Eaton introduces DC-DC converters for 48V commercial vehicle architectures

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Power management company Eaton introduced a family of 48-volt DC-DC converters for diesel-powered commercial vehicles that can be used to power accessories such as antilock brakes and lighting. —Ben Karrer, director, Technology Development, Eaton’s eMobility business.

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Proterra selects Eaton’s 4-speed EV transmission for its ZX5 electric transit buses

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Proterra has selected Eaton’s eMobility business to supply a 4-speed medium-duty electrified vehicle (EV) transmission for the company’s ProDrive drivetrain used in Proterra ZX5 electric transit buses.

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Eaton introduces InfiniTrac electronic limited slip differential

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Power management company Eaton has introduced InfiniTrac , an electronically controlled, hydraulically actuated, variable-bias limited-slip differential that delivers optimized vehicle performance at any speed and traction condition.

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Eaton introduces new zero-leak vapor valve

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Eaton’s Vehicle Group has introduced a new zero-leak Compact Combo Valve that safely vents harmful evaporative fuel vapors in the tank by stacking a Fill Limit Vent Valve (FLVV) and a new Zero-Leak Grade Vent Valve (GVV).

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Eaton introduces portfolio of battery pack vent valves for electrified vehicles

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Power management company Eaton’s eMobility business has introduced a single-stage vent valve for electrified vehicle (EV) batteries. Eaton’s single-stage battery vent valve can be precisely and flexibly designed to meet specific opening pressures and optimize venting.

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Eaton’s Vehicle Group introduces new ePowertrain business unit; EV transmissions, reduction gearing and differentials

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Power management company Eaton’s Vehicle Group has formed a new ePowertrain business unit, which will focus on products from Eaton’s electrified vehicle (EV) transmission, reduction gearing and differential portfolios. Eaton has been supplying differentials to the EV market since 2015.

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Eaton’s Vehicle Group partnering with Ballard and NREL to develop heavy-duty truck fuel cell technology

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Power management company Eaton’ Vehicle Group has partnered with Ballard Fuel Cell Systems and the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop heavy-duty truck fuel cell technology.

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Eaton’s eMobility business introduces battery disconnect unit featuring updated Breaktor circuit protection technology

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Power management company Eaton’s eMobility business has introduced a battery disconnect unit (BDU) that can be combined with upgraded Breaktor circuit protection technology to provide circuit protection in electrified vehicles (EVs) while reducing overall complexity and cost.

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Eaton eMobility introduces high-voltage Bussmann EVK Series fuses, optimized for high-powered electrified vehicles

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Power management company Eaton’s eMobility business has introduced the EVK Series, a new line of Bussmann series fuses. Our global production and research footprint allows Eaton to provide optimum solutions to global and local customers.

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Eaton modifies Twin Vortices Series for fuel cell module applications

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Power management company Eaton announced that its Twin Vortices Series (TVS) technology has proven to be an integral component in hydrogen fuel cell modules, which benefit from the precise air flow control offered by the TVS unit to operate at peak efficiency.

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Global OEM selects Eaton’s power distribution technology for new electric commercial vehicle platform

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Power management company Eaton announced its eMobility business secured a contract to supply power distribution units (PDUs) and Bussmann series fuses to a global vehicle manufacturer for use in a new battery electric (BEV) light-duty commercial vehicle—a rapidly growing segment for BEVs.

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Eaton’s Vehicle Group introduces lineup of specialized differentials for electrified vehicles

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Power management company Eaton’s Vehicle Group has launched a lineup of specialized differentials for electrified vehicles with comparable performance to traditional internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. Eaton has been supplying differentials to the EV market since 2015.

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Eaton developing suite of 48V technologies to help commercial vehicle manufacturers meet new global emission regulations

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Power management company Eaton’s Vehicle Group has developed a series of 48-volt technologies to assist its global on- and off-highway commercial vehicle customers transitioning from traditional 12- and 24-volt vehicle systems to systems that include 48-volt architecture. Eaton supercaps.

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Eaton leverages cylinder deactivation and exhaust thermal management technologies to reduce commercial vehicle emissions

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Power management company Eaton’s Vehicle Group has demonstrated cylinder deactivation (CDA) as an effective technology for meeting future global emissions requirements for diesel-engine powered commercial vehicles.

