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ABB Motors for heavy electric vehicles

Making it easy to build and use electric-powered heavy vehicles

With over 130 years of experience building electric motors and controls for hundreds of applications, including trains, busses, and industrial vehicles used in harsh environments like mining, ABB is perfectly placed to support your moves to develop E-mobility vehicles.

With our motor portfolio for heavy electrical vehicles, we have combined our design expertise, experience and manufacturing footprint to offer a configurable portfolio that can fulfill the diverse application needs and challenges that you have. 

From this flexible portfolio, you can find the right motor solution that helps you meet your performance, cost and lead-time targets and make your transition to sustainable transports faster.  

Key features

  • Configurable motor with lengths, windings, and voltages to get the needed performance. 
  • High torque capability for excellent productivity and performance.
  • Designed for tough environments and tolerates high shock loads and vibration levels, and wide ambient temperature ranges.
  • Enclosure protection ratings to meet all application needs for moisture and dirt.
  • Long product life expectancy assured by extensive testing and advanced simulations.

Example applications:

Other applications:

  • Mining vehicles
  • Forestry segment
  • Off-road trucks and haulers
  • Airport and special vehicles


Key values and benefits

Working together with you in every phase of the journey

We work together with you in development, implementation and during the whole life cycle. This includes piloting,  serial volume ramp up, as well as aftermarket support and when the time comes, phase out of products.

Our advanced research centers are already now working on new materials and technologies to use in the next generation of products and solutions. 

Flexibility to adapt to OEM business and end user applications

Choose from our configurable base portfolio or customized solutions. The flexibility designed into our offering enables us to meet your performance, cost and lead-time targets.

High torque capability for excellent productivity and performance.

Fast and accurate torque control provides excellent response to the operator’s commands. 

High reliability and superior uptime

With 130 years of motor experience, we have developed a portfolio based on proven building blocks, and we help you to choose the precisely correct solution for your application.

Tolerates high shock loads and vibration levels, and wide ambient temperature ranges, for long running times.

ABB is ready to support your business ramp up

We have the manufacturing footprint and operational excellence to grow with you and help you deliver business results from E-mobility vehicles. 

ABB produces over 1 million motors per year and with our long experience of manufacturing, this guarantees very good quality results and efficient production.

Sustainability in what we do and offer

Our design and manufacturing processes are done with sustainability in mind, and our solutions help you to reduce emissions from your vehicles.

We at ABB are targeting carbon neutrality in our own operations in 2030.

Services to match your every need

You contact us and we respond, globally and locally. We serve our customers anytime and anywhere with our global and local support network.

Typical AMXE motor examples

Frame size          AMXE132 AMXE160  AMXE200  AMXE250 
Peak torque 360-600 600-1000 1100-1900 3300
Peak power 50-250 60-360 190-500 260-520
Continuous torque 140-240 300-500 600-900 1500
Continuous power 20-95 30-180 90-280 120-240

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