Delphi Featuring Green Technologies at 2011 Vienna Motor Symposium
Delphi’s innovative low-cost, high-power inverter helps reduce emissions and improve fuel economy
VIENNA, Austria — Delphi Automotive will highlight its green technologies, including an innovative low-cost, high power inverter at the International Vienna Motor Symposium. The symposium will take place May 5-6 at the Congress Center in Vienna, Austria.
Innovative Low-Cost, High-Power Inverters from Delphi
Part of the electrified powertrain, the inverter converts DC (direct current) from a high-voltage vehicle battery pack into the AC (alternating current) voltage, which is needed to efficiently drive the vehicle’s electric motor. Delphi’s low-cost, high-power inverter incorporates proprietary power semiconductor packaging technology developed to help manufacturers offer vehicles that meet fuel economy and emissions regulations at a more affordable cost. The newly developed package enables higher current and power density which, when coupled with double-side cooling reduces semiconductor area, a benefit that helps decrease the cost, size and weight of the inverter while increasing overall reliability.
“Delphi is committed to developing innovative hybrid and electric vehicle technologies that increase fuel economy, reduce emissions, and help make electrified vehicles an appealing consumer choice,” said Volker Weisgerber, chief engineer, Power Electronics Europe.
Delphi’s Power Electronics portfolio includes hybrid and electric vehicle controllers, on-board battery chargers, battery management systems, DC/DC converters, inverters and energy storage systems.
Green Powertrain Technologies also showcased at Vienna Motor Symposium
Other Delphi products on display in Vienna include:
** Diesel Fuel Injection Systems
- Delphi 3-cylinder Multec® diesel common rail system with balance valve fast servo solenoid injector
- Delphi Ultra High Pressure Common Rail system for heavy duty and premium medium duty applications
** Gasoline Engine System Technology
- Delphi 3-cylinder Multec Homogeneous Gasoline Direct Injection system – recently awarded a prestigious 2011 Automotive News Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence (PACE) Award
- Delphi 4-cylinder Multec Spray Stratified Gasoline Direct Injection system Variable Valve Actuation with two step valve lift control
** Fuel Handling & Evaporative Management Systems
- Delphi’s compact new brushless fuel pump
- Delphi’s low-cost, high-performance inverter
About the Symposium
The 32nd International Vienna Motor Symposium promises to highlight the latest results in worldwide engine and powertrain development, future legislation, new engines, fuels, drive train electrification, hybrid technology, CO2-reduction, and exhaust emission control. The high-caliber symposium is supplemented by a technical exhibition and a wide-ranging social program. For more information visit: http://www.övk.at/veranstaltungen_/veranst_symp_en.htm.
Delphi is a leading global supplier of electronics and technologies for automotive, commercial vehicle and other market segments. Operating major technical centers, manufacturing sites and customer support facilities in 30 countries, Delphi delivers real-world innovations that make products smarter and safer as well as more powerful and efficient. Connect to innovation at www.delphi.com
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