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-Shimpo Launches AGV with Vision-Based Navigation System
Nidec-Shimpo announces the launch of a new addition to its S-CART brand of automated guided vehicles (AGV). The new AGV is outfitted with a vision-based navigation system that utilizes Visual SLAM technology developed by Canon Inc.
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 Dominates Institutional Investor’s Annual Rankings of Best IR Companies in Japan
Nidec Corporation ranked No.1 in all 4 categories, which are Best CEOs, Best CFOs, Best IR Professionals, Best IR Programs in the Electronics/Components business sector on Institutional Investor’s 2020 All-Japan Executive Team. This is the eighth consecutive year of being ranked No.1 on Institutional Investor’s All-Japan Executive Team rankings.2020 All-Japan Executive Team is a survey executed by
Nidec to acquire the Delta production line from Secop Austria
Nidec Corporation (TSE: 6594; OTC US: NJDCY) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with Secop Austria GmbH on March 31, 2020, by which Nidec will acquire the Delta production line from Secop through the Company’s sub-subsidiary Nidec Global Appliance Italy S.r.l. and its Austrian company.
Monthly Nidec Report - Nidec's CSR
As the world unites behind the goal of "realizing a sustainable society," Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) becomes more important than ever. Against this backdrop, the Nidec group is strengthening its efforts in the three areas of environmental, social, and governance, in addition to its core mission of striving to provide products and services that contribute to overcoming societal challe
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.
German Bionic and Nidec-Shimpo Collaborate on Development of Miniaturized Actuator for Active Exoskeletons
German Bionic power suit prototype featuring Nidec-Shimpo’s super flat actuator to be showcased at exhibition in Tokyo (December 18-21)
Nidec Completed Acquisition of Roboteq, Inc.
Nidec Corporation today announced that the company completed the acquisition of 90% ownership of Roboteq Inc., a U.S.-based designer of ultra-low voltage (ULV) drives, from its owners through Nidec Motor Corporation.
Monthly Nidec Report - The next challenge for Nidec's small precision motor business
With a global market share of 85%, Nidec's HDD motors are one of the core products that have laid the foundation of the company group. Now, as "five big waves" are approaching, the company is poised to leverage the proprietary technology and know-how it has built up over the years in this field in order to catch the new waves and grow the company further.
Monthly Nidec Report - Eliminating overtime to win in the global competition
The work-style reform initiative launched by the Japanese government is gaining traction in industrial circles. For Nidec, a company that used to be known for long hours and a gung-ho attitude, the shift toward a more efficient way of working started about three years ago. In order to win in the global competition, the company has set out to achieve "double productivity and zero overtime" by 2020.
Monthly Nidec Report - Towards a decarbonized society
Nidec's contribution to sustainability has traditionally been in the shape of efficient motors that reduce energy consumption, but for some time we have been stepping up our efforts to contribute through energy creation as well. In this installment, we take a look at Nidec ASI's strategy as told by Franck Girard, the Chairman & Managing Director of Nidec ASI - France.
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 - Motors for innovative personal mobility solutions
Announced in 2014, the revolutionary power wheelchair "WHILL" stands out for its sophisticated design and ease of use. More than just a wheelchair, it is truly worthy of being called a "next-gen personal mobility device." The latest model, announced in April 2017, is lighter, more compact and even easier to use, in part due to a custom-developed Nidec motor.
Nidec Completes Acquisition of Embraco, Whirlpool Corporation’s Compressor Business
Nidec Corporation announced today that the Company completed the acquisition of the compressor business (“Embraco”) of Whirlpool Corporation on July 2, 2019 (July 1, 2019 local time in Brazil) following the European Commission’s approval granted on June 26, 2019.
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.