If ever there was an indication that the times are changing, its this: the worlds biggest diesel engine factory is winding down production of combustion motors as it pivots to making electrical motors.
Electric motor production at the Peugeot Citroen PSA plant in Tremery, France, is anticipated to double this year to 180,000 systems. By 2025, the factory is intending to produce 900,000 motors a year. The factory will be producing more electrical motors than combustion engines when that takes place.
[Read: How Netflix shapes mainstream culture, discussed by data] The one downside of this pivot is that tasks are at danger. Diesel motor are complicated and are made up of numerous elements, and need more individuals to produce than electric motors.
The PSA site at Tremery, France. Credit: PSA) However, union reps say that as the shift to electric motor production will be steady, no one must have to be laid off.
With governments all over the world passing legislation to ban the sales of new combustion engine cars in the next decade, its not surprising that production of electric motors is set to increase. Numerous have stated the switch EVs would spell completion for makers of old tech, but that doesnt seem to be the case. Theyre simply going to produce whatever the marketplace demands.
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Published January 26, 2021– 09:19 UTC
Electric motor production at the Peugeot Citroen PSA plant in Tremery, France, is expected to double this year to 180,000 systems. When that happens, the factory will be producing more electrical motors than combustion engines.
With federal governments around the world passing legislation to prohibit the sales of new combustion engine automobiles in the next decade, its not unexpected that production of electrical motors is set to increase.