Lucid Motors boosts electric vehicle performance with modeFRONTIER
Performing multi-objective inverter cooling system optimization with modeFRONTIER
Lucid Motors is a premium mobility company that is reimagining what a car can be. The company is applying innovative engineering, design, and technology to define a new class of premium electric vehicle. Headquartered in Menlo Park, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, the Lucid Team brings deep expertise from the automotive and technology industries. The Lucid Air all-electric sedan combines forward-looking design with groundbreaking technology to establish an entirely new class of vehicle. Its production will start in 2019, with deliveries taking place shortly thereafter. For more information, visit lucidmotors.com
This brief article summarises how California-based electric car company, Lucid Motors, used the CAE application, ModeFRONTIER for performing Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), to test and simulate various conceptual designs for the inverter of its new all-electric sedan in order to more efficiently manage the engine’s temperature while reducing the failure rates.