onsemi and ZEEKR Sign Long-Term Supply Agreement for Silicon Carbide Power Devices
onsemi EliteSiC devices will help extend the range of ZEEKR’s smart electric vehicles (EVs)
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230425006184/en/
ZEEKR and onsemi announce long-term supply agreement for EliteSiC power devices (ZEEKR X compact EV pictured). (Photo: Business Wire)
To support its expanding portfolio of high-performance EVs, ZEEKR will adopt onsemi EliteSiC MOSFET, 1200V, M3E with enhanced electrical and mechanical performance and reliability. These power devices deliver improved power and thermal efficiency, which reduces the size and weight of the traction inverter and enhances the range of the automaker’s EVs.
“With cutting-edge technologies such as advanced SiC, ZEEKR will be able to offer electric vehicles with improved performance and even lower carbon emissions,” said Andy An, CEO of ZEEKR Intelligent Technology. “As a brand committed to sustainability, ZEEKR will continue to explore different ways to accelerate the transition towards new energy vehicles.”
The new LTSA will enable both companies to build a stronger supply chain relationship to support ZEEKR’s growth over the next decade.
“A reliable supply chain is critical to business success and, after significant investments in our SiC end-to-end supply chain, onsemi can offer this strategic value to customers,” said
ZEEKR is a premium electric mobility brand built to address the global demand for premium EVs. Utilizing Geely’s advanced Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA), ZEEKR develops in-house battery technologies, battery management systems, electric motor technologies and electric vehicle supply chain support.
onsemi (Nasdaq: ON) is driving disruptive innovations to help build a better future. With a focus on automotive and industrial end-markets, the company is accelerating change in megatrends such as vehicle electrification and safety, sustainable energy grids, industrial automation, and 5G and cloud infrastructure. onsemi offers a highly differentiated and innovative product portfolio, delivering intelligent power and sensing technologies that solve the world’s most complex challenges and leads the way to creating a safer, cleaner, and smarter world. onsemi is recognized as a Fortune 500® company and included in the S&P 500® index. Learn more about onsemi at www.onsemi.com.
ZEEKR is the global premium electric mobility brand from
ZEEKR began delivery of its first product, ZEEKR 001 in
ZEEKR plans to start delivering cars in
onsemi and the onsemi logo are trademarks of
View source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20230425006184/en/
Head of Public Relations
Vice President - Investor Relations & Corporate Development
(86) 177 6717 2784