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UQM Technologies Introduces 145 kW System For Propulsion & Generator Applications

April 21, 2009 by Jeff Shepard

UQM Technologies, Inc. announced that it has released a new motor/generator system for use in electric propulsion applications. The new 145 kW system extends the peak power available in the company’s smaller 280mm diameter frame size from 125 to 145 kW, has a continuous power rating of 85 kW, delivers peak torque of 400 Nm and weighs only 50 kg.

UQM® propulsion systems and generators are available in a variety of power levels in either a 280 mm diameter frame size or a larger 405 mm diameter frame size

The company offers a complete line of matching power electronic motor controllers to intelligently manage the operation of its motors and generators, as well as dc-dc converter and dc-ac inverter power conversion products.

"We are pleased to add the PowerPhase® 145 system to our line-up of electric propulsion systems for light-duty and heavy-duty vehicle applications," said Jon Lutz, UQM Technologies’ Vice President of Technology. "Originally developed for a high performance passenger automobile, this system delivers exceptional peak power and torque in a compact package. It is also an ideal generator for hybrid electric and plug-in hybrid electric range extenders due to its high continuous output capability and an operating speed range that matches compact engines."