Electric Motors

Simulation Shows Promise Of Hybrid Train Operation

A virtual reality simulation found that the MTU Hybrid PowerPack from Rolls-Royce could be used on the Lake Constance Belt Railway and help provide environmentally friendly, economic and reliable rail operations even before electrification...

PowerPack For Rail Application

MTU will supply 57 Series 1600 PowerPack rail drive systems to Hitachi Rail Europe to power 19 new Class 802 intercity trains. The trains are scheduled to enter service beginning in 2019 along the Pennine...

An Ideal Acquisition

Hyundai Ideal Electric Co. announced that the 114-year-old Mansfield, Ohio, U.S.A., manufacturer has been acquired by a privately held affiliate of Gulf Electroquip Ltd. of Houston, Texas, U.S.A. No financial details were provided. Owned since...

Done Deal

Nidec Corp. announced that it has completed its acquisition of the motors, drives and electric power generation businesses of Emerson Electric. The $1.2 billion deal, which was first announced last August, includes Leroy-Somer Holding,...

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