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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Nidec and Groupe PSA Completes the Establishment of Joint Venture for Automotive Electric Traction Motors
As announced on December 4, 2017, Nidec Corporation (TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) (“Nidec”) and Groupe PSA have completed the establishment of the joint venture that develops, manufactures and sells automotive electric traction motors. The profile of the joint venture is as follows.
Nidec ASI presents the new Ultra Fast Charger for speedy recharging of new-generation electric vehicles: an important asset for the development of the electric car market
The Nidec Group, presents the innovative Ultra Fast Charger (UFC), an advanced system for charging electric vehicles that hooks up to the national grid through charging towers. This solution will help pave the way for the spread of electric vehicles, a market which in many countries is still struggling to get off the ground, but which has huge opportunities for growth in the near future.
Auto China 2018 Kicks Off in Beijing
April 25 marked the beginning of Auto China 2018, held in Beijing under the slogan “Steering To A New Era.” During the first two press-exclusive days, Dr. Kazuya Hayafune, the deputy executive general manager and chief engineer of Nidec's Automotive business unit, was present to answer questions from the press about Nidec’s newly announced fully integrated traction motor system.
Nidec Develops Fully Integrated Traction Motor System (E-Axle)
Today, Nidec, a Kyoto-based leading global manufacturer of electric motors, announced the successful development of a new fully integrated automotive traction motor system (e-axle) comprising an electric motor, reduction gear box and inverter. This new system is the latest and most advanced iteration of the company's e-axle developed to respond to the growing demand for automobile electrification.
Nidec to Showcase Latest Automotive Technologies at Auto China 2018
Kyoto, Japan: Today, Nidec Corporation announced that its automotive division will exhibit at Auto China 2018 to be held in Beijing, China in April - May this year. Nidec's electric motors are already used in tens of millions of automobiles across the world and Auto China 2018 provides an excellent opportunity for the company to showcase its latest technologies.
Nidec and Groupe PSA to Sign Joint Venture Agreement for Automotive Electric Traction Motor
Nidec Corporation and Groupe PSA, through Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding, intend to set up a joint venture dedicated to the design, development, manufacture and sale of electric traction motors. For this purpose, Nidec Leroy-Somer and Groupe PSA entered into a joint venture agreement on December 4, 2017.
The 67th International Motor Show (IAA) Kicks Off in Frankfurt
Following the press days that featured the unveiling of numerous innovations, including a firsthand view of Nidec’s recently announced smallest-of-its-kind ADAS sensor fusion unit and integrated Electric Power Steering (EPS) powerpacks, the trade days have begun with an inaugural speech by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on September 14. This year’s IAA is held under the slogan “Future now” and fo
Nidec Develops New Electric Power Steering (EPS) Powerpack for Automobiles
Nidec Corporation is announcing the production design of a fully integrated ECU (Electronic Control Unit) and electric motor for Electric Power Steering (EPS Power-pack). This is a synergy product that combines the technologies of Nidec Corporation and Nidec Elesys Corporation that specializes in electronic control units.