Windsor-Essex is the automotive capital of Canada and home to Canada’s largest auto cluster, with ~100 manufacturers, two automaker OEM R&D facilities: the Ford Powertrain (PERDC) Lab, ARDC (FCA), and a world class transformative research facility in electric vehicle technologies: the Centre for Hybrid Automotive Research and Green Energy (CHARGE) Lab, at the University of Windsor (UWindsor). The CHARGE Lab, under the leadership of its founder Professor Narayan C. Kar, who is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Electrified Vehicles, is an internationally recognized R&D, component and system design and test centre..

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Brad Sato receives The Dr. Voiko Loukanov Engineering Scholarship established at the University of Windsor by D&V Electronics in honour of its founder. 

Traction E-Machines

In collaboration with multi-disciplinary subject experts, Kar Lab ...

Traction Motor Drives and Controls

The traction motor drive research includes design, modeling, control, ...

E-Motor and Drive Testing

Kar Lab has significant traction e-motor and inverter benchmarking ...

Upcoming Events

Intermag21

International Conference on all aspects of applied magnetism

IEEE International Electric Machines & Drives Conference

This Conference seeks to address all aspects of electric machines, controls and power electronic drives.

IEEE Transportation and Electrification Conference & Expo

Three days conference focused on electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.