Competencies: Energy storage/power electronics
In addition to the energy storage, other electronic components also play an important role for controlling the electrical machine in hybrid vehicles. Along with the level of hybridization of the vehicle, components of conventional drives are replaced in the hybrid system with higher-performance components. For example, with the omission of an alternator in automotive systems, a DC/DC converter is needed to step the high voltage from the energy store down to 12 volts. The control functions including communication interfaces, low-loss transformation and switching of electrical energy are performed by the power electronics.
The power electronics solutions deployed by ENGIRO additionally ensure consistent smoothing of fluctuations in the energy store.