CPM innovation drives ›Colibri‹ e-mobility vehicle concept

Munich - June 2012 


CPM Compact Power Motors couples paired ›CPM90 Twin‹ units with a specially developed twin-speed gearbox as the critical powertrain components in a new single-seater, e-mobility concept car called ›Colibri‹. 


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CPM is named in the 2011 Global Cleantech 100

Munich – December 09th, 2011


CPM, a company supplying the most efficient and compact electric drives in the world for all types of vehicles, power units and generator-related applications, today announced it was named in the prestigious 2011 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, a leading research firm focused on global cleantech innovation. The Global Cleantech 100 program is produced in collaboration with the UK’s Guardian News and Media.


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Rare Earth Elements Propel Electric Motors’ Costs

Munich – 08. September 2011


Skyrocketing prices for rare earths are sparking real demand for resource-sparing electric motors to enable e-mobility.

Rare earths are indispensable to many high-tech sectors, including energy-efficient, compact electric vehicle motors. With China capping production and export quotas, prices have risen sharply, for example, by as much as 800 percent for magnets. This could seriously impede e-mobility’s momentum. With no alternative sources on the near horizon, the only way is to satisfy demand is with innovative technologies.


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CPM and Rieju Seal Cooperation Deal

Munich – February 25, 2011.


CPM Compact Power Motors GmbH, headquartered in Munich, is to become the exclusive supplier of electric drives for the Spanish manufacturer Rieju’s MIUS electric scooters.

“In the years ahead, electric scooters will spearhead the shift from the combustion engine to the electric drive, creating the first mass market for fully electric vehicles. This requires premium-quality products with a lightweight construction and highly efficient components designed specifically for electric drives. This has been done to perfection with the Rieju MIUS, and we are delighted that our products will be part of it," notes CPM’s CEO Nico Windecker.


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CPM Compact Power Motors GmbH Has Been Named a 2010 Global Cleantech 100 Company

Munich – October 13, 2010.


CPM, a company supplying the most efficient and compact electric drives in the world for all types of vehicles, power units and generator-related applications, announced it has been named in the prestigious 2010 Global Cleantech 100, produced by the Cleantech Group, providers of leading global market research, events and advisory services for the cleantech industry. The list is produced as part of the Global Cleantech 100 program, run in collaboration with the Guardian News and Media and sponsored by Autodesk.


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CPM – the leader in energy efficient electric motors from 500 W to 6 kW.


Munich, Germany, 13. October 2010.


Utilising a new electric motor technology that brings considerable advantages in terms of efficiency, weight and size, CPM Compact Power Motors addresses the challenges confronting future e-mobility as regards battery-driven applications and energy-efficient generators, pumps and compressors.

Through the use of our new CPM90 drive solutions for applications ranging from 500 W through to 6 kW and at drive weights between 2 and 3.3 kg, system integrators can realise improved goals in terms of size, weight and system cost.


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