Electric Motors 101: A Guide to Modern Motor Technologies

  Electric motors are everywhere, from household applications such as your toothbrush, refrigerator and phone, to the planes, trains and automobiles we use on our daily commutes. Ever since the invention of the electric motor in 1834, engineers have striven … Read More

Battery Degradation in Electric Vehicles Explained

Recently on our AVID Learning podcast, we covered the topic of battery degradation and how the state of health of a battery vehicle is determined. Our listeners specifically wanted to know if there was anything they could be doing to … Read More

What is a Battery Management System (BMS)?

This white paper is based on a recent AVID Learning podcast episode we released where we answered several listeners’ requests to talk more in-depth on Battery Management Systems or BMS to explain what they do and why they are needed. … Read More

Integration, Integration, Integration

This white paper covers the future development trends in electric and hybrid vehicle drivetrain. In particular, the integration of the powertrain electrical and electronic systems. This white paper deliberately ignores the battery pack and talks about everything else in the … Read More

How Does a Software Update Fix Diesel Emissions?

After 3 years the after-effects of “Dieselgate” are still rumbling on, with the recent arrest of Rupert Stadler the CEO of Audi and the German authorities forcing Daimler to recall hundreds of thousands of vehicles for software updates, I think … Read More

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