OEM&Lieferant Ausgabe 2/2018 / OEM&Supplier Edition 2/2018

117 Successful market launch The company has already received its first major orders. One example is the electric air conditioning compressor, which combines the motor, compressor unit and power electronics to create a perfectly tuned system. It is more economical than conventional variants powered by an internal combustion engine be- cause the auxiliary system only operates when it is needed. It can be used in 48 to 810-volt vehicle electrical systems and works with chemical refrigerants or CO 2 . The air condition- ing compressor delivers up to 7.5 kW. It can also be used as a heat pump, ensuring efficient heating and cooling of the vehicle interior – even before the driver enters the vehicle if de- sired. The high power density of this Brose product makes it particularly suitable for elec- tric vehicles, since this minimizes the load on the battery and thus maximizes range. The scroll compressor used ensures constant coolant flow and low-noise operation. This is particularly important when charging electric cars when there is no driving noise. To support shorter charging times, the electric air con- ditioning compressor can also be used to cool the battery. The product is scheduled to begin series production in 2020. Starting in 2021 the mechatronics specialist will supply more than two million systems to a premium manufac- turer over a ten year period. Just as importantly, the modular concept helped the family-owned company success- fully re-enter the brake market. A renowned systems supplier will begin using the new Brose motor for its power brake boosters from 2021 onward: the order is for 40 million units over a period of nine years. The motor’s scal- able size and performance also make it suitable for integrated braking systems that combine the power brake booster and ABS in a single, compact system. And it is ready for use in intel- ligent vehicles that brake autonomously. This is because it is especially dynamic and features a robust design that also satisfies functional safety requirements. As an emergency brake assistant the brake booster tremendously en- hances pedestrian safety – a feature that will play an increasingly important role in achieving the coveted five-star rating in the NCAP crash test. Brose Group www.brose.com Willi Parsch Vice President Development Drives Digital BusinessCard The electric air conditioning compressor by Brose can be used in electrical systems from 48 to 810 Volts and works either with chemical refrigerants or CO 2 . Website Automotive Division Bourns Sensors GmbH Eschenstrasse 5 D-82024 Taufkirchen, Germany Phone: +49 89 80 90 90 0 Fax: +49 89 80 90 90 109 Bourns, Inc. 1660 N. Opdyke Road, Ste. 200 Auburn Hills, MI 48326, USA Phone: +1 248 926-4088 Fax: +1 248 926-1718 www.bourns.com automotive@bourns.com • ABS wheel speed • Accelerator pedal • Active steering • Brake pedal module • Chassis level • Electric park brake • EPAS • Exhaust gas recirculation • Fuel tank level • Gear position • Steer-by-wire • Steering torque • Throttle position • Transmission position • Transmission speed For Your Automotive Sensor Needs