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DOE awards Eaton $4.9M to develop low-cost fast-charging solution; solid-state transformer, modular chargers

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded power management company Eaton $4.9 Under the three-year program, Eaton will develop and demonstrate a novel, compact and turnkey solution for DC fast-charging infrastructure that is anticipated to reduce costs by 65% through improvements in power conversion and grid interconnection technology, charger integration and modularity, and installation time.

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Eaton expands valvetrain portfolio for off-highway vehicles to help reduce CO2 and NOx

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Power management company Eaton has expanded its portfolio of valvetrain solutions for diesel off-highway vehicles to help OEMs reduce emissions and improve fuel economy. Eaton’s new technology allows for cost-effective, variable valve actuation with hydraulic lash adjustment (HLA) function.

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Eaton introduces set of products to reduce vapor emissions during refueling; LEV III regulations

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Power management company Eaton has introduced a complete suite of solutions from its Vehicle Group to reduce vapor emissions produced during the refueling of gasoline-powered vehicles. Fuel tank with Eaton components.

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Eaton’s Vehicle Group launches EV e-drive gearing design, development and manufacturing

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Power management company Eaton’s Vehicle Group is developing gearing solutions for electrified vehicles (EVs). The new technology complements Eaton’s eMobility power electronics portfolio in the electrified vehicle powertrain market. Eaton can help manufacturers meet these challenges by applying its years of experience and in-house capability in design, validation and manufacturing of high-precision, high-quality gearing systems for transmissions and powertrains.

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Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies introduces all-new Endurant XD heavy-duty transmission

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Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies is expanding its Endurant automated transmission lineup with the introduction of the all-new Endurant XD series. —Charles Masters, general manager, Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies.

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Eaton contributing several components to DOE SuperTruck II program

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Eaton announced it is contributing several components to truck manufacturers participating in the U.S. Eaton is supplying a number of leading-edge technologies that improve fuel economy and reduce emissions to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) teams. The Eaton 48-volt mild hybrid accessory drive captures energy while driving and is used to keep the sleeper cab comfortable overnight without idling the engine.

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Eaton contributing to ZET Coalition clean air initiative with lineup of emission-reducing and electric vehicle technologies

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Power management company Eaton said it is a key contributor and supporter of the National Zero-Emission Truck ( ZET ) Coalition’s newly issued priority federal recommendations.

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Eaton to supply high-performance inverters for battery-electric passenger vehicle for PSA JV

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Power management company Eaton’s eMobility business was chosen by Nidec-PSA Emotors (Emotors), a joint venture between Nidec Leroy-Somer and Groupe PSA, to supply high-performance traction inverters for a battery-electric vehicle platform. Eaton will provide its power-dense inverters to Emotors, which will integrate it with the motor and ship the finished system to its customers for assembly into the battery electric vehicle.

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Eaton Cummins JV unveils 12-speed automated transmission

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Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies has introduced the new Endurant 12-speed automated transmission—the lightest, most efficient 1,850 lb-ft (2,508 N·m) capable heavy-duty transmission. Endurant is the first automated heavy-duty transmission to be introduced as part of the newly formed joint venture between Eaton and Cummins. —Gerard DeVito, vice president, Technology, Eaton Vehicle Group.

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Eaton forms strategic alliance with KPIT to develop next-generation e-mobility technologies

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Power management company Eaton is partnering with global technology company KPIT to support the development of next-generation electrified mobility technologies for Eaton’s eMobility business unit ( earlier post ). Eaton’s collaboration with KPIT initially will focus on developing and deploying technologies, software solutions and platforms for several components, including inverters, on-board chargers, DC-DC converters and power distribution modules.

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Provider Eaton makes use of Detroit auto present to unfurl EV ambitions

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Eaton introducing new power-dense inverter technology to help reduce weight, extend range of EVs

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Eaton’s eMobility business has developed compact power-dense automotive inverters capable of increasing the range of electric vehicles. Leveraging Eaton’s expertise managing high-voltage power, eMobility developed the vehicle inverters with a power density of 35 kw/L and 98% operating efficiency. Eaton projects xEVs will increase to 38% of the global passenger car market by 2030, with share dispersed among battery electric, plug-in hybrid, hybrid electric and mild hybrid electric.

