With gas prices continuing to soar at sky-high levels, more U.S. consumers are considering fuel-efficient vehicles to save money, according to recent data reported by TIME. It states that 40% of Americans now expect to own an electric vehicle (EV) in the next five years, up from 30% last year, citing a study from automotive research firm CarGurus. Even Google searches for electric cars are breaking records – up by more than 400% in the U.S. last March.Read more...
Electric and hybrid vehicle use is rapidly on the rise. According to a recent report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), electric cars could make up 57% of all passenger car sales worldwide. With that rise in electric vehicle (EV) use comes the need for advanced surface-mount fuse technology and highly reliable circuit protection for high-stress automotive applications. Enter AEM.
AEM Components, a high reliability component solutions, manufacturing, and distribution provider, recently introduced an innovative CM2822H Series of high-current, high-power density surface mount fuse components. The series also features industry-leading volumetric efficiency (178 mm3) and safe power density (506 VA/mm3@100A), which is about three times higher than existing products in the market.Read more...