The power rating for the eS9000r is 237 kilowatts or about 317 horsepower at 650 volts DC for grade startability of 20 percent. It has a patent-pending electronically controlled parking pawl system that eliminates the need for an external solution on vehicles without a traditional transmission. The weight of the axle assembly including the water glycol-cooled Dana TM4 SUMO LD motor, CO150 inverter, and disc brakes is 815 lbs (370 kg).
The electrical componentry replaces the existing axle, driveshaft, transmission an engine and aftertreatment in a traditional chassis,” says Dana’s director of Product Planning, Steve Slesinski. “This gives our OEM partners some options to put the battery packs either between the frame rails or outside the frame rails.”
“The eS9000r e-Axle is built on our distinguished single drive axle and e-Powertrain platform, offering a streamlined electronic propulsion system for increased reliability and efficiency,” said Mark Wallace, president of Dana Commercial Vehicle Drive and Motion Systems. “With an extensive level of electrification activity in Class 4 and 5 vehicles, we anticipate this truck class to be the first for widespread deployment and are ready to support our customers with industry-leading electrodynamic solutions.”
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