Pulse Electronics Completes the Acquisition of Egston Holding GMBH and Announces 2017 Financial Results

January 22, 2018 12:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pulse Electronics Corporation announced today the acquisition of Austrian-based Egston Holdings, a leading European Magnetics and Cable Assembly provider to the electric vehicles (EV), automotive, industrial, and power magnetics markets. “We are very excited to join the Pulse Electronics family and look forward to growing…

Using Battery Management Systems for EVs, HEVs, & PHEVs

Early electric vehicles (EV), hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) used either lead-acid batteries or NiMH batteries for storage. However, these batteries were not optimal: EVs, HEVs, and PHEVs require impressive energy storage that even NiMH batteries, with a 68Wh/kg specific energy, aren’t capable of. In search of higher energy-efficiency, many…