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.
Monthly Nidec Report - Changing agriculture with drones
The need to save labor and boost productivity in Japan's agricultural sector has become an urgent issue due to the aging and decreasing farming population. Set against this backdrop, Yamaha Motor's agricultural spraying drone launched in March 2019 is gathering attention as a possible solution. Read about the development of the motor that drives the propellers of the drone.
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 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 - 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 Industrial Solutions surfs the crest of the wave of a new business: electronic power makes it possible to experience exciting, safe and reliable surfing indoors
Nidec Industrial Solutions is partnering with American Wave Machines by providing the control system backbone for innovative technology which has the potential to disrupt the sport of surfing
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.
NEC and Nidec develop technology to control robots equipped with Intelligent Motors
NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and Nidec Corporation (Nidec; TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) announces the successful joint development of a technology that enables highly precise, real-time remote control of Intelligent Motors, motors incorporating microcomputers through a wireless network.
Nidec To Supply BLDC Motors for FIRST® Robotics Competition
ST. LOUIS – In 2018, for the first time, high school students in FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics competition will be allowed to use Dynamo Brushless DC (BLDC) motors that will be supplied by Nidec Motor Corporation.
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.
“Nidec Moves Everything” – World’s biggest motor maker to show off its comprehensive line-up at CES 2018"
● With the emergence of the drone & robotics industries, the demand for motors is set to increase significantly. ● Nidec wants to respond to this demand by showing its comprehensive range of motors along with numerous demonstrations and other unique experiences at CES 2018. ● Nidec will exhibit at the drone & robotics corner of CES 2018 in LVCC, South Hall 2, booth #25835.
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.
Nidec Develops New Traction Motor System (E-Axle)
Today, Nidec announced the design concept of a Traction motor system (e-axle), which includes e-machine, inverter and gear-box. Due to the increasing demand of the electrification of passenger vehicles, Nidec has developed this system targeting PHEV and Electric Vehicles.