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NSK demonstrates transmission-equipped wheel hub motor

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To make in-wheel motors more compact, NSK developed a transmission-equipped wheel hub motor that uses two motors and a special transmission.

2017 30

Lucid electric 'executive sedan': 100-kwh battery, 1,000-hp motor

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From small startups to major established automakers, many companies have Tesla Motors in their sights. But Lucid Motors—the California-based startup formerly known as Atieva—may have the biggest guns in its arsenal of any of Tesla's would-be rivals. plug-in cars Samsung Lucid Motors

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Geneva Motor Show: Green Car Preview

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The 2016 Geneva Motor Show is right around the corner, and a number of electric cars, hybrids, and other green models are set to debut there. Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Geneva Auto ShowAs with any auto show, there will be a mix of concept cars and more down-to-earth production models.

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Bollinger Motors promises all-electric off-road 'sport utility truck'

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While companies like Lucid Motors and Faraday Future are focusing on high-end luxury models, a newer company named Bollinger Motors is taking a different approach. There seems to be no shortage of startups planning to build new battery-electric vehicles from the ground up. Off-road New York Trucks plug-in cars Startups

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Xtrac introduces Integrated Lightweight Electric Vehicle (ILEV) transmission system; torque vectoring with dual motors

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The dual electric motors of the transmission system also provide an inherent torque vectoring capabilities. Click to enlarge.

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Tesla Motors Talking To German Government About Battery Factory

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Silicon Valley electric-car maker Tesla Motors is reportedly in talks with the German government to establish a lithium-ion battery plant in that country, which could kickstart slow sales of its Model S and future vehicles. Germany battery pack Tesla Motors gigafactory Tesla Powerwall

Green cars at the Paris Motor Show: preview

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Press days for the 2016 Paris Motor Show begin at the end of this month, and we already know several notable green production and concept cars will make their debuts in the French capital. Paris Auto Show plug-in cars Paris Motor ShowFall is approaching, which means it's time for the auto-show season to get underway once again.

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Kitten Rescued From Tesla Model S Electric Car Motor: Video

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Tesla Motors and its Model S electric cars get a lot of attention, especially on the Internet. Green Tesla Motors animals plug-in cars

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Tesla Motors Announces New Stock Sale Of $500 Million

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It had to come, and it did: Tesla Motors is selling more stock to bolster its cash position as it prepares to launch its second high-volume electric car. Finance Elon Musk Tesla Motors plug-in cars Stock Market

Nissan IDS Concept: Autonomous Electric Car At Tokyo Motor Show

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Nissan has revealed a concept car that gives a glimpse of what electric-car ownership could be like many years into the future—and, perhaps, provides a few more hints of what’s in store for the second-generation Nissan Leaf. Tokyo Motor Show plug-in cars concepts Nissan IDS Concept

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New TM4 SUMO medium-duty electric motors boost torque and speed 45% with SMCs in place of permanent magnets

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Until now, the main rotor technology found in TM4’s electric motors was based on surface-mounted permanent magnets.

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The History Of Tesla Motors And Its Electric Cars, In Only 2 Minutes Of Video

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Electric-car startup Tesla Motors attracts huge interest, lots of controversy, and truly passionate customers and followers.

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Elio Motors' new marketing partner is.The Onion ?!?!? Yep.

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Marketing Politics Comedy Threewheeler 3 Wheeler Elio MotorsIs it possible to use political satire to sell a car? In the age of social media and viral marketing, carmakers have tried some pretty unusual stunts in order to sell their vehicles (think Matthew McConaughey's deadpan stoner Lincoln ads).

2016 31

Atieva now Lucid Motors; plans 300-mile, 900-hp electric car

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Chinese-backed startup Atieva has changed its name to Lucid Motors, and revealed more details about its planned electric car. plug-in cars Silicon Valley Startups Atieva Lucid MotorsFrom what we know so far, that car will be a fast luxury sedan with a range of around 300 miles, putting it in competition with the Tesla Model S.

