Nidec develops fully integrated traction motor system (e-axle)

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Nidec Corporation, a Japan-based leading global manufacturer of electric motors, has developed a new fully integrated traction motor system (e-axle) comprising an electric motor, reduction gear box and inverter. Electric (Battery) Motors

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NSK demonstrates transmission-equipped wheel hub motor

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has successfully demonstrated the first transmission-equipped wheel hub motor, designed to improve the environmental performance, safety, and comfort of automobiles. Electric (Battery) Motors Transmissions Vehicle SystemsNSK Ltd.

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Wasted $$ in battery connectors made of tinned steel and copper mesh. 8 Oct 2012: AC55 motor is in. Its resting on a chassis crosspiece, still needs to get welded to the motor mounts. Also don't want to lose any strength on the clutch since the new motor has more torque.

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Xing Mobility selects Clean Wave AC induction motors for electric super car Miss R

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XING Mobility, a Taipei-based electric powertrain system supplier, has selected Clean Wave Technologies to provide electric motors and drive control units for a rally-inspired supercar. The vehicle will utilize four Clean Wave traction motors, one for each wheel.

2018 95

BMW provides some insight into Dingolfing eDrive competence center; motors, battery packs and more

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Dingolfing supplies the high-voltage batteries and other chassis and powertrain components for BMW i models and the BMW Group’s plug-in hybrid models—current (earlier post) and future. Electric motors. Battery packs. Batteries Manufacturing Motors Vehicle Manufacturers

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AC Motors, NiMH batteries, and Wheel Motors

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AC motor question: I'm looking for a less expensive, probably US-made AC motor. I'm aiming my design at 1400 lbs maximum. Ideas?

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First unveiling of Kia Niro EV; global debut at Paris Motor Show in September

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Kia unveiled the new battery-electric version of Niro crossover at the 5 th International Electric Vehicle Expo in Jeju, Korea. The sporty and versatile Niro EV will make its global debut at the Paris Motor Show in September. kWh battery system. Electric (Battery

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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 MotorsThe company plans to unveil its previously-teased electric "executive sedan" December.

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SF Motors to acquire EV battery module startup InEVit, headed by Martin Eberhard

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SF Motors, a Silicon Valley electric vehicle (EV) company and subsidiary of Shanghai-based Sokon Industry Group, has acquired InEVit Inc., an electric vehicle (EV) battery modularization startup headed by former Tesla CEO Martin Eberhard. The pre-revenue company will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of SF Motors, and will continue to market and license its innovations to competitive vehicle OEMs. Batteries Electric (Battery

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Tesla founder, Chinese company launch SF Motors electric cars

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China History plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Startups SF MotorsIn the beginning, there was Tesla, although it wasn't started by current CEO Elon Musk. While Musk has now become synonymous with the electric-car brand, Tesla was actually founded by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning, who had previously founded and sold a eBook reader company. While both left the company in 2008, they have kept their hands in.

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Hitachi, Mitsubishi Motors and ENGIE testing plug-in vehicles as renewable energy storage for office buildings

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Mitsubishi Motors and ENGIE are partnered in a project to explore the potential for electric vehicles to act as a means of energy storage for an office building. The car battery therefore acts as an energy storage source, as well as an emergency power supply. Hitachi Europe Ltd.,

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Magna forms e-powertrain joint venture in China with SAIC Motor subsidiary

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HASCO), a subsidiary of SAIC Motor. Both partners will give the JV full support to develop localized core competencies in terms of market development, R&D, advanced manufacturing and key parts supply such as gearboxes, inverter components and motors.

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Bollinger Motors shows chassis for its battery-electric sport utility truck

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Bollinger Motors, a 2014 startup developing a battery-electric sport utility truck, revealed the first images of the chassis structure which will underpin its upcoming vehicle. The truck will make its global debut at a media event this summer in Bollinger Motors’ home state of New York.

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Samsung SDI to supply cylindrical Li-ion batteries to JAC Motors for new EV; 50 million 18650 cells next year

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The battery pack for the iEV6S will comprise approximately 3,000 of Samsung SDI’s high-performance 18650 battery cells. Additionally, JAC Motors signed an MOU with Samsung SDI for the supply of 50 million battery cells next year alone. JAC Motors iEV6S.

