BorgWarner will be providing a high-voltage silicon carbide inverter to a large German automaker for implementation in its next-generation electric vehicles. The BorgWarner 800V SiC inverter with proprietary power switches provides a more compact and efficient power module, resulting in higher electric vehicle range and enhanced driving performance.

The SiC inverter uses a scalable power switch for 800V systems, allowing it to be optimized for a variety of customer applications at different power levels. The SiC design builds on BorgWarner’s proven cooling technology that enables a reduced semiconductor area for cost-effectiveness. Additionally, the system offers greater durability and enhanced packaging thanks to its compact, patented power switch that is cooled on both sides and uses no wire bonds. The silicon IGBTs in the modular power switch have been replaced by SiC transistors.  Because SiC has higher switching efficiency and fewer conduction losses, BorgWarner’s new SiC inverter has reduced power losses of 40% to 70% as compared to silicon-based based inverters, depending on the drive cycle.

As part of its Charging Forward initiative, BorgWarner is accelerating the company’s electrification strategy and has announced plans to grow electric vehicle revenues to approximately 45% by 2030, along with a commitment to achieve carbon neutrality by 2035. 

BorgWarner among Forbes’ World’s Top Female Friendly Companies

A few days ago BorgWarner has announced that it has been recognized on Forbes’ list of World’s Top Female Friendly Companies, for its efforts in supporting women inside and outside of the workplace. BorgWarner ranked 103 out of 300 industry-leading honorees in the inaugural year of the award. 

BorgWarner has implemented several key programs to support women including the Women in Leadership (WIL) program as well as Women in Science and Engineering (WISE). The WIL program goal is to give women the opportunity to come together collectively and share ideas with one another and to grow their female network, both within the company and externally. WISE aims to support the personal and professional growth of female employees in STEM fields.

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