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UK companies in $2.5M project to develop marine magnetically geared propulsion motor; potential 10% efficiency gain

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In the project, the three companies will design, manufacture and test a 2.5MW novel propulsion motor. Motors Ports and Marineretrofits.

Tokyo Motor Show Green Cars: Concepts & Production Models

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Auto-show season continues with the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, which featured a number of notable green-car debuts. Tokyo Motor ShowTokyo usually boasts a few significant world launches from the local carmakers, mixed with more esoteric models designed primarily with Japan in mind.

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Tesla Motors Has More Than 1,600 Jobs Open, Many For Engineers

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Manufacturing engineering jobs Tesla Motors plug-in carsAs it works to increase sales volumes, Tesla has some ambitious plans for the next few years. So perhaps it's not surprising that.

Reactions to Tesla Motors' master plan are mixed

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Last week, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk issued an updated version of the "master plan" whose first edition he wrote way back in 2006. Tesla Motors plug-in cars solar self-driving cars ridesharingIt included proposals for everything from an electric semi truck to the development of fully-autonomous cars that could be shared among owners.

2006 24

Electric Motorcycle Maker Mission Motors Runs Out Of Juice

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Mission Motors, a small company that generated a lot of excitement for its incredible electric motorcycle prototype, has just filed for bankruptcy. Green Mission Motors electric motorcyclesDON'T MISS: 2016 Zero.

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How Elon Musk Controls Tesla Motors While Owning Only 27 Percent

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Tesla Motors commands outsize attention within the world of electric cars--and the auto industry in general. management Elon Musk Tesla Motors Executives plug-in carsIts CEO, Elon Musk, has a huge personal following that eagerly hangs on his every word.

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Golly, Elio Motors has built. a car! One test car, in fact

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Three-wheel Fuel Economy Startups Elio MotorsIncreasingly sophisticated computer modeling software has cut the number of prototypes and test cars that carmakers build. Those vehicles, destined to be crushed at the.

2016 31

Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept: 2018 Q6 Electric Car Previewed At Frankfurt Motor Show

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It's been teased and previewed and discussed and debated, and now the concept is real: The Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept debuted at today's Frankfurt Motor Show. Frankfurt Auto Show Future Cars Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars

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Motor Trend Reviews Tesla P85D, Drools & Froths Uncontrollably

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You will do no better than the recent road test of the Tesla Model S P85D, published on Monday by Motor Trend. That''s the new dual-motor all-wheel-drive version of its signature electric car, revealed last month by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. DON''T

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TM4 supplying motor and inverter to Ballard for FCvelocity-HD7 module for fuel cell vehicles

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for the supply of electric motors and inverters to be coupled with new compressor units for Ballard’s seventh-generation FCvelocity-HD7 power module.

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Hyundai Motor accelerating development of its connected car operating system

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Hyundai Motor is accelerating development of its advanced ccOS (connected car Operating System), the core platform technology for its future connected cars. Hyundai Motor’s strategy to develop its own platform optimized for connected car operation is centered on advancing how vehicles communicate with their internal and external environments.

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Honda FCV Sedan Teased Ahead Of 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

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After showing two concept vehicles over the course of two years, Honda will unveil its hydrogen fuel-cell production car at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show a month from now. Tokyo Motor Show hydrogen hydrogen fuel cellThe production model.

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CTA Foundation, IBM, Local Motors collaborate on accessible, self-driving vehicles

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At CES 2017, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) Foundation announced an alliance with IBM and Local Motors to help create the world’s most accessible, self-driving vehicle. The CTA Foundation is a public foundation with the mission to link seniors and people with disabilities with technologies to enhance their lives. Brief

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Next Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback to appear at Paris Motor Show

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A redesigned Hyundai Elantra GT will make its public debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show one month from now. Paris Auto Show Paris Motor ShowWhile the Elantra four-door sedan received a complete redesign for the 2017 model year and is now on sale, the compact hatchback model known as the Elantra GT remained unchanged.

