Archive of Synthesis Partners’ public reports, sponsored by the US Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO). Contact: Mr. Steven Boyd, Program Manager, Batteries & Electrification R&D. (Link: https://www.energy.gov/eere/vehicles/vehicle-technologies-office.)

Each public report below represents the analytic integration of 100s of in-depth subject matter expert (SME) engagements alongside 1000s of unique primary source contacts and secondary sources assessed during a specific time period. Synthesis Partners’ EERE-VTO-sponsored research work is focused on gaps and R&D opportunities within the North American supply chain for transport electrification and traction drive power electronics, motor, magnet and component-related materials, hardware and manufacturing processes. Please let us know if you have any questions, comments or suggestions. Thank you.

Technology Intelligence: Electric Traction Drive Motors (2009)View/Download
Technology Intelligence: IGBTs/High-Power Silicon Switches (2009)View/Download
Technology Intelligence: Rare Earth Materials and Rare Earth Magnets (2009)View/Download
Technology and Market Intelligence: Recycling of Automotive Motors, Power Electronics and Rare Earths (2010)View/Download
Technology and Market Intelligence: Wide Bandgap Semiconductors:
Silicon Carbide for Automotive Applications (2010)
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Ames Automated Literature Support: BREM 500 Pilot Demonstration (2011) View/Download
Technology and Market Intelligence: Hybrid Vehicle Power Inverters Cost Analysis (2011) View/Download
Assessing the North American Supply Chain for Automotive Traction Drive Power Electronics (2013) View/Download
Technology Roadmap Analysis: Assessing Automotive Technology R&D Relevant to DOE Power Electronics Cost Targets (2013) View/Download
North American Traction Drive Power Electronics and Motors Supply Chain Analysis (2015) View/Download
Review of Public Data on Costs of Wide Bandgap (WBG) Substrate Manufacturing (2015) View/Download
North American Motor Supply Chain Assessment: Current State and Gap Analysis (2016) View/Download
R&D Gap and Trend Analysis for Autonomous and Connected Vehicles: On Connectivity, Sensors and Sensor System Report (2017)View/Download
Class 3-8 Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Operating on North American Roads:
Supply Chain Assessment of Vehicles, Drive-Train Motors, Inverters, Converters and Batteries Report (2019)
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Class 3-8 Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Operating on North American Roads:
Supply Chain Assessment of Vehicles, Drive-Train Motors, Inverters, Converters and Batteries Report [UPDATED CORRECTION] (2019)
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North American (NA) Light Duty Electric Vehicle (LDEV) Supplier Equipment Market and Supply Chain Gap Intelligence Report (2020)View/Download

Synthesis Partners Annual Merit Review Public Briefings
Traction Drive Inverter Cost Analysis and Market Intelligence (2011)View/Download
Global Automotive Power Electronics R&D Relevant To DOE 2015 and 2020 Cost Targets (2012)View/Download
Automotive Technology R&D Relevant to DOE Power Electronics Cost Target Assessment (2013) View/Download
North American Power Electronics Supply Chain Analysis (2014)View/Download
North American Electric Traction Drive Supply Chain Analysis: Motors (2015)View/Download
North American Supply Chain for Traction Drive Motors and Power Electronics (2016)View/Download
Assessing the North American Supply Chain for Traction Drive Inverters, Motors and Batteries for Class 3-8 Hybrid Electric and PlugIn Electric Commercial Vehicles (2018)View/Download
E-Mobility Supply Chain Analysis: North American Supply Chain for Traction Drive Inverters, Motors and Batteries for Class 3-8 Hybrid Electric and Plug-In Electric Commercial Vehicles (2019)View/Download
Traction Drive RE Magnet NA Supply Chain Assessment: Trends, Gaps and Anticipated Strategic Moves of Interest to VTO R&D Planners (2020)View/Download