48-volt systems in automobiles help cars meet emissions regulations and provide more power to the an increasing number of new features. These include infotainment options, driver-assist safety features and the heated seats, steering wheels and windshields. Using GaN Systems’ power semiconductors results in 48V inverters that are lighter and approximately one-half current size.
Valeo designs and manufactures innovative automotive systems designed to lower energy consumption by electrifying powertrains, optimizing overall thermal management and improving aerodynamics to reduce CO2 emissions and advance intuitive driving, technology-packed products destined to play an increasingly essential role in the vehicles of the future. The company is a pioneer and leader in vehicle electrification, from small urban cars to premium sedans and SUVs.