An inverter is used to convert DC power to the AC power used in an electric vehicle motor. The Renesas xEV inverter solution maximizes the HEV/EV motor performance, motor parameter calibration tool and practical inverter hardware designs using a combination of microcontrollers, power management ICs, gate driver ICs, insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs), and fast recovery diodes (FRD).

System Benefits

  • Practical inverter specification for xEV 100kW class motors
  • Reference solution kit, including inverter reference designs, software, model base designs, and calibration tools
  • Function and performance verified through Renesas' motor bench, dedicated engineering support
  • 3.9L compact volume through highly integrated products and temperature management
  • Superior power efficiency, with 99% maximum inverter efficiency
  • Function is already proven in real car demos
  • High accuracy sensor error correction features

xEV Inverter Reference Board

xEV Inverter Reference Board

A reference solution kit including software is available to help customers easily start development and reduce the total lead time.

System Block Diagram

xEV Inverter Reference Solution

Winning Combinations for Automotive

Renesas’ complementary product portfolios of Analog + Power + Embedded Processing work together to deliver comprehensive solutions to our customers. Our product experts have developed "Winning Combinations," compelling product combinations that help our customers accelerate their designs and get to market faster.

List of Winning Combinations for Automotive