Volkswagen Powers Up E-cars with Silicon Carbide Chips

Volkswagen, the German automaker, is gearing up to incorporate silicon carbide (SiC) chips into its electric cars for the first time, according to a recent report by The Pioneer. This innovation is set to debut this year and promises to push the envelope in the e-car industry.

Initially, these advanced SiC chips will grace only the premium vehicles in Volkswagen’s lineup. But the company has grand plans and is expected to unveil a brand new model, powered by these SiC-based semiconductors, later this year, reports Reuters.

This bold step by Volkswagen underscores the company’s commitment to harnessing advanced technologies to shape the future of mobility. Stay tuned for more updates on this potentially game-changing move!

Photo courtesy of Volkswagen.

Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all electric vehicle-related news, covering brands such as Tesla, Ford, GM, BMW, Nissan and others. He fulfills a similar role at the drone news site Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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