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Strategic Partnership with ElringKlinger AG


hofer powertrain, an international, independent developer and system-supplier for the automotive industry, works with the most advanced customers while realizing future drivetrain technologies today. With our motto in mind "Realising the Future Today".

The clear goal of supplying hofer powertrain e-mobility products to customers all over the world has now led to a logical partnership with the automotive industry supplier ElringKlinger.

Like hofer powertrain, ElringKlinger is an independent automotive industry development partner. The company is based in Dettingen/Erms and is well-known for its quality and production-technology expertise. It employs around 8,200 people at 45 worldwide locations, including over 30 production sites.

The ElringKlinger and hofer powertrain partnership framework has been precisely and strategically designed in order to further strengthen and expand the shared important powertrain pillar of e-mobility.

ElringKlinger AG will acquire a strategic shareholding by means of a capital increase of 27% in our hofer AG. ElringKlinger also gains a 53% majority shareholding in the hofer Group production unit as part of the transaction.

Our future-oriented product pipeline, which is based on the current as well as the future requirements of the electric vehicle market, includes the following products:

  • Control Unit, Software & Hardware
  • Hybrid dual-clutch gearbox
  • Electric axle (including a 300 KW version)
  • Electronic Torque Vectoring (ETV) transmission
  • Power electronics
  • other powertrain components for 48V, 400V and 900V applications

With the most advanced drivetrain-technology hofer powertrain accelerates future mobility. This is our mission, and today another milestone was set.

Press contact:

Corina MAYER

Tel: +49 7022 217884-0


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