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MIT team developing 1MW motor for electric aviation

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High power density electric machine for turboelectric propulsion. Electric Machine Design Specifications Metric Value Units Power 1 MW Specific power 17 kW/kg Speed 12500 RPM Shear stress 5.3 Electric Machine Design Specifications Metric Value Units Power 1 MW Specific power 17 kW/kg Speed 12500 RPM Shear stress 5.3

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Bosch starts production of 800V inverter, motor for electric vehicles

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In the 800-volt variant of the electric motor, Bosch has increased the power density. This improves the semiconductors’ electrical conductivity. The next generation of the electric motor will feature oil cooling. This will make recharging faster and provide a further boost for electromobility.

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Mercedes-Benz introducing EQT electric small van

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Mercedes-Benz Vans is systematically electrifying all model series, including a range of sector-specific electric mobility solutions—also in the small van segment. The electric small van will be orderable in the near future. Prices start at around €49,000 for the EQT with 90 kW electric motor and standard length.

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Toyota reveals hydrogen fuel cell electric Hilux prototype

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Toyota has unveiled a prototype hydrogen fuel cell electric Hilux. The development project has explored how these qualities might be maintained while adopting a new fuel cell electric zero emission powertrain. The new powertrain uses core elements from the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric sedan. Earlier post.)

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Candela C-8 electric boat breaks world record for electric boat endurance

Electric Cars Report

Imagine traveling by electric boat from London to Amsterdam and back within 24 hours? During a recent endurance challenge, the electric, hydrofoiling Candela C-8 covered a distance equivalent to that journey, setting a new world record for the longest distance driven by an electric boat in a day.

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Honda electric sports car, sustainability concepts due at Tokyo show

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Honda on Tuesday announced that later in October, at the Japan Mobility Show