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Custom Electric Vehicles: Venus Motors

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Venus Motors builds new custom electric vehicles using fiberglass kits, electric drive trains, and lithium batteries

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Visedo introducing new SRPM motor design for buses; 10% increase in power, better cooling

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Finnish manufacturer Visedo is unveiling a new electric motor design at BusWorld 2017 that is optimized for the bus market and ready for mass manufacture. The upgraded range includes motors in 4 different sizes: XS-short, XS, XSe and S, ranging from 50 to 343 kW.

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Groupe PSA and Nidec form JV for automotive traction motors

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Groupe PSA and Nidec Corporation, through Nidec Leroy-Somer Holding, will form a joint venture in the field of electric traction motors. The JV will develop state of the art high-performance and competitive electric traction motor range for electrified vehicles—including mild-hybrid (MHEV), battery-electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) vehicles—to meet the needs of Groupe PSA and other OEMs. Electric (Battery) Market Background Motors

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Nissan, Renault to buy CATL batteries for electric vehicles

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The Nikkei reports that Chinese automotive battery maker CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd.) will provide lithium-ion batteries to Nissan Motor and Renault. Renault plans to use CATL batteries for the electric version of its Kangoo compact van under development.

2018 85

Daimler developing new dedicated architecture for battery-electric vehicles; debut at Paris Motor Show in September; 500 km

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Daimler is developing a dedicated, multi-model electric vehicle architecture for battery-powered vehicles. The global debut will take place at the Paris Motor Show this fall, and the first model is to be launched onto the market before the end of the decade. Batteries Electric (Batter

2016 95

Kumamoto University project to use Nissan LEAF technology in electric bus test in Japan; 3 packs, 3 motors

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Technology developed by Nissan for the battery-electric Nissan LEAF will be used in an electric bus project led by a team from Kumamoto University, that starts testing next month in Japan, with the goal of making zero-emission public transit more widespread and affordable.

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Infiniti reveals Prototype 9 open-wheeled electric retro roadster; new 30 kWh pack, prototype motor

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Nissan Motor Corporation and its Infiniti brand revealed a sleek, open-wheeled electric retro roadster prototype at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Electric (Battery) Motors

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Dongfeng Motor to introduce more than 20 electric models under new 2022 midterm plan; battery-electric and e-POWER

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Dongfeng Motor Co., DFL)—a 50-50 joint venture between China’s Dongfeng Group and Nissan Motor Co., Harnessing the power of zero-emission technology, e-POWER, Intelligent Driving and Intelligent Integration, we’re well-positioned for the competitive and rapidly changing motoring landscape in China. —Jun Seki, president of Dongfeng Motor Co., China Electric (Battery) Hybrids

2018 65

Purdue study highlights lifecycle benefits of neodymium-iron-boron magnet-to-magnet recycling for electric vehicle motors

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In August 2017, international metals and minerals research firm Roskill reported that Tesla would use a 3-phase permanent magnet motor in the Model 3 RWD Long Range as the powertrain motor, as opposed to the asynchronous reluctance (induction) motors used in the Model 3 RWD standard and Model X AWD.

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Harley-Davidson invests in Alta Motors; companies will collaborate on future electric motorcycle product development

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has made an equity investment in Alta Motors , a leader and innovator in lightweight electric vehicles; the two companies will collaborate on electric motorcycle technology and new product development. —Alta Motors Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder, Marc Fenigstein.

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Electric motor manufacturer YASA secures $21M growth funding, opens new Oxford production facility

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YASA, a manufacturer of axial-flux electric motors and controllers ( earlier post ), has raised £15 million (US$21 million) in growth funding. YASA’s innovative axial-flux electric motor design offers best-in-class power and torque densities and is suited to both hybrid and pure electric vehicle applications. The axial flux approach uses less materials such as copper, iron and permanent magnet than conventional motors, resulting in a significantly lower materials cost.

2018 65

BMW Group plans joint venture for MINI electric vehicles in China; LoI with Great Wall Motor

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A key element of the brand’s continued strategic development will be local production of future battery-electric MINI vehicles in the world’s largest market for electromobility. To this end, the BMW Group has signed a letter of intent (LoI) with the Chinese manufacturer Great Wall Motor.

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Toyota to introduce 10 new electrified vehicles in China by 2020; PHEV Corolla and Levin unveiled at Beijing Motor Show

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Toyota Motor plans to introduce to the Chinese market plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) versions of its Corolla and Levin passenger cars in 2019 and a battery electric vehicle (BEV) model based on its C-HR / IZOA compact SUV in 2020. (To and as an IZOA by FAW Toyota Motor Sales Co.,

2018 90

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 PowerwallWell, here's one that ought to irk the German automakers.

