Dave Martin in the blog “3 CAD Tools for Building Electric Vehicles Better” discusses about as an early member of the Vehicle Design team for Amazon Prime Air, I helped design electric-powered drones for package delivery. Given our FAA-directed 55-pound weight limit, internal combustion for the powertrain was not an option. Therefore, batteries powered our propulsion system.

More industries and products have moved towards electrification in the past decade. Electrification is the process of developing products that run on battery-powered electricity from renewable sources, as opposed to power generation and transmission systems involving other sources like internal combustion.

Benefits of Electrification

Electrification provides a number of advantages, including:

Lower weight: Internal combustion requires heavy components like engine blocks made of cast iron or aluminum alloys. Fuel and fuel-delivery systems also add weight.

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