Tuff Torq Launches Off-Highway e-Drives
By Mike Osenga21 October 2019
Designed to meet the demands of the off-highway market, Yanmar’s powertrain group, Tuff Torq Corp. Morristown, Tenn. has developed several new drivetrain systems specifically targeting OEM customers for zero-turn, lawn tractor, and UTV applications.
The new electric drivetrain systems from Tuff Torq feature compact, high-speed motors, controllers, sensors, and displays. The e-drive components are designed to be integrated into flexible solutions for OEMs.
The new Tuff Torq products consist of:
- e-DS ZTR: (above) Designed for the prosumer zero-turn market and powered by a 48V DC source.
- e-DS D: A fully electric differential system for UTVs that can also be configured into an electric-hybrid solution.
- e-DS LT: Targeting the residential market, designed to be quiet, smooth, and powerful.
Tuff Torq said the newly introduced e-drive platforms are also designed to be customizable. The new drives can be used in their current configurations or can serve as a starting point for further customization based on specific product and application.