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Leading the Charge:
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Airbus
Airbus developed the first all-electric, four-engine aerobatic aircraft
in 2010. Since then, the company has developed several successful electric/hybrid
aircraft, including the E-Fan 1.1, a 60 kW all-electric aircraft
that flew across the English Channel in 2015.
www.airbus.com
Airflow
Founded in 2019 by five former Airbus Vahana team members,
Airflow's M200 aircraft, scheduled to make its debut in 2025, will be able
to carry 2,000 pounds of cargo, nine passengers, and be 100-percent carbon
neutral. It will require just 400 feet of takeoff and landing distance
and have a reputed 500-mile range.
www.airflow.aero
Akasol
Recently acquired by BorgWarner, German brand Akasol supplies a
third-generation battery system for commercial vehicles that reportedly
has the highest energy density available on the market. A service life of
up to 4,000 charging cycles also is achieved.
www.akasol.com/en/battery-systems
Allison Transmission
Allison's eGen Power series of fully integrated electric axles is designed
to fit between the wheels of medium- and heavy-duty trucks and
buses, replacing the vehicle's traditional powertrain. It also integrates
a two-speed gearbox in the central housing, enabling the high starting
gradeability and increased top speed and efficiency.
www.allisontransmission.com
American Battery Solutions
American Battery Solutions produces custom and off-the-shelf battery
packs for buses and medium- and heavy-duty trucks. These battery
systems include integrated liquid cooling and battery-management
systems with ASIL-C functional safety.
www.americanbatterysolutions.com
From multinational battery developers to commercial-vehicle components manufacturers merging
new-age motors with established power-transfer technologies, Battery & Electrification Technology's
Fast 40 presents some of the most important names in electrification. Entities from the automotive,
commercial-vehicle, and aerospace sectors are represented, as their work developing electrification
strategies for their respective industries touches economies on nearly every continent - and their
parallel engineering paths converge to accelerate transportation's transition to electrification.
AESC (Automotive Energy Supply Corp.)
Established in 2007 as a joint venture between Nissan Motor Co., NEC
Corp., and NEC Tokin Corp, AESC (Automotive Energy Supply Corporation)
develops and produces high-performance lithium-ion batteries for light
vehicles. To date, its batteries manufactured in Japan, the U.S., and
Europe have all been installed in over 600,000 EVs with a zero rate of
critical malfunction.
www.envision-aesc.com/en/
BAE Systems
With decades of experience designing integrated flight controls and
propulsion systems, BAE Systems now is investing heavily in flight and
safety critical systems to enable the future of hybrid and all-electric
aircraft. Three primary focus areas are energy-management systems, integrated
control systems, and power conversion systems.
www.baesystems.com
BorgWarner
One of the oldest names in automotive power transmission, BorgWarner
offers a full line of EV, hybrid, and ICE products including battery systems,
EV transmissions, electric machines and drive modules, e-axles, power
electronics, battery charging and thermal management solutions.
www.borgwarner.com
Bosch
From e-bikes to electric heavy trucks and railcars, Bosch has systems
solutions for every electrified vehicle including battery-electric drive
systems, e-axles, fuel-cell electric drives, hybrid-electric technologies
including 48-V solutions, and thermal management.
www.bosch.com
BrightVolt
BrightVolt develops solid-state lithium battery chemistry and has sold
over 15 million primary/nonrechargeable solid-state batteries worldwide.
The company's new " platform " solid-state polymer electrolyte is
aimed at secondary/rechargeable Li-ion batteries used in consumer
electronics and e-mobility applications. The company's proprietary technology
is polymer matrix electrolyte (PME).
www.brightvolt.com
BYD
BYD currently is ranked as the world's 4th largest battery manufacturer,
specializing in safe LFP (lithium-iron phosphate) cell chemistry,
as well as electric motor design and engineering. Based in China, BYD
has North American headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, and a 550,000-ft2
electric-bus manufacturing facility in Lancaster, CA.
https://en.byd.com/
Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. (CATL)
For the past five years, China-based CATL has been ranked as the
world's largest EV battery supplier and a major developer of lithium-based
cell chemistries. CATL has among its OEM customers Tesla,
NIO, and Volkswagen and Fisker's upcoming Ocean SUV. Additionally,
CATL has developed other battery technologies such as sodium-ion cells
as well as its own recently announced EV battery-swap brand.
www.catl.com
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