OES’ XYZR Series of four-axes stages available with four motor options.
Fastest Corvette is an all-wheel drive, gas electric hybrid
Chevy’s E-Ray boasts 655 hp and a zero-to-60 mph of 2.5 seconds.
igus power/data transmission cables suitable for Bosch Rexroth motors and Siemens drives.
US official warns of risks posed by heavy electric vehicles
Outsized battery mass of large vehicles could lead to higher injury, death risk in collisions, NTSB leader says.
Stellantis preps cost cuts due to higher EV prices
CEO Tavares says car maker will need to reduce fixed, variable and distribution costs to keep EVs affordable.
Festo automated bioreactor moves algae-based bio-products a step closer to economic viability.
2022 Canadian auto sales lowest since 2009, DesRosiers says
Firm says sales improved 5.5 percent in December or approximately 109,000 new light vehicles.
Single Axis Motion Controller
Galil’s 1-axis DMC-3x01x controller features Ethernet/RS232 communication and an optional 800W servo drive.
Linear Motor Magnetic Tracks
ETEL’s MWD+ magnetic tracks boost performance of company’s LMG/LMS linear motors.
NVIDIA researchers teach dexterity to robot hand via simulation
Isaac Gym robotics simulator trains end-effector dexterity 10,000 times faster than in real world, company says.
Electric Linear Actuator
SMAC’s LPL Series 125 actuator designed for use on robot end effectors.
Canada’s first full scale EV plant opens in Ingersoll, ON
Retooled GM CAMI production plant to make company’s BrightDrop Zevo 600 electric van.
Siemens SIMOTICS S-1FS2 suitable for clean-in-place (CIP) processes and all commercially available cleaning agents.
Competitors chip away at Tesla’s U.S. electric vehicle share
Tesla holds onto 65% of EV market, competitors gain in sub-$50,000 price range.
Small Package, Big Energy
Mohawk Innovative leverages 3D printing to boost durability, slash cost of SOFC fuel cell components.
Vertical Lift Stage
OES’ 600mm AT20-600 stage series features high loading and 5 micron repeatability.
Electric air taxi company Archer plans Georgia factory
VTOL aircraft maker to invest $118M on new plant to reach 650 aircraft per year goal.
Hybrids are most reliable vehicles, Consumer Reports survey finds
Practical, time-tested vehicle class not plagued by glitchy frills and complex transmissions, publication says.
Danfoss valve for H1B bent-axis motor designed to expand motor’s use in open-circuit systems.
Mini Planetary Gearmotors
Applied Motion Products’ PH Series designed for step motor applications.
Get to know “predictive maintenance”
How the maintenance strategy leverages innovations in sensing and analytics technologies to overcome the drawbacks of traditional preventive maintenance.
Magna’s hybrid transmission system starts production
48V 7-speed dual-clutch transmission to feature in new and future Stellantis vehicle models.
Motor and Controller
Maxon’s IDX line combines brushless EC-i motor with an EPOS4 positioning controller.
Merchandise trade surplus fell to $1.5B in August, StatsCan says
Total exports fell 2.9 per cent to $65.4 billion, moving lower for a second consecutive month.
Michigan board approves $400M to advance EV batteries
U.S. state aims to stay competitive as Ford moves forward with new EV battery plants in other states.
Siemens SIMATIC MICRO-DRIVE designed for extra-low-voltage motors.
Tesla humanoid robot takes first untethered steps at AI event
Musk says EV maker intends to make an “extremely capable” version of its Optimus robot in high volumes.
Copperstone Technologies’ amphibious Helix robot mitigates the risks of monitoring tailings ponds.
Slotted Flat Motor
Portescap’s 20ECF brushless flat motor combines motor performance with small package size.
Biden touts EVs at Detroit auto show
‘Car guy’ president announced first $900M to build chargers across national highway system.
AC Servo Motors
Kollmorgen EKM Series servo motors carry MilSpec 810E and IP67 ratings.
GM venture starts building battery cells at new Ohio factory
Plant to help GM’s EVs to qualify for U.S. federal tax credit.