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This week in the news we are pleased to share the latest report from our Knowledge Partner IHS Markit on the Supply Chain Evolution of Electric Motors. We also share news on Subaru’s and Toyota’s first all-electric car, as well as how global carmakers are targeting $515 billion investment into EV’s and batteries, and details on new systems for HIL EV powertrain testing. We also have an interview with Javiera McGuiggan, Global Business Leader in Cargill’s bioindustrial business about more sustainable solutions for transformer fluids. Finally, we feature details on Transformer Magazine’s Academy Diploma study programmes and a webinar on Port Electrification from our Knowledge Partner, PTR.
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Market Report: Supply Chain Evolution of Electric Motors for the Decade Ahead
The global automotive industry is witnessing massive transformation on all fronts. The increasingly stringent emissions regulations coupled with demands for higher average corporate fuel economy have exacerbated the challenge, leading to higher demand as well as supply of electrified vehicles.
Webinar: State of Port Electrification in 2021 & Future Outlook
This webinar and panel discussion hosted by PTR, focuses on the role ports can and will play in the clean energy transition, corresponding solutions available today and their current and future market potential, and what are some typical challenges faced by port authorities in implementing these solutions as the market evolves.
Presenting Transformers Academy Diploma study programmes
Transformers Academy is a unique e-learning platform which makes lifelong knowledge and experience accessible worldwide and affordable to everybody. Twelve professional courses held by leading experts in the industry are available live and on demand, with more topics still to be announced.
Alternative Fluids: Making Smart Choices for a Better Future
Javiera McGuiggan is a hydraulic engineer, fluid expert and Global Business Leader in Cargill’s bioindustrial business. In her interview with Transformer Technology, Javiera shares insights on the bioindustrial market and her views on the present and future of alternative transformer fluids as well as Cargill’s efforts to bring the optimal biodegradable insulating solutions.
Global carmakers now target $515 billion for EVs, batteries
Global automakers are planning to spend more than half a trillion dollars on electric vehicles and batteries through 2030, according to a Reuters analysis, ramping up investments aimed at weaning car buyers away from fossil fuels and meeting increasingly tough decarbonization targets.
Japan's Subaru unveils first all-electric car, developed with Toyota
Japan's Subaru Corp unveiled its first all-electric vehicle, the Solterra, in a joint project with Toyota Motor Corp. The SUV launch comes amid accelerating demand for EVs as nations around the world tighten environmental regulation to cut carbon emissions. Toyota last month announced its version of a battery electric vehicle, the bZ4X.
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New systems for HIL EV powertrain testing
US-based NI, a developer of automated test and measurement systems, has announced two new offerings it says will enhance testing environments and workflows for electric vehicle (EV) traction inverter validation: a new inverter test system (ITS) and a collaboration agreement with D&V Electronics for power-level inverter tests.