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AEM Launches Performance EV Controls Brand
December 3, 2019
The AEM EV mission is to deliver products that simplify the EV conversion process and provide powerful control for EV motorsports applications that are intuitive and simple to use, according to a statement from the Hawthorne, California-based company.
AEM Launches Performance EV Controls Brand

AEM Performance Electronics has announced the launch of AEM EV, its new Performance EV Controls brand, and initial suite of performance electric vehicle control solutions.

The AEM EV mission is to deliver products that simplify the EV conversion process and provide powerful control for EV motorsports applications that are intuitive and simple to use, according to a statement from Hawthorne, California-based AEM. The AEM EV brand allows the company to differentiate its EV performance products from its existing and future performance products for internal combustion race engines, it added.

“I speak on behalf of everyone at AEM when I say we are incredibly excited to develop and launch AEM EV,” said AEM President Greg Neuwirth. “The EV segment is growing rapidly, from OEM development to conversions and of course, in motorsports. We recognize the challenges that builders and tuners have incorporating this new technology, and we believe our motorsports background combined with our experience in vehicle control systems will allow us to deliver EV products that make integration easier for builders and enthusiasts, without any compromise in safety, regardless of application.”

Under the AEM EV brand, the initial rollout includes two Vehicle Control Units (VCUs) that will deliver motorsports-ready EV tuning capabilities through a simplified, user-friendly interface, a powerful 8-Channel Power Distribution Unit (PDU) module that provides mounting flexibility through the ability to daisy-chain up to eight units together over a CAN bus network, and a CAN-based switch panel. Working versions of these systems will be on display at the 2019 PRI Trade Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, December 12-14, in booth #2101. AEM EV will reveal additional products in the near future.

AEM has partnered with several key players in the EV segment upon its decision to enter the EV market, including Cascadia Motion, EV West, Hancock and Lane, Pat McCue and MLe Racecars, and Napoleon Motorsports. Release of AEM EV’s first round of products is scheduled for the first quarter of 2020.

For more information, visit aemelectronics.com.