With the development of sustainable businesses and social corporate responsibility, many companies are trying to change their products in order to make them more eco-friendly. The automotive industry has been at the heart of these changes do to its tremendous impact on the environment and the growing demand for vehicles around the world.
Having been criticized for being a the main source of pollution , many manufacturers have developed new motors that are less pollutant but while trying to keep a high level of performance and satisfy the clients needs.
Ricardo , an American company that provides engineering solutions and consulting services and intelligent vehicles to its client deals with the dilemma every day. Chris Domin Ricardo’s chief engineer , explains how the integration of wireless technologies, telematics, and electronics is used to improve the efficiency of vehicles. He emphasizes on the fact that copper is the main elements to the good functioning of this technology . He says “This technology relies on a number of different components, and copper is critical because it’s the glue that ties it all together”. Its high conductivity and adaptability properties offer many advantages in order to improve the motors performance and comply with the high technological level of hybrid engines.
According to the Copper Development association, using copper in induction motor in hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles has plenty of benefits. Copper rotors are more economical, and compact than permanent magnet motors, and gives the manufacturer a bigger flexibility.
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Houria B.// SMC Editor