GaN Systems Transportation Articles

Predictions for 2022: Powering the Global Economy

As 2022 approaches, we see bolder and more proactive action from companies around sustainability and environmental impact – particularly in the way we use power.   Over the past year, our conversations with corporate leaders have continued to confirm GaN Systems’ belief that yesterday’s silicon has reached its limits in solving critical power systems challenges…

GaN Systems and Partners tackle the Net Zero Challenge

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced its growing ecosystem of partners collaborating to address the Net Zero Challenge to neutralize emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases by accelerating the global sustainability and cleantech revolution.  Efficient power generation, distribution and conversion are key factors in driving…

GaN Systems Announces “GaN Systems Cup” 2021 Winners Honoring Rising Power Electronics Engineers

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, released today the winners of the “GaN Systems Cup” China Power Supply Society (CPSS) design competition. Now in its seventh year, this annual competition challenges engineering students from China’s leading universities to design power electronics systems that are more efficient, use less energy, and…

The Dawn of the Sustainable Electric Vehicle Revolution

Since the first mass market electric vehicle (EV), the Nissan Leaf, was introduced a decade ago, the drumbeat has been loud and persistent about the environmental promise of the electrification of transportation. But we’ve fallen short many times despite high hopes and the best of intentions. Social forces, government policy, business priorities, and technology innovation…

GaN Systems and USI Form Strategic Partnership to Accelerate GaN Adoption in Electric Vehicles

GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN (gallium nitride) power semiconductors, today announced a strategic partnership with ASE Technology’s subsidiary, Universal Scientific Industrial (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., to co-develop GaN power modules for the EV market. As the electric vehicle shifts from using legacy silicon power transistors to the increased performance of GaN, power modules are…

Vitesco Technologies Enters into Strategic Partnership with GaN Systems Alongside a Minority Investment

Regensburg (Germany), Ottawa (Canada), November 18, 2021. Vitesco Technologies, a leading international provider of modern powertrain technologies and solutions for electric mobility, has entered into a strategic partnership with Canada based GaN Systems Inc. as of November 18. GaN Systems is a respected leading developer of Gallium Nitride power transistors and delivers its products amongst…

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Creating The Sustainable Electric Vehicle Revolution

This article by GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham was published in its entirety at Forbes.com on October 22, 2021.  Since the first mass-market electric vehicle (EV) was introduced a decade ago, the drumbeat has been loud and persistent around the social, business and environmental promise of the electrification of transportation. Yet, we’ve fallen short many times…

Automotive News: Can a hard crystal improve range of EVs?

Canada’s GaN Systems is pitching its power-efficient transistors to help automakers extend battery range. Read the full article, published October 23, 2021, on AutomotiveNews.com here. The transistors used in vehicle power electronics are conventionally made from silicon. But GaN Systems Inc. of Ottawa is moving forward on transistors made from a hard crystal known as…

GaN Systems and EPowerlabs Make Leaps in E-Mobility Power Solution

EPowerlabs’ GaN-based DC/DC converter is 1/3 smaller and 50% lighter than conventional converters GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, and EPowerlabs, an end-to-end engineering services firm specializing in e-mobility applications, announced a collaboration to deliver a high-density DC/DC power converter (DDC48-1K) for a wide range of 48V mobility applications for consumer, industrial,…

Supply Chain Lessons Learned From The Covid-19 Pandemic

Originally published on Forbes.com, this article by GaN Systems CEO Jim Witham addresses what the last 18 months of the Covid-19 pandemic have shown us about how we think about the supply chain. Read it in full here.  There’s no doubt that the tumultuous events of the past 18 months led to the massive disruption…