Drivetrain systems for electric and hybrid vehicles

Paul Boughton
Sevcon , a manufacturer of microprocessor-based controls for electric and hybrid vehicles, and Flextronics Automotive, an Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider, have announced that they have entered into a co-operation agreement to provide hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain systems to automotive OEM customers in Germany and other central European countries.

Flextronics Automotive provides fully integrated lighting solutions, connectivity modules and power electronic applications for automotive manufacturers around the world.
The agreement enables the companies to combine Sevcon’s motor controllers and onboard systems integration products with Flextronics Automotive’s high-voltage DC/DC converter, charger and battery management technology in developing complete drivetrain solutions for hybrid and pure electric vehicles ranging in size from two-wheeled scooters to passenger cars and trucks.

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