Qoros Auto contracts with AAM for electric drive technology
10 July 2013
Qoros Auto Co., Ltd., joint venture between Chery Automobile Co., Ltd. and Israel Corporation and headquartered in Shanghai (earlier post), has awarded AAM (American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc.) a driveline systems contract for e-AAM technology to be applied on a future model year Qoros vehicle. This vehicle will be produced in China for both the Chinese and European automotive markets.
e-AAM hybrid and electric driveline systems consist of an electric drive unit, power box unit with an electric drive control module and a proprietary control strategy and software designed for traction and hybrid controls functionality.
The technology provides a cost-efficient solution with high power density, a high degree of modularity and a full scope of controls and software, AAM says.
AAM is a Tier I supplier to the automotive industry and a worldwide leader in the manufacture, engineering, design and validation of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components and chassis modules for trucks, sport utility vehicles (SUVs), passenger cars and crossover vehicles.