A prominent trend for improving fuel efficiency in automotive applications has been the movement of traditional belt drive actuators to become electronically controlled. Allegro has viewed the growth area of cooling fans as a significant application for improving fuel efficiency, especially in hybrid vehicles. Power ICs bring significant expertise to controlling electric motors used in engine cooling and battery cooling applications. Products such as brush and brushless motor controller ICs as well as power management ICs from Allegro are all designed and qualified for the demanding under-hood environment that this application area requires.
Full-bridge MOSFET pre-driver ICs for brush motors
Power management ICs for powertrain electronic control modules