Amsted Drives EV Range Up 10% with Award-Winning Disconnect Tech

Amsted Automotive has earned a prestigious Merit Award for its innovative eAxle disconnect technology, a game-changer for electric vehicle (EV) efficiency and performance. This technology seamlessly engages and disengages all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive in EVs, boosting range by up to 10%.

Amsted’s Dynamic Controllable Clutch (DCC), the heart of the eAxle Disconnect System, is already integrated into commercially available EVs. This real-world solution empowers automakers to offer drivers the best of both worlds: superior fuel economy and on-demand off-road capability.

Merit Recognition for EV Innovation

The Merit Awards honor outstanding leaders and businesses across various industries, with categories like healthcare, technology, and automotive. Amsted’s Gold Award in the Automotive and Transportation Electric Vehicles segment recognizes its exceptional contribution to EV advancement.

Amsted: Powering the Future of Mobility

Formed in 2021 through the merger of Means Industries Inc., SMW Manufacturing, and Burgess-Norton Mfg. Co., Inc., Amsted Automotive Group is a powerhouse of automotive innovation. With a global footprint spanning 21 facilities across North America, Europe, and Asia, Amsted produces over 100 million components and assemblies annually.

Amsted’s strategic focus on metal-forming and torque management solutions positions them as a leader in the electrified propulsion revolution. Their expertise plays a crucial role in global automatic transmissions, ensuring smooth and efficient driving experiences.

A Bright Future for EVs

The eAxle disconnect technology is a testament to the company’s commitment to sustainable mobility. By improving EV range and performance, Amsted paves the way for a future where electric vehicles are not only environmentally friendly but also practical and exciting to drive.


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