BorgWarner is providing its
high-performance electric drive module (eDM) for the 2018 C30 electric vehicle
(EV) and the brand ORA from China’s leading automaker, Great Wall Motors (GWM).
The 2018 C30 is the first EV model in China equipped with BorgWarner’s eDM
Unveiled at Auto China 2018 in
Beijing, GWM’s new brand ORA is the automaker’s strategic EV brand for new
energy vehicle market. With the integrated design of the electric motor and
eGearDrive transmission, BorgWarner’s eDM enables weight, cost and space
savings in addition to easy installation, significantly improving efficiency to
meet growing demand for power and comfort from electric vehicles.
“With the launch of the
credit-score system that encourages a shift to new-energy vehicles in April
this year, we anticipate flourishing growth in China’s EV market amid the
electrification trend of the broader auto industry,” said Dr. Stefan Demmerle,
President and General Manager, BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems, adding that “In
addition to a wide variety of new technologies in electric motors and control
modules, we offer localised production of our innovative products to provide
our customers with tailored solutions and fast service at the right value.”
Integrating its industry-leading
eGearDrive transmission and high voltage hairpin (HVH) electric motor
technology, BorgWarner’s eDM provides primary or secondary propulsion for pure
electric or hybrid vehicles. Featuring a high-precision gear train and aluminum
housing with simplified components, the eDM’s compact and lightweight design
balances power, torque, volume and efficiency. The electric motor delivers up
to 315 Nm of torque with maximum operational speeds of up to 10,600 rpm. The
advanced eDM provides vehicles with superior motor and transmission efficiency,
excellent torque output and acoustic performance, and enables a quiet and
smooth driving experience for drivers and passengers.
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