Eric Toussaint
July 19 2016

5 benefits of multi-phase motors and inverters

One question our sales representatives often get is related to Dana TM4’s multi-phase approach; what advantages do 6- and 9-phase electric powertrains provide in comparison with more traditional three-phase systems? Let’s take a look at the top 5 benefits multi-phase systems can offer.

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Christian Pronovost
May 17 2016

10 things to consider when choosing an electric motor

Selecting the right electric motor to fit a particular vehicle isn’t always straightforward. There are so many variables to consider that it can be difficult to know where to start. Given the price of batteries and electric motors, in order to find the most economical solution, you should look for a powertrain that will fit required vehicle performances as close as possible. In this article, we will overview 10 basic questions that you need to answer before attempting to find…
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Maggie Parisé
May 17 2016

Electric motor topologies 101

Electric motors have been around since the 19th century and are used in a diversity of applications. They can be found anywhere, from small toys and electronics up to electric vehicles and industrial applications. Electric motors for electric vehicles are broadly classified into two categories: ASYNCHRONOUS MOTORS SYNCHRONOUS MOTORS   The choice of a traction motor technology for an electric vehicle is crucial for the design of the whole system. Many criterions such as efficiency, cost, reliability and power density must…
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