakers toward 5G communication. Upcoming BEVs, many incorporating all-new software-defined electronics architectures, are at the forefront of the transition.

Connectivity Electrified Vehicles

Maverick Pickup Launches With Ford’s First In-House Motor

Ford takes the next step toward electrification by building its electric motors in-house. The automaker says its Van Dyke Electric Powertrain Center will produce an electric motor every 75 seconds starting this summer.

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Market Overview: Automakers, Suppliers Face Internal-Combustion Conundrum

Is the ICE age over? Not so fast. Despite the sudden urgency to develop and sell battery-electric vehicles, internal-combustion-engine-powered light vehicles aren’t going away any time soon. During this monumental shift in automotive propulsion, automakers and their suppliers are pulling out the stops to reduce emissions and squeeze ever more efficiency out of ICEs as the century-old technology evolves in the age of electrification.

ICE Future Propulsion

E-Machines: Powering the Automotive Future

An examination of cutting-edge motor-generator technology and how suppliers are working to meet the growing demands of the global electric-vehicle market.

Propulsion Electrified Vehicles

Grading OEMs: Aggressive Product Plans Target 500 Models by 2025

Currently, BEV offerings mostly are limited to small cars and CUVs. But with plans for more

Batteries Electrification
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