Bad Neustadt – Powertrain Systems
The Valeo site in Bad Neustadt is the center for the development and production of electric motors and integrated drive systems.
The competence center for the development and production of electric motors and integrated drive systems for hybrid and electric cars is located in Bad Neustadt an der Saale. The production and logistics areas have been expanded in recent years to 28.000 square meters, where more than 550 employees are currently working on the future of electric mobility for the Powertrain Systems Business Group. Future trends in the field of electric mobility for high-voltage electric motors are being researched. In addition, innovations for electric motor components are being developed in the Powertrain Electrified Mobility Product Group at the Bad Neustadt site. Furthermore, the testing and validation of electric motors and integrated drive systems takes place on a new, state-of-the-art test field. Electric motors can be thoroughly tested and validated at various stations (motor test bench, system test bench, climate chambers, shakers, etc.). Another focus area at the site is the fault analysis of products as well as the production of prototypes and small series in prototype construction.
Key figures at end 2022
The focus at the site
- Development of electric motors and integrated powertrain systems
- Production of electric motors for hybrid and electric cars
- Research into future trends in electric mobility for high-voltage electric motors
- Research into innovations for electric motor components
- Production of prototypes and small series in prototype construction
- Detailed analyses and evaluations of electric motors and e-axles
- Testing and validation of electric motors and integrated drive systems using various test facilities (motor test bench, system test bench, shaker, climatic chamber, spray water chamber, salt spray chamber, B2B test bench)
Products at the site
- Electric motors
- Integrated drive systems
Working in Bad Neustadt
Bad Neustadt a.d. Saale has more than 15.300 inhabitants and is located in the district of Rhön-Grabfeld in Lower Franconia. The town has a long history. There is a mention of Bad Neustadt from 1232. An old wooden town wall found during excavations suggests that Bad Neustadt has existed since 1200. Today, the town is the first model town for electric mobility in Bavaria, making it the ideal location for Valeo.
Thanks to its location on the edge of the hilly Bavarian Rhön Nature Park, Bad Neustadt offers a high quality of life. The numerous day trips are ideal for ambitious cyclists/mountain bikers, hikers, nature and landscape lovers. There is also the regular opportunity to take part in a cycle tour to the summit of the Kreuzberg with colleagues or to use the nearby ski slopes.
Around Bad Neustadt a.d. Saale you will find other excursion destinations such as wildlife and leisure parks. Football and handball enthusiasts have the opportunity to choose from numerous sports clubs and enjoy their activities.
Social commitment & activities at the site
At the Bad Neustadt site, employees are offered regular employee events (summer party, Family & Friends Day, Christmas party). There are also various sports events such as yoga classes, football tournaments or hiking days in which employees can participate. In addition, the site fulfills its social responsibility by carrying out various CSR activities, such as reforestation, through numerous wellbeing projects.
Launch of Siemens e-Car through the start of production of an electric motor for a Swedish OEM
Foundation of Valeo Siemens eAutomotive
Expansion of the production volume for an electric motor of a Swedish OEM
Start of production for an electric motor of an European OEM
Start of production for electric motors for two German OEMs
Valeo acquires Valeo Siemens eAutomotive
Merger of Valeo's PES (Powertrain Electrification Systems) Product Group and Valeo Siemens eAutomotive to form a the Valeo PEM (Powertrain Electrified Mobility) Product Group
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Information on the town
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