Nidec Holds an Event to Announce Its Decision to Open New Factories and Launch of Business in Serbia
Nidec Corporation (TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) (the “Company” or “Nidec”) today announced that it has decided to open new factories in the city of Novi Sad in the Republic of Serbia (“Serbia”), and that it has held an event to announce the launch of business in the country.
Nidec Sells 100,000 E-Axles Globally
Nidec Corporation (TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) (“Nidec” or the “Company”) today announced that the global sales of E-Axles, the traction motor systems that the Company develops, produces, and sells, have reached 100,000 units and systems.
Nidec's E-Axle Drives GAC NE’s New EV
Nidec's 150 kW E-Axle model (Ni150Ex) has made its way into another car in GAC NE's lineup of electric vehicles. The new EV—the third model in GAC NE's Aion series—driven by Nidec's traction motor system was launched recently in June this year and goes by the name Aion V.
Geely's New EV Adopts Nidec's E-Axle Traction Motor System
Geometry C, the new electric vehicle recently unveiled by Geely Automobile, will be driven by Nidec's 150 kW E-Axle model Ni150Ex
Nidec Adds 200 kW and 50 kW Models to its Lineup of EV Traction Motor Systems
Nidec has added two new models to its lineup of traction motor systems for electric vehicles: a 200 kW model for the D and E segments (large family cars and full-size / executive cars) and a 50 kW model for the A segment (micro / city / kei cars). With the addition of these two new models, the company's E-Axles can now be used by an estimated 98% of all electric passenger vehicles.
Summary of Statements Made at the Press Conference held on February 4
On February 4, 2020 Nidec held a press conference about the personnel changes resolved at a meeting of the board of directors held on the same day. The following is a summary of the statements made by the speakers at the press conference.
Nidec's E-Axle Wins 2019 Nikkei Superior Products and Services Award
Nidec's EV traction motor system takes home the Nihon Keizai Shimbun Grand Prize Award in the 2019 Nikkei Superior Products and Services Awards
Nidec Mobility and University of Waterloo Collaborate on Sensor for Detection of Unattended Infants, Toddlers or Pets in Cars
Nidec Mobility announces that the company is collaborating with University of Waterloo in Canada on the development of technology for improving the performance of in-vehicle radar sensors for detection of unattended children or animals.
OMRON Automotive Electronics Becomes Part of the Nidec Group
OMRON Automotive Electronics has become part of the Nidec group under the new name Nidec Mobility. Moving forward, the company will work closely with Nidec’s automotive motor business unit to develop new modules and systems that combine the motors, pumps, gears, etc. of the Nidec group with the electronic control units, and other electronic components, of Nidec Mobility.
Nidec to Form a Joint Venture with a Subsidiary of China-Based Guangzhou Automobile Group Company for Automotive Traction Motors
Nidec Corporation announced today that it has adopted at a meeting of the Board of Directors held on August 1, 2019 a resolution to execute a contract with GAC Components Co., Ltd., a member of China-based Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd., to establish a joint venture to manufacture automotive traction motors.
Monthly Nidec Report - One step closer to autonomous driving with Nidec's original sensing technology
The eyes of the world are focused on autonomous driving as companies around the globe push to develop technologies that contribute to a safer motorized society. One of these technologies, the world's smallest ADAS sensing unit of its kind that integrates a monocular camera and a millimeter wave radar, was announced by the Nidec group in September 2017.
Monthly Nidec Report - The heart of the electric vehicle
As the electrification of automobiles rapidly progresses, Nidec is strengthening its presence in the industry. Recently, the company made its entry into the market for automotive traction motors—a key component at the core of fully electric (EV) and plug-in-hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV)—with the E-Axle.
Nidec to Acquire OMRON Automotive Electronics Co. Ltd.
Nidec Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a resolution to acquire OMRON Automotive Electronics Co. Ltd. from OMRON Corporation. Through the Transaction, the Company will be able to create new module and systems products by combining Nidec's and OMRON Automotive Electronics’ products.
Nidec Expands Lineup of EV Traction Motor Systems and Unveils new Automotive Short Range Radar
As a next step in the company’s strategy of developing key components for electric vehicles, Nidec announces two new models of its fully integrated automotive traction motor system (E-Axle) and a new short range radar—the first in the world that, with a single antenna, doubles as a proximity sensor for automatic parking systems, obviating the need for separate ultrasonic sensors.
Nidec Announces In-Wheel Motor Prototype for Electric Vehicles
Following last year's reveal of Nidec's fully integrated traction motor system E-Axle and the announcement that the product will be adopted by the Aion S super e-car slated to appear on the Chinese market in May 2019, the company now presents a prototype of a new addition to its lineup of motors powering electric vehicles: a traction motor designed to be fitted inside the wheel hubs.
Monthly Nidec Report - Hiroyuki Yoshimoto (President and COO)
The new president of Nidec, appointed in June 2018, talks about his leadership vision, plans for the future and what he has learned through his diverse career that started at a general trading company.
First Car Using Nidec’s E-Axle Traction Motor System Unveiled
Kyoto, Japan: The new electric car brand Aion S recently unveiled at Auto Guangzhou 2018 by GAC NE, GAC MOTOR’s new energy vehicle arm, will be the first line of cars to adopt Nidec’s fully integrated traction motor system (E-Axle). The super e-car with a driving mileage of over 500 kilometers is slated to hit the market in 2019.
Honda and Nidec-Shimpo Collaborate to Mass-Produce Omni-directional Driving Wheel System
Nidec-Shimpo Corporation ("Nidec-Shimpo") is collaborating with Honda Motor Co., Ltd. ("Honda") in a joint effort to mass-produce an omni-directional driving wheel system, the "Honda Omni Traction Drive System," developed by Honda. The product is expected to be launched in January 2019.
The Nidec Group to Exhibit Latest Robotic Components, Haptic Devices and More at CES 2019
The Nidec group, based in Japan but with over 300 subsidiaries in 43 countries around the world, will be at CES 2019 to display our technologically advanced compact and lightweight motors and high-precision gearboxes designed to accelerate the arrival of a comfortable society supported by robotic technology and our haptic devices designed for advanced human-machine interaction.
Nidec Founder Nagamori Talks about the Company’s Financial Situation and Strategy Moving Forward
Following the announcement of Nidec’s financial results for the fiscal first half of 2018, the company’s founder and chairman, Shigenobu Nagamori, met with investors in Tokyo to discuss the company’s financial situation and its strategy moving forward. Nidec recently recorded its highest net sales and operating profit, among other figures, on a first-half and quarterly basis.