Chrysler to Study Advanced Electric Powertrains in Canada Electric Cars Report

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Chrysler to Study Advanced Powertrains in Canada

Chrysler LLC has entered a 5-year, $18.2 partnership with McMaster with funding support the Canadian government, to develop energy-efficient, high-performance electrified and powertrain components.

The partnership was today by the Honourable Greg Canada’s Minister of State for and Technology. It will see Chrysler invest $9.25 million in and in-kind contributions, with an $8.93 million coming the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC), the agency within Automotive Canada (APC), an initiative supports industry research at universities and government laboratories.

Work will be centred at University, where 20 engineers Chrysler Group’s Global Powertrain Group and seven research engineers will with 16 faculty members and 80 and undergraduate engineering students.The will also use Chrysler laboratories and test vehicles.

Dr. Ali Emadi is the Canada Excellence Chair (CERC) for Hybrid Research. Sponsored by Canada’s government, the CERC program universities in their efforts to on Canada’s growing reputation as a leader in research and innovation.

To advance Chrysler Group’s strategy, the partnership will multiple prototypes of critical platforms and tools that strengthen the company’s future lines. Six facets of vehicle will be explored:

— powertrain architecture and optimization

Power electronics

— machines

— Motor


— Energy management

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— Embedded software

low production volumes and the associated component costs have to limit market penetration of vehicles, affordability will be a of the technology that emerges the Chrysler-McMaster partnership. For example, the machine activity will ways to reduce rare-earth content in the magnets that electric motor function.

reliability, durability, weight, and scalability will be primary as commercial applications are expected to a variety of powertrains and a range of segments. Energy storage such as ultra-capacitors also be a key focus.

In addition to the technological gains Group will reap the partnership, students will from training in an area of importance to the auto industry.

The consists of three phases, building on the achievements of the previous The final phase is scheduled to in March of 2018.

The partnership builds on Chrysler current electrification endeavours, as the 2013 launch of the widely Fiat 500e battery-electric and the company’s research into technology .

Chrysler Group’s cooperation with the U.S. of Energy has produced test that included the first vehicles with vehicle-to-grid and the first factory-assembled Advanced Partial Zero-Emissions Vehicles to plug-in hybrid technology V-8 engines.

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