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Eaton introduces new high-voltage protection device for electrified vehicles: Breaktor

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Eaton’s eMobility business is expanding high-voltage circuit protection solutions for electrified vehicles (EVs) with the introduction of Breaktor , a new advanced circuit protection solution for EVs that combines the function of fuses, pyro switches and contactors into a single coordinated device. Breaktor is a new solution which leverages Eaton industrial technology and Eaton automotive expertise to improve performance and reliability while providing architecture simplification.

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Eaton launches eMobility business; to invest $500M in new technologies

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Power management company Eaton is addressing increasing demand for high-voltage electrified vehicle technologies with the creation of its new eMobility business. eMobility was formed by combining products, expertise and global manufacturing capabilities from Eaton’s Electrical and Vehicle businesses. Eaton also has high-voltage, fast-acting fuses in nearly 50% of global electrified cars, and power electronics on a leading European battery-electric vehicle platform.

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Eaton optimized TVS scavenging pump managing precision airflow for CARB-sponsored, Achates opposed-piston engine

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Eaton will supply a TVS (Twin Vortices Series) air pump to manage airflow in the demonstration of the Achates Power two-stroke opposed-piston engine (OP Engine) at the upcoming Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference in San Diego. The Eaton device for the opposed piston two-stroke device is a scavenging pump, not an EGR pump, notes Mihai Dorobantu, director, Technology Planning and Government Affairs, Eaton Vehicle Group. Eaton TVS EGR pump.

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Eaton says testing and use show its cylinder-deactivation technology can help commercial vehicle OEMs meet coming emissions regulations

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Eaton says it has shown in regulatory test cycles and real-world use that its cylinder-deactivation (CDA) technology can play a key role in helping commercial vehicle manufacturers meet or exceed 2024 and 2027 US emissions regulations. The company will make the announcement at the North American Commercial Vehicle show (NACV) in Atlanta, Georgia, at which Eaton will display a suite of technologies. —Karl Sievertsen, chief technology officer, Eaton’s Vehicle Group.

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Eaton and Tenneco partner to produce new, integrated exhaust thermal management system to meet coming lower NOx standards

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Power management company Eaton and Tenneco announced a joint development agreement between Eaton’s Vehicle Group and Tenneco’s Clean Air business group to produce an integrated exhaust thermal management system that will enable commercial truck and light vehicle manufacturers to meet upcoming emissions regulations. Under terms of the agreement, Tenneco’s Cold Start Thermal Unit (CSTU) will be combined with Eaton’s TVS blower technology.

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Eaton introduces new Flex Power Distribution Unit for commercial electric vehicles

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Eaton’s eMobility business has introduced a new Flex Power Distribution Unit (PDU) for high-voltage electrified commercial vehicles; the new unit is uniquely designed to handle multiple load requirements. Eaton has reached an agreement with Cummins Inc. —Scott Adams, SVP, eMobility, Eaton. Eaton’s Flex PDU is scheduled to go into production by 2021.

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Eaton to launch a purpose-built, heavy-duty transmission for Class 7, 8 electric commercial vehicles

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Eaton’s eMobility business is launching an all-new 4-speed transmission for heavy-duty electrified commercial vehicles to meet growing global demand in a number of segments, including pickup and delivery and port drayage in North America, China and Europe. Scott Adams, senior vice president, eMobility, Eaton. Unlike traditional commercial vehicle transmissions, Eaton’s 4-speed EV gearbox does not have a clutch, and shifts are synchronized using the traction motor.

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Eaton and Cummins to form JV for automated transmissions for heavy- and medium-duty commercial vehicles

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Eaton and Cummins announced an agreement to form a joint venture for automated transmissions for heavy-duty and medium-duty commercial vehicles. The joint venture will be named Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies. Cummins and Eaton will each own 50% of the new joint venture. Eaton’s current medium-duty automated transmission, Procision, and next generation heavy-duty automated transmissions, will be part of the joint venture.

