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Motors for heavy electric vehicles

Optimized e-Drivetrain motor platform using our broad technology portfolio, ensuring maximum performance and reliability.


ABB has been active in the industrial and vehicle market for motor solutions for more than 100 years, designing and supplying reliable motors to be operated in harsh environments and tough conditions.

We are addressing the e-mobility market by combining our know how in high volume manufacturing from industrial motors to customized motors for the railway business. Using our broad technology portfolio, we can choose the best fit-for-purpose solution for the customer. We focus on providing the right solution not only for optimizing performance and reliability, but also for minimizing the total cost of ownership.

Example applications:

  • Construction equipment
  • Mining vehicles
  • Cargo handling equipment
  • Forestry segment
  • Trucks
  • Airport and special vehicles

Key features:

  • Compact and robust design for harsh environments
  • Power levels from 20 kW up to 520 kW
  • Torque levels up to 3300 Nm
  • Liquid cooling with up to 65°C coolant temperature
  • Up to IP6K9K and 50 g shock loads

AMXE mortors for heavy electric vehicles

Typical 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
Diameter, mm 270
320  430  475
Lenght, mm
330-430
480-630  530-634  635
Weight, kg    
< 100
< 210  < 290  < 500
Cooling liquid
 -40… +70°C water and glycol
  • Permanent magnet assisted synchronous reluctance technology
  • Liquid cooling to provide cooling event at standstill and reduce noise
  • Easy installation with HES880 drive

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