Industry White Paper

Optimized Drivetrain and New Semiconductor Technologies Enable the Design of Energy-efficient Electric Vehicles

July 10, 2023 by Infineon Technologies
Topics Covered
  • More than just an inverter
  • SiC and GaN enhance performance
  • How to reduce demand for raw materials and rare earths

White Paper Overview

The traction inverter is the core component of the drivetrain in all-electric vehicles, making it the most essential system: The device plays a crucial role in enabling efficient and sustainable electromobility since it directly influences the power output and significantly affects the vehicle's dynamics. However, to develop efficient electric vehicles the integration of complementary sub-systems and the utilization of cutting-edge semiconductor technologies are also vital factors that must be considered.