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A motor that soaks up the sun

Plenty of additional knowledge of mechanics and materials has gone into the new electric vehicle, thyssenkrupp SunRiser. The solar-powered car is an example of the collaboration between different departments within the Group.

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The components of the SunCruisers
Shock absorber

Shock absorbers from thyssenkrupp Bilstein ensure everyday driving comfort and active safety.

Cockpit cross-member and center tunnel

In the cockpit cross-member and center tunnel, the AZ31 magnesium alloy helps to significantly reduce the weight. The sheet comes from MgF Magnesium Flachprodukte.

Shock absorber

Shock absorbers from thyssenkrupp Bilstein ensure everyday driving comfort and active safety.

Roll bar

The roll bar made from ultrahigh-strenght CP-W©1000 steel from thyssenkrupp Steel Europe combines low weight with high crash safety.

Steering system

The steering system from thyssenkrupp Presta in hybrid carbon/aluminum design ensures professional driving behavior.

Battery housing

The battery housing features plastic elements from thyssenkrupp Plastics. The battery cells are connected using contact plates from VDM Metals.

Rotor and stator

In the rotor and stator, newly developed electrical steel in the 230-30AP class optimizes the drive efficiency togehter with permanent magnets from thyssenkrupp Magnettechnik.

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