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Vehicle Electrification Simulation & Design Software

Electrification is Changing the Way We Move

Transportation drives the global economy. It’s at the heart of both business and pleasure. With the world's population nearing 8 billion, all that travel adds up. And it’s taking a toll on the planet.

Going forward, we need to find mobility solutions with a lower environmental impact. Increasingly strict government regulations in most countries, coupled with growing consumer awareness, are creating an unprecedented demand for efficient, environmentally friendly transportation.

But rapidly increasing mobility while decreasing environmental impact isn't easy. The changes demanded by the transportation market necessitate radical innovation to be successful. Companies that deliver those innovations will reap big benefits, but it all depends on making the right technology decisions now. Simulation is the key to understanding those decisions and realizing the benefits of electrification, such as:

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    Fuel savings of 35% in hybrid-electric ferries versus traditional
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    35% reduction in hourly operating energy costs for demonstration aircraft
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    30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in electric vehicles compared to combustion motors
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Electrification is Racing Ahead, but Innovation Poses Challenges

Cost Reduction

Batteries are one of the primary costs inflating the price of electric vehicles.

More Efficient Drivetrains

Electric vehicle drivetrains currently suffer as much as 20% energy loss. EVs must become more efficient to succeed.

Range & Payload Improvement

Concerns about speed and availability of charging infrastructure limit consumer EV adoption. Electric aircraft are limited by payload maximums.

Improved Safety & Security

Electric vehicles require increased software to manage critical functions and battery systems. Proofing EVs against cyberattack is crucial.


The extraordinary design challenges posed by mobility electrification require equally extraordinary solutions. Simulation is the only way to efficiently address the design demands that will define a successful race to market. Electric mobility leaders are already reporting on the benefits of electric vehicle simulation software and its empowering effect on the design process.

Electrified Powertrain System Integration

Electrified Powertrain System Integration

Integrate highly complex, electric vehicle and hybrid-electric vehicle powertrains and their subsystems and components with Ansys simulation software.

Battery Management Systems

Battery Management Systems

Ansys offers an integrated solution for battery management system (BMS) design and development that allows for risk-free virtual testing.

Electric Motors

Electric Motors

Ansys electric motor design software progresses from concept design to detailed electromagnetics, thermal and mechanical analysis of electric motors.

Engineering What’s Ahead: Electric Mobility

Engineering simulation plays a critical role in electric mobility.

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The landscape before electric mobility innovators appears wide open, but critical market demands must be overcome by those who want to win the race to market. 

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Efficiently transporting goods drives the global economy. People need to move for business and pleasure. With the global population expected to swell to 10 billion people by 2050, these forces are combining to cause an exponential increase in mobility.

At the same time, the planet needs to heal. Governments and consumers increasingly connect the ways mobility impacts the environment and are demanding change. Electric vehicles – whether traversing land, sea, or air – offer the potential to solve this dichotomy of rapidly increasing mobility while simultaneously reducing environmental impact.

Electric Vehicles are Taking Off: Don’t Get Left Behind

Market leaders in the electrification revolution will be defined by the speed and efficacy of their innovations. To produce EVs that meet the market’s expectations for cost and performance, you’ll need simulation: the most efficient, cost-effective way to change the way we move.

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Simulation reduces development time by reducing or eliminating wasted effort


Simulation empowers engineers with rapid prototyping to see what works, without investing time into building physical models for every prototype and version.

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The most challenging problems benefit the most from simulation


While simulation helps streamline your entire workflow, especially difficult problems often see the biggest benefits. The more complex the required tests, the more time simulation can save.

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Improved power density and energy efficiency can drive earlier EV adoption.


Improved power systems drive consumer confidence by reducing range anxiety. Market leaders are already using Ansys software to create more inspiring vehicles with less wasted time and resources.

Featured Events

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Electric Machine Webinar Series

This webinar series focuses on design and analysis of electric machines, and presents many of the technology capabilities offered by Ansys simulation tools including full-length presentations as well as short demonstrations.

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Battery Webinar Series

From visualizing the phenomena taking place inside a battery, to assessing structural integrity of Li-ion battery packs to analyzing electrothermal coupling, the Ansys battery webinar series has you covered. Watch this webinar series to learn about Ansys solutions for battery modeling and simulation.

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Power Electronics Webinar Series

Electromagnetic interference challenges, thermal management, design for reliability, cable modeling, system interoperability and more are challenges faced by engineers working with power electronics. Join us to learn how Ansys solutions address these challenges.

Featured Resources



medini analyze helps LiTHIUM BALANCE

At the heart of today’s electric and hybrid vehicles is a sophisticated battery management system (BMS) that ensures effective and safe charging, energy storage and daily operation. 


Regal Beloit: Simulation-Based Noise Estimation for Cooling Fans

As part of a new development platform, Regal Beloit Corporation decided to use a simulation-based noise prediction method at the preliminary design stage. In order to accelerate the development of the simulation-based noise method, they engaged with Ansys Mentor Expert Services.


DuXion: Simulating the Future of Electric Aircraft

DuXion has set out to develop a highly efficient, light and compact electric propulsion unit for several aerospace applications that range from passenger aircraft to UAVs. 


Magnax: A New Era of Axial Flux Motor Technology for Electric Vehicles

Learn how Magnax engineers used Ansys structural, electromagnetic and thermal solutions to improve their yokeless axial flux technology.



White Paper

Advancing Electric Vehicle Battery Characterization by Integrating Drive Cycle on Cooling Impacts

Battery powered electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) have been gaining market share as the public’s environmental concerns drive the demand for better fuel efficiency.



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What Is Transportation Electrification and & Why Is It Important?

Learn what the electrification of transportation is and how simulation enables engineers to design electric cars, more electric aircraft, and more.

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The Challenges to Developing Fully Autonomous Drone Technology

Autonomous drone technology is, to an extent, already available.

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