ICA’s Malcolm Burwell, North American Director of Technology Development and Transfer, talks with GM’s Pete Savagian about motor efficiency. Pete describes GM’s unique design and build of both induction motor and permanent magnet motors for traction and assist.

As General Motors looks to the future with drive train technology and advancements, Pete Savagian, General Director, Electrification/Electric Drive Systems for GM, talks with ICA’s Malcolm Burwell about rare earth materials and how cost fluctuations impact design choices.

“There’s a lot of choices in the making of a new vehicle. Some of them are about efficiency but not all.” Pete Savagian talks with ICA’s Malcolm Burwell about new electric vehicle design and manufacturing and the importance of playing to all strengths of what EV technology has to offer consumers.