Linamar Showcases Fully Electric Technology Demonstration at ACT Expo
Linamar, a worldwide leader in manufacturing solutions, has announced the completion of a major electrified mobility R&D project: a fully operational BEV full-size pickup truck showcasing the technologies of Linamar electrified vehicles. The technology demonstrator is based on a 2500 pickup platform and is currently being displayed at the 2023 Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Anaheim, California. Visitors to the event can take a test drive and experience firsthand Linamar’s innovative solutions that can help them electrify their next EV project (source).
eLIN Solutions Showcase of BEV and Fuel Cell Products
Alongside the technology demonstrator, Linamar will also showcase its latest eLIN solutions at the ACT Expo. The display will include the state-of-the-art eMatrix Battery Pack design, its FlexForm hydrogen storage tank for fuel cell applications, and the second generation of its eMD15 Beam eAxle, as well as a host of other electrified mobility capabilities and commercial vehicle trucks. The eLIN Product Solutions Group is uniquely positioned to provide electrified innovations that meet the future needs of commercial truck and fleet OEMs. Linamar’s eAxle designs, including the eUD10 and the second generation eMD15, are suitable for vehicle classes 1 through 6 ().
Demonstration Truck Equipped with eUD10 Beam eAxle and eBrick Battery Pack
The technology demo truck was equipped with front and rear eUD10 Beam eAxles, one of several eAxle designs available in Linamar’s eLIN portfolio, offering coverage for vehicle classes 1 through 6. The eAxles combined create a 4WD capability that delivers more than 15,200 Nm of peak torque and 750 kW of peak power. The vehicle is also equipped with the eBrickTM Battery Pack, which is designed by eMatrix Custom Battery Systems, a company where Linamar holds a minority strategic stake. These innovations and many more make up the full eLIN product portfolio, which is available for OEM integration into new EV platforms.
Linamar’s Commitment to Electrification and Advanced Manufacturing
Linamar is an advanced manufacturing company where technology meets expertise to create power solutions for vehicles, motion, work, and lives for the future. The company is comprised of two operating segments: the Industrial segment and the Mobility segment, both world leaders in manufacturing solutions and world-class developers of highly engineered products. Linamar Corporation has over 28,000 employees in 66 manufacturing plants, 14 R&D centers, and 28 sales offices in 17 countries in North and South America, Europe, and Asia, generating sales of over $7.9 billion in 2022.
Linamar’s showcase at the ACT Expo highlights the company’s commitment to electrification and innovation in manufacturing solutions. The technology demonstrator truck, equipped with advanced eAxle and battery pack technology, is an impressive display of the company’s capabilities. Visitors to the event can expect to see Linamar’s full eLIN product portfolio, including their designs for flexible hydrogen storage tanks, advanced battery pack technology, and more. With its strong focus on electrification and innovation, Linamar is well positioned to meet the future needs of commercial truck and fleet OEMs worldwide.