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Vitesco headquarter in Regensburg
proof, making it suitable for all fuel types and usable worldwide.
"Thanks to its high reliability, the MAPPS continues to impress
new customers who have used other systems in the past," says
Dr. Markus Distelhoff,
head of the Fuel &
Exhaust Management
business unit, which
is headquartered in
Dortmund. "As a result,
almost all premium
manufacturers have
now switched over to
Continental's sensor
system."

engine displacement of up to 150 cc," states Torsten Bellon, head
of Non-Automotive Product Line at Vitesco. "For this vehicle class,
we will offer a 48-volt electric machine with corresponding electronics. We are in the process of completing the conceptualization
and will shortly be starting the series development."
For more info, see www.continental.com.

The company recently introduced in its sensor line an Active Position Switch with integrated magnet as an easy and cost effective,
wear less, non-contact measuring product based on Hall effect,
usable to control the position of different ferromagnetic parts. It is
designed for use of all kind of commercial vehicles and for rough
environments.
For light and medium duty applications, the company recently added
to its powertrain product line the
Variable Compression Ratio Actuator which is based on a high efficiency BLDC (Brushless DC) permanent magnet design. It includes
a synchronous motor for variable
compression ratio with integrated
rotor position sensor for BLDC
motor commutation. The actuator
design is open, not sealed against
engine oil and without a gearbox.
Vitesco is currently working intensively on electric drives for
two-wheelers, applying its extensive know-how in the passenger
vehicle sector where Continental has been a pioneer of drive
electrification for many years. This focus is primarily on the Asian
markets, at least initially, the company says.
"As a first step, we are concentrating on solutions for vehicles
which were previously driven by combustion engines with an

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Contents
Editor’s Choice/ Features
Revolutionary Ferrite-Magnet Fault Current Limiter Graduates from Testing and Heads to Market
Continental Transforms Powertrain Division into Vitesco Technologies in Response to High-Growth Momentum to Electrification
Urban Mining Progresses in Pioneering Effort to Scale Up Rare-Earth Magnet Production from Recycled Magnets
Research & Development
Product News
Industry News
Marketplace/ Advertising Index
How Hall Effect Switches Enable Autonomous Vehicles
Tech Tips
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Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - Cover2
Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - Contents
Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - Editor’s Choice/ Features
Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - 5
Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - Revolutionary Ferrite-Magnet Fault Current Limiter Graduates from Testing and Heads to Market
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Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - Continental Transforms Powertrain Division into Vitesco Technologies in Response to High-Growth Momentum to Electrification
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Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - Urban Mining Progresses in Pioneering Effort to Scale Up Rare-Earth Magnet Production from Recycled Magnets
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Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - Research & Development
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Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - Product News
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Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - Industry News
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Magnetics Business & Technology - January/February 2020 - Marketplace/ Advertising Index
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