2017 24

Elio Motors: First-Ever Auto-Show Press Event In NYC Touts '84-MPG' Three-Wheel Car

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Startup automaker Elio Motors put on its first-ever car-show press conference last week, taking the last slot on Thursday''s media schedule at the New York Auto Show. Green Auto Show Elio Motors Louisiana Startups Three-wheel He spoke briefly, then answered questions from the press. DON''T.

Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept at Paris Motor Show

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Mitsubishi unveiled the latest in a series of plug-in electric SUV concepts at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Paris Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Paris Motor ShowAs with other recent concept from the Japanese automaker, though, it is unclear whether this one will translate into a future production model.

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Paris Motor Show 2016: Live Blog

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Welcome to the ContractHireAndLeasing.com Paris Motor Show 2016 live blog. Paris Motor ShowWe’ll be updating this page regularly with all the latest new car news from.

2016 15

Chevy Bolt EV compared to Tesla Model S 60: Motor Trend lays it out

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Enthusiast publication Motor Trend had the very clever idea of comparing two electric cars with 60-kilowatt-hour battery packs and more than 200 miles of EPA-rated range. Sometimes reporters and editors will see an article or a section in another outlet and think, "Darn, why didn't we think of that?" This is one of those times.

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Elio Motors introduces E1c engineering vehicle

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Elio Motors, the start-up vehicle manufacturer planning to launch a three-wheel vehicle that will get up to 84 mpg with a set $7,300 base price, introduced its E1c engineering vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week. The E1c is part of Elio Motors’ E-Series vehicles, which are being built for testing and validation purposes.

Tesla Motors Facing Copyright Lawsuit In China

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Tesla is once again facing copyright issues over its name in China, up against a trend the industry knows as "trademark trolls". When Tesla first made plans to sell cars in China, it came up against a businessman called Zhan Baosheng. Zhan had trademarked the Tesla name for automotive back in 2006, three years after Tesla formed in the U.S.

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Manufacturer Spotlight: Tesla Motors

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Where we stand: May, 2011 We break with our traditional format for Manufacturer Spotlight this month to take a look at a car maker that focuses solely on the manufacture of electric vehicles and electric vehicle powertrain components – Tesla Motors. Manufacturer Spotlight Tesla Motors Model S Roadster Roadster Sport Tesla U.S

Hyundai Motor to hand over 60 additional Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell cars to Paris-based electric taxi start-up

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Hyundai Motor will hand over 60 ix35 Fuel Cell cars to the Paris-based electric taxi start-up STEP (Société du Taxi Electrique Parisien). memorandum of understanding to that effect was signed at the opening of a public hydrogen fuel station operated by Air Liquide at Hyundai Motor’s European headquarters in Offenbach, Germany. Brief

2016 44

BASF and Hyundai Motor showcase RN30 concept at K Fair; new lightweight and performance materials

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Hyundai Motor unveiled the RN30 high-perfromance concept at the Paris Motor Show in September. The new i30. Materials Weight reduction

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Lucid Motors and Samsung SDI in strategic partnership on next-gen lithium-ion cells

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Samsung SDI and luxury EV startup Lucid Motors have entered a strategic partnership for battery cell supply. —Sam Weng, co-founder, COO.

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Honda's Electric Four-Motor CR-Z Prototype: We Drive It

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The idea of the four-motor electric car has been around since the start of the 20th century. One of Ferdinand Porsche's first ideas, in fact, was the Lohner-Porsche that debuted at the 1900 Paris World Fair, with a hub motor in each front wheel. plug-in cars Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

Is Tesla Motors A Carmaker.Or Really A Grid-Storage Company?

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Many among the Detroit auto media were skeptical of Tesla Motors for years, correctly noting just how hard it is to start a car company and build a genuinely appealing product--electric car or not.