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Nissan and Eaton partner on second-life EV battery applications

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Nissan and Eaton will partner to combine their respective expertise in lithium-ion batteries and power electronics respectively, to bring reliable and cost-competitive second-life energy storage and control technologies to the market. —Cyrille Brisson, Vice President Marketing, Eaton Electrical EMEA.

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Eaton launches new, more efficient TVS2 supercharger; targeting super-turbo systems

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Eaton has announced its newest supercharger—TVS2—which improves vehicle manufacturers’ ability to deliver an optimal single boosted application, or to pair this device with other boosting technologies in order to deliver compound boosting solutions for improved engine performance—a combined supercharger-turbocharger system. Eaton’s Twin Vortices Series (TVS) is a Roots-type supercharger with four- lobe rotors and high-flow inlet and outlet ports.

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Nissan and Eaton broaden xStorage Home energy storage portfolio; 10-year xStorage Buildings deal with Amsterdam ArenA

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Nissan and power management leader Eaton are broadening their portfolio of xStorage Home residential energy storage solutions—which can use second-life EV batteries—by introducing a range of six product configurations, giving consumers greater choice to meet their energy needs. The Nissan/Eaton partnership offers xStorage Home, xStorage Buildings and xStorage Grid-scale products.

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Eaton to develop affordable home refueling station for natural gas vehicles; liquid piston technology

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Eaton Corporation will develop an affordable home refueling station for natural gas vehicles, utilizing existing natural gas sources in the home and innovative compressor technology. Eaton will collaborate with the University of Minnesota on thermodynamic analysis and modeling to enable the efficient transfer of heat in the compression process. The development project will be led by Eaton’s Innovation Center teams in Southfield, Mich.,

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Eaton to double the size of its Jining, China facility for valve and valvetrain products

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Eaton will double the manufacturing capacity at its Jining, China facility to meet growing customer demand in the region for its valve and valvetrain products and technologies. Located within the Eaton Campus in the Jining Shandong Province, the expansion project began this year and be operational in March 2014. Eaton’s Vehicle Group has steadily expanded its footprint in China since 1998 when it opened its first manufacturing facility in Shanghai.

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Eaton and Cummins Westport launch first automated transmission/natural gas engine package for N.A. Market; expanding SmartAdvantage diesel packages

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Eaton and Cummins Westport, a joint-venture company of Cummins Inc. The powertrain will combine an Eaton UltraShift PLUS automated transmission with the Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine. Eaton and Cummins also announced that their popular SmartAdvantage Powertrain package is being expanded to include applications for the ISX12 diesel engine and ISX15 SmartAdvantage applications up to 110,000 lb gross vehicle weight (GVW). ISXG12 G paired with UltraShift PLUS. Click to enlarge.

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Eaton to supply EV charging stations to federal EV Pilot Program

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Eaton Corporation announced a collaborative agreement to supply federal departments and agencies with electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and related installation and services equipment, through a US General Services Administration (GSA) contract awarded to Autoflex, Inc. Eaton has more than 3,000 charging stations already shipped or installed in North America.

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Nissan awards Eaton “Global Innovation Award” for TVS supercharger in 1.2L DIG-S engine

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Eaton Corporation has received one of Nissan Motor Co.’s s “Global Innovation Award” for the Eaton TVS (Twin Vortices Series) supercharger used in the downsized DIG-S engine in the Micra. Eaton’s TVS superchargers feature patented high-speed rotors driven directly from the engine’s crankshaft. Eaton’s TVS supercharger is an advanced Roots-type positive displacement supercharger with twin four-lobe rotors that are twisted 160-degrees.

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Eaton enhances commercial vehicle hybrid electric system to improve fuel efficiency, performance and system payback

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Eaton Corporation has introduced a number of enhancements to increase the fuel economy, performance and payback of its hybrid electric power system for commercial vehicles ( earlier post ) including a new high-capacity battery; a new single-phase 115-volt AC Auxiliary Power Generator (APG); a higher capacity clutch to expand applications up to 860 lb-ft (1,093 N·m) of torque; and a new remanufactured battery for aftermarket purchase. In 2010, Eaton selected Compact Power Inc.

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