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Vitesco Technologies bags major order for its new electric axle drive – ET Auto

The highly integrated 400 V/160 kW 3-in-1 unit will be used by the vehicle manufacturer in its global B/C-segment electric vehicle.

New Delhi: Supplier of modern drive technologies and electrification solutions Vitesco Technologies today secured a two billion euros contract to supply its new generation axle drive EMR4 (Electronics Motor Reducer) to Hyundai Motor Group.

The highly integrated 400 V/160 kW 3-in-1 unit will be used by the vehicle manufacturer in its global B/C-segment electric vehicle, a media release said.

“We are proud to contribute to Hyundai Motor Group’s upcoming electric vehicle platform with this highly attractive axle drive. This order once again confirms us in our strategy with the very early focus on electric mobility,” said Andreas Wolf, CEO, Vitesco Technologies

The EMR4 is built on the enabling groundwork, laid with EMR3. The new axle drive design supports a particularly high level of scalability, the company said. With the EMR4, complete vehicle platforms and also different vehicle segments can be equipped with just one drive system, it added.

“For our new electric axle drive, we have standardized the internal interfaces, while generating the greatest possible flexibility externally, so that we can offer customized and at the same time cost-optimized solutions,” added Thomas Stierle, Member, Executive Board and Head, Electrification Technology, Vitesco Technologies

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