Automotive World 2020: Electrification-related technologies (2)

The 11th EV JAPAN (EV & HEV Drive System Technology Expo): inverters, power devices, etc.

2020/03/06

Summary

  This report introduces primarily products such as inverters, power modules, and measurement-related equipment exhibited at the 11th EV Japan Expo and the 12th CAR-ELE Japan Expo held in the Aomi Exhibition Hall, as well as exhibited at the 6th CAR-MECHA Japan Expo and the 10th Automotive Lightweight Technology Expo held at the West Exhibition Hall at Automotive World 2020 (dates: January 15th to January 17th 2020; venue: Tokyo Big Sight).

  Keihin exhibited various types of inverters equipped in Honda vehicles as well as a new inverter. STMicroelectronics unveiled its latest device, the SiC power module that is featured on the Tesla Model 3 inverter.

  Additionally, new heat dissipation members, which will likely be utilized to improve cooling performance for motors and inverters, required for increasingly higher outputs, drew considerable attention.

電動車用パワーコントロールユニット 青海展示棟の風景
Keihin’s lineup of power control units View of the Aomi Exhibition Hall

 


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