DANFOSS EDITRON

Danfoss Editron

Danfoss Editron is changing the way the world moves with electric and hybrid powertrain systems for heavy-duty and commercial vehicles and machines, on both land and sea.

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Fully-electric and hybrid EDITRON systems:  

  • Lower fuel and energy consumption
  • Reduced carbon dioxide and small particle emissions
  • Freedom of design thanks to lightweight and compact hardware
  • Easy integration into various different machines

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The future is electric. It's in our DNA

The future is electric. It’s in our DNA

With over 50 years’ history and experience, we are leading the electrification revolution. Around the world, our international teams are delivering the technology to enable a carbon-free future.

EDITRON is the world’s most sophisticated electric drivetrain system designed, manufactured and delivered by Danfoss Editron.


Our unique approach delivers maximum efficiencies, reduced size and weight, plus continual improvements for our customers. The sophisticated software behind our system controls and optimizes each individual component of an electric or hybrid drivetrain, leading to more intelligent management of power distribution.

The EDITRON system is comprised of components designed in-house with high IP-classes. In the marine market, it uses synchronous reluctance assisted permanent magnet technology on machines up to 6MW, while in off-highway and on-highway industries the power ranges from 30kW to 1000kW.


Enter the world of our electrification tools

Create your own hybrid or electric vessels or machines with our Dimensioning and 3D configuration tools.

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    E-ferry Ellen is an excellent example of the future for electric transport: cleaner, greener and more efficient. A great Danfoss Editron project which demonstrates the potential for electric ferries to end users and the industry itself.

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    For retrofitting the iconic Finnish ferry - Prostvik, Danfoss Editron introduced its new direct current-link solution, consisting of a compact and lightweight diesel-electrical drivetrain. The main benefits of installing a diesel-electric system are significantly reducing the ferry’s environmental footprint, as well as achieving redundancy.

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News

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    Danfoss Power Solutions, a world-class provider of hydraulic and electric solutions for the construction, agriculture, and other on- and off-highway vehicle markets, has appointed Tony Welter as the new president of its Hydrostatics division, effective immediately.

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    Danfoss Power Solutions and RISE™Robotics have signed a collaboration agreement to jointly validate and test a key innovation that has the potential to transform the heavy machinery market through electrification

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    Thursday, May 5, 2022

    Danfoss Power Solutions’ Editron division is partnering with Baltic Workboats to supply the electric propulsion system for the Estonian shipyard’s new hybrid passenger and bicycle ferry

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