28.02.2019 | Press Release

A further step towards cost-effective powertrain solutions

We announce our new joint venture
with Wuxi and CRRC TEC

hofer powertrain announces the new joint venture company, ‘Wuxi CRRC hofer powertrain Co. Ltd.’, located in Wuxi, China. We established the joint venture in strategic cooperation with CRRC TEC, the world’s leading propulsion and control systems provider in the rolling stock industry and new energy products. The new Joint Venture will focus on providing electric drive units with advanced technology to customers in the new energy vehicle segment.

CRRC TEC has been an expert in the field of semiconductor modules, and a manufacturer of IGBTs for several years and has established a complete industry chain from the development of core elements, components through system integration with relevant testing capabilities. High power semiconductors solutions are an essential component in the power electronics of an electrical axle, aka. Electric Drive Unit. This key factor will create the synergies needed to provide our customers with e-mobility solutions that are also cost-effective.

We at hofer powertrain are committed to providing the most efficient powertrain solution to our customers in regards to all requirements. This intent means we need to be able to offer cost-effective solutions while at the same time creating individual designs.

At this moment, the JV team in Wuxi is growing and expanding its production to meet the increasing demand. The Joint Venture is taking rapid steps towards our goal. In order to guarantee the expected quality, an extensive test field is being implemented as part of the JV facility.