Future-Proofing EV Powertrains

Improved design methodology for accommodating future uncertainty to be presented by Drive System Design at CTI China Leamington Spa, UK, 18 September 2019 – UK-based automotive engineering specialist, Drive System Design (DSD) will present a system-level approach for EV powertrain design in a paper at the 17th CTI China Symposium in Shanghai from 23-25 September….

New electric vehicle NVH optimisation opportunity presented at LCV2019

DSD’s system approach offers vehicle manufacturers chance to balance powertrain efficiency, cost and NVH ePOP process simulates powertrain options to generate optimised EV design Approach significantly reduces risk of late-emerging NVH issues Leamington Spa, UK, 29 August 2019 – Leamington Spa-based automotive innovation business, Drive System Design (DSD), will present its system level approach to…

DSD Inc. announces expansion to meet growing need for rapid electrified powertrain development

$2m investment results in new facility and increased testing capabilities DSD Inc appoint a new vice president to drive further growth One-stop-shop, in-house ePowertrain expertise provides significantly shorter development timelines Michigan, US, August 1st 2019 – Following a period of sustained business growth, specialist engineering consultancy Drive System Design Inc., is investing over $2.0m by…

UK consortium to drive new era of electric powertrain development

Ground-breaking concepts aim to provide the most cost-effective, lightweight, compact and efficient electric powertrain on the market Ambitious ACeDrive project positions the UK as global leader in electric powertrain research and development Match-funding awarded by the APC to help deliver mass-production ready technology Project led by GKN Automotive in partnership with Drive System Design and…

Optimising EV Powertrains for the Next-Generation of Commercial and Autonomous Vehicles

Improved EV powertrains for commercial vehicles can significantly reduce total cost of ownership Eliminating the driver in an autonomous vehicle subjects the powertrain to narrower operating conditions and places greater focus on comfort, resulting in smaller motors and a lighter drivetrain   Leamington Spa, UK, 29th November 2018 – Drive System Design (DSD) will present…

DSD launches suite of drivetrain control solutions: Infinite Control

The offering enables OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to deliver new concepts quicker Enables Tier 2 suppliers to move up the value-chain through expansion of in-house control capability via knowledge transfer The flexible, modular and platform independent software packages can take a concept through to production readiness Infinite Control will be showcased for the first…

Novel method for Electrified Powertrain analysis significantly reduces weight, size and cost

Evaluating the entire system as opposed to components individually leads to fully optimised solutions Leamington Spa, UK, 11th September 2018 – A novel simulation and analysis tool will optimise the design of electric vehicle powertrains, significantly improving cost, performance and packaging. Developed by leading driveline engineering consultancy Drive System Design (DSD), the tool enables the…

New integrated approach to hybrid e-motor design provides improved performance, packaging and weight benefits

Custom designed e-machine maximizes the potential of 48V hybrid architecture while simplifying calibration demands and improving system efficiency Leamington Spa, UK, May 03rd 2018 – Powertrain engineering specialist, Drive System Design (DSD) will highlight how the design of a bespoke e-machine can unlock the benefits of P2 hybrid arrangement (where the motor is positioned between…