Established in 2017, LEADRIVE is a high-tech start-up devoted to providing homebred power modules and electric vehicle solutions. With leading R&D and designing capability, LEADRIVE develops and integrates high-performance, low-cost solutions alongside the entire powertrain and power module value chain.
In the field of electric vehicle, the high-power density PCU (power control unit) developed, produced and sold by LEADRIVE meets various market demands, e.g., high voltage/low voltage, air cooling/water cooling, pure electric/plug-in hybrid/petro-electric hybrid. LEADRIVE has successfully applied its products in batches on a variety of passenger and commercial vehicles in China and Germany.
In the field of general-purpose inverters applied in, e.g., photovoltaics, medical and automotive, the highly reliable IGBT modules developed by LEADRIVE benchmark with mainstream products in the global market in terms of performance and compatibility. By means of various stable chip supplies, LEADRIVE meets market demand for flexible configuration, leads new technology development and product iteration to break the overseas monopolization. In addition, LEADRIVE has deep technology accumulation in the next generation of wide bandgap material - silicon carbide, and has gained more than ten years of experience in the development and use of SiC modules and systems.
Dr. Jie Shen, the founder of LEADRIVE, is an internationally renowned industry leader in the field of power electronics. He has more than 15 years of experience in the industry and has won many IEEE awards. He used to serve as the technology operation leader for a Fortune Global 500 enterprise. LEADRIVE is a technology-oriented and innovative company. The company has more than 45 R&D engineers among 60 full-time employees, over 90% of whom have doctoral or master's degrees. The team has more than 50 international patents and has won dozens of technical achievement awards.”