Hitachi Astemo EV motor and inverter adopted in Mazda’s first mass-produced electric vehicle

Hitachi Astemo Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, today announced that its EV motors and inverters were adopted by Mazda Motor Corporation for their first mass-produced electric vehicle, the “MAZDA MX-30 EV MODEL” which was launched in Japan in January 2021.

The motor adopted in the “MAZDA MX-30 EV MODEL” has high output and high efficiency performance enabled by a unique technology, the company says. The compact, high output inverter is made possible by unique double-sided direct water-cooling power module.

About Hitachi Astemo

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Hitachi Astemo is a joint venture between Hitachi, Ltd. and Honda Motor Co. Hitachi Astemo is a technology company that develops, manufactures, sells and services automotive and transportation components, as well as industrial machinery and systems.

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