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Bosch Brings Silicon Carbide to EV Mainstream

We’ve followed the promise of silicon carbide (SiC) power electronics to improve electric vehicle efficiency for a while, and now it looks like 2022 is the year when this technology moves into the mainstream.

We’ve discussed how Lucid Motors has cast its lot with silicon carbide in its 900-volt EVs, and that company began trickling out its first production Air luxury sedans by late 2021. Faster switching frequencies and higher voltage capacity make SiC an attractive upgrade from conventional silicon semiconductors for EV power electronics.

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