First success for the new Marelli. An electric axle drive arrives from a major manufacturer

Marelli Strasbourg electric powertrain a joint venture born from the union between the transmission manufacturer Punch and Marelli, itself born in 2019 from the merger between Magneti Marelli and Calsonic Kansei. The transmissions engineering and production capacity is concentrated in the Strasbourg office, and it was here that the new company received its first major order, just months after the company was incorporated in May. last.

Marelli has announced that a major OEM has ordered a significant amount of electric axles, or electrified axles, without revealing the exact quantity or even the identity of the customer. Production of this component will begin in 2024.

Marelli Strasbourg electric powertrain

The joint venture, in which Marelli holds the majority, combines the proven experience of the two partner companies to develop and assemble integrated “e-axle” systems optimized for electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles.

We don’t currently have the specs for the requested product, and we don’t even know if it will be used for BEVs or PHEVs, nor is it known if it’s for cars or other types of vehicles. Marelli Electric Powertrain however revealed that the system will be meets the strictest functional safety requirements, such as ASIL-D (Automotive Safety Integrity Level D), and will be one of the most compact, efficient and high-performance solutions on the market. We also know that it will be an active torque vectoring system.