Balqon Introduces Zevqon Electric Vehicle Motor Controllers
January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Balqon Corp., a developer of electric vehicles, drive systems and lithium battery storage devices, announced the release of a complete line of next generation electric vehicle motor controllers, named Zevqon, designed for emerging zero emission commercial truck and bus markets.
Zevqon EV controllers is a complete line of AC inverters ranging in power from 20 Kw to 240 Kw, designed for use in electric vehicles ranging in size from a small utility vehicle to a 30-ton on-road truck. The new line of electric motor controllers are smaller in size, featuring liquid cooling, regenerative braking and compliance to automotive J1939 Can Bus communication protocol.
Zevqon product line uses latest IGBT transistor technology, providing high efficiency conversion of battery DC voltage to AC voltage. Zevqon controllers range in input battery voltage from 150 Vdc to 700 Vdc and output voltage of 230 Vac or 480 Vac. Zevqon controllers are designed for fixed or variable frequency applications ranging from 0 Hz to 400 Hz.