NSK has developed the third generation of its in-wheel motor, the world’s first design of its type to feature a complete package comprising motor, inverter and wireless charging unit. The innovative wireless in-wheel motor (W-IWM) for the electric vehicle (EV) market is capable of charging from coils embedded in the road, while in motion. Development of the latest unit was conducted jointly by a research group comprising NSK, the Fujimoto Laboratory at the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Bridgestone Corporation, ROHM Co Ltd and Toyo Electric Mfg Co Ltd.
Together with Eberspaecher Kalori, Eberspaecher is presenting innovative solutions for emergency vehicles at RETTmobil 2020 (Hall 7, Stand 711) – and not just in the field of heating and cooling. With the Eberspaecher connectivity solution, fleet operators can network different components and integrate individual digital services. The Esslingen-based thermal management experts have now added Energy Storage Systems such as the Xellstor auxiliary battery family to their product portfolio. These enable a self-sufficient energy supply for the vehicle. Efficient fuel operated and electrical heater solutions ensure that heat is quickly and constantly available.
More than 150,000 traffic-related fatalities occur annually in India. Cooperation between Swedish and Indian companies and institutions is now being formed to greatly reduce these. The lessons learned will be utilized for development needs in different parts of the world in order to strengthen traffic safety as widely as possible.
BorgWarner’s twin scroll turbochargers featuring enhanced high temperature performance thanks to the use of sophisticated steel alloys, are being delivered to the BMW Group for its new 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder gasoline engine. Used across a wide range of BMW passenger cars, the engine has two performance options – medium and high – and delivers 250 to 280 kW of power and 500 to 550 Nm of torque.