Valeo is an automotive supplier and partner to automakers worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo designs innovative solutions for smart mobility, with a particular focus on intuitive driving and reducing CO2 emissions. Present in 29 countries with 183 production sites and 65 R&D centres, Valeo is employing more than one hundred thousand people all around the world. The Group is divided into four entities, Visibility for lighting and wipers solutions, Comfort & Driving Assistance for autonomous driving, Thermal Systems for battery management and Powertrain Systems for electric mobility. At the heart of the electrification revolution, the Valeo Powertrain Systems Business Group develops and produces innovative powertrain solutions to improve efficiency, power density and design the electrified mobility of tomorrow by covering the entire range of mobility from the smallest propulsion for 2, 3 and 4-Wheelers, such as Valeo Cyclee (TM), a 48V Mid-Drive Unit integrating an automated gear shifting for electric bike, to the biggest one, an high voltage eAxle equipping a german premium OEM and delivering 300kW power peak. Valeo Powertrain Systems is providing to its partners all the necessary components (On-Board Charger, DCDC converter, inverter, reducer…) to the electric mobility of today and tomorrow.

Role and Key Contribution to the Project

Valeo is responsible for data acquisition in the demonstration vehicles. They supply and set up the sensors, and process the data during the Living Labs phase. Additionally, Valeo offers their test track for validation tests of the demonstration vehicles and for the final demonstration to showcase the platform’s modularity and usefulness. Valeo is also developing and supplying 48V powertrains and VCUs for the 12 demonstration vehicles.