REE Automotive just lately revealed 5 new REEcorner structure designs and the expertise behind its EV platforms, that are designed to assist a variety of business EVs.
REE intends to supply a complete vary of technical configurations to meet particular buyer wants, together with:
- EV platform dimension choice based mostly on most popular size, width and peak
- entrance, rear or all-wheel-drive with peak motor energy ranges of 35 to 200 kW
- entrance and all-wheel steer
- payload capacities of as much as 5,000 kg
REEcorner expertise packs automobile parts right into a single compact module positioned between the chassis and the wheel—together with steering, braking, suspension, powertrain, and management—leading to a flat EV platform. REE says its platforms are designed with a decrease heart of gravity than automobiles with the motor situated between the wheels, and are meant to hold extra passengers, cargo and batteries.
“We consider that REEcorner expertise will allow new EV platforms and designs to be adopted at decrease prices and with quicker growth occasions than typical EV skateboards,” stated CEO Daniel Barel.
“In contrast to in-wheel motor techniques, the motors in REEcorners are absolutely sprung plenty, positioned on the chassis aspect of the suspension,” defined CTO Ahishay Sardes. “By minimizing unsprung mass, REEcorners are designed for optimum journey and dealing with automobile dynamics.”
Sardes added, “REE’s plan to make the most of true x-by-wire expertise to regulate every of the corners of the automobiles with full drive-by-wire, brake-by-wire and steer-by-wire expertise is predicted to ship automobile stability, responsiveness and security with absolutely impartial wheel management.”
REE says EVs constructed on REE’s platform will provide as much as 35% extra inside area than comparable business automobiles of comparable dimension, and its smaller footprint saves area in warehouses and parking areas, whereas permitting for straightforward maneuverability in crowded zones.
Supply: REE Automotive