Volkswagen unveils dual-motor 680 hp fully-electric I.D. R Pikes Peak; 0-60 in 2.25s

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Lithium-ion batteries are used as the energy storage system, similar to production EVs, as their power density is the crucial factor for the system when producing high voltage. Electric (Battery) Motorsport

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Lucid Motors enters strategic partnership with LG Chem for Li-ion battery cells

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Lucid Motors has signed a strategic supply agreement with LG Chem for lithium-ion battery cells. Lucid enters the agreement after nearly a decade of experience with electric vehicle battery pack research, development and commercial operations. These battery systems have logged over 20 million miles to date, and the data Lucid has collected and analyzed from these operations have been a critical factor in selecting the best strategic suppliers.

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New Bosch e-axle integrates motor, power electronics, transmission; mass production in 2019

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The motor, power electronics, and transmission form one compact unit that directly drives the car’s axle. Bosch thus has many years of experience in the manufacture of electric motors, axle drives, and power electronics. Electric (Battery) Motors Power Electronics

2017 85

2018 Renault Zoe electric car: more powerful motor to go with last year's bigger battery

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Last year, sales soared after it received a major upgrade to its battery pack, which grew to 41 kilowatt-hours, up from 22 kwh in earlier versions, almost doubling its range to 300 to 400 kilometers (185 to 250 miles) on the European test cycle. subcompact plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Renault ZoeThe subcompact Renault Zoe hatchback has been Europe's best-selling electric car for several years now.

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UPS, NYSERDA project to convert UPS diesel delivery trucks to electric; UES 225 kW switched reluctance motor

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The core system features a 225 kW Switched Reluctance Motor (SRM) with a high voltage backbone optimized for the duty cycle of UPS delivery trucks. The core system features a 225kW Switched Reluctance motor with a 600VDC backbone that can be configured with a number of battery types and sizes.

2017 85

Lightning Systems converting 35-foot diesel buses to battery-electrics in Boulder; cost-effective electrification

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Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission solutions for commercial fleets, is partnering with the City of Boulder and transit provider Via Mobility Services to repower diesel buses with battery-electric systems. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty

2018 136

Chinese electric-car startup SF Motors bought Tesla founder's battery-tech firm

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China Batteries battery pack plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Although Elon Musk is the name now associated with Tesla, the current CEO was not a founding figure in the electric-car startup. That honor goes to two men, Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning. Eberhard subsequently sparred with Musk in and outside of court. Following his time at Tesla, Eberhard moved on to consult for Volkswagen and eventually.

2017 56

Nikola and Bosch partner on hydrogen-electric Class-8 long-haul truck; dual-motor commercial-vehicle eAxle

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Nikola Motor Company is partnering with Bosch on the development of its hydrogen-fuel-cell range-extended electric Class 8 long-haul truck, unveiled as a prototype in December 2016. Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Heavy-duty Hydrogen

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First public flight of Siemens 260kW electric motor; to be used in development of hybrid-electric aircraft

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Siemens researchers have developed a new type of electric motor that, with a weight of just 50 kilograms, delivers a continuous output of about 260 kilowatts—five times more than comparable drive systems. Germany’s Aeronautics Research Program (LuFo) supported development of this motor.

2016 117

Volkswagen Truck & Bus and Hino Motors agree to enter into full strategic partnership

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Hino Motors, Ltd. We are delighted to enter into the SCFA with Hino Motors as we are teaming up with one of the leading truck and bus companies, whose presence is especially strong in Asia. The cooperation with Hino Motors will also contribute to our strategy to become Global Champion in the transportation industry by providing the highest value to our customers. Hino Motors invented the company slogan ‘Trucks and Busses that do more’.

2018 75

Mercedes plant to make batteries, electric motors after 113 years of engines

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Batteries Germany Production Daimler battery pack plug-in carsThe first vehicle in history considered to be an automobile was the Benz Motorwagen of 1885. It was also the first vehicle from an automaker that has been around for the duration of the industry: we know it today as Mercedes-Benz. In other words, the company has been building cars for 132 years. DON'T MISS: Mercedes to launch 10 electric cars by.

2017 67

Robert Allan Ltd. designs new battery-electric pilot boat

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It features a fully electric twin screw drivetrain and a substantial bank of high energy density batteries that are recharged from shore power. This boat is suited for short run applications of 5 nautical miles (NM) or less and where there is time between jobs to recharge the batteries.

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