From powertrain and engine control to driver safety and comfort, power inductors and transformers play a vital role in a broad range of automotive functions.

With the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) increasing and cars becoming smarter and more efficient with sophisticated infotainment features and enhanced safety capabilities such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving, onboard electronic control units (ECUs) are growing rapidly, both in number and complexity, necessitating different automotive inductors and transformers with distinct characteristics.

Finding the best transformers and inductors for the automotive industry

Just Auto has listed some of the leading suppliers of automotive transformers and inductors based on its intel, insights and decades-long experience in the sector.

The list includes manufacturers and suppliers of energy-efficient, highly reliable and competitively priced, compact transformers and inductors designed for different automotive applications, including power supply, electromagnetic interference (EMI), information processing and sensing applications.

The list also includes companies that provide transformers and inductors especially designed for EVs and EV charging stations.

The information contained within the document is designed for automotive designers, engineers, consultants, system integrators, auto body technicians, service managers and mechanics, and other automotive industry executives and technology leaders involved in automotive design, production, and servicing.

The download contains detailed information on automotive inductors and transformers suppliers and their product and service lines, along with contact details to aid your purchasing or hiring decision.

Related Buyer’s Guides, which cover an extensive range of automotive equipment manufacturers, solutions providers and technology, can also be found here.

Types of automotive inductors and transformers

Automobile manufacturers look for a wide variety of high-current and high-power-density compact inductors and transformers that feature low core losses and magnetic shielding and are designed to meet different electronic system power and thermal handling requirements within the harsh automotive environment.

Different inductors and transformers used in the automotive industry applications include, but are not limited to:

  • Surface mount power inductors
  • Radial leaded and coupled power inductors
  • Wire wound, multilayer, and thin-film power inductors
  • Digital audio amplifier inductors
  • Radio frequency (RF) inductors
  • Chokes for automotive power over coax (PoC) applications
  • Isolation transformers
  • Flyback transformers
  • Current transformers
  • Planar transformers
  • Ultrasonic sensing transformers, and
  • Inductors and transformers for EV charging stations and on-board charges