“The inverter for season three (pictured) features embedded SiC Schottky diodes, making it 2kg lighter than the inverter for season two. Electric efficiency has been increased by 1.7%, while the volume of heat extraction components has been reduced by 30%,” said Rohm. “But this is just a start. In season four, the SiC mosfet integrated inverter will demonstrate drastic changes once again.”
Rohm Formula E technology is on-show at Electronica this week
In 2013, Venturi Automobiles entered the FIA Formula E series under the Venturi Formula E Team name and became an FIA-approved manufacturer in 2015.
Venturi Automobiles supplies full power-train systems for the Venturi Formula E Team.
It also holds the FIA land speed record for an all-electric vehicle – this year the Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3 achieved 549km/h on the Bonneville Salt Flats