It’s car manufacturing, but not as we know it


Making Electric vehicles (EVs) is not just about replacing a conventional gas or diesel engine with an electric motor.

EVs look like typical cars − so you could be forgiven for thinking that making them involves nothing more than replacing an internal combustion engine with an electric motor.

But it’s not that simple. The type of engine – or drivetrain – used by EVs influences many other parts of the design and manufacturing process, down to the layout of car factories.

From the chassis to the types of gears, and from heating to air-conditioning, this animation shows the fundamental shift that electrification represents for car manufacturers.

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Andrea Willige

Andrea Willige has spent many years creating content for the international\nbusiness and technology press, working on behalf of some of the world’s largest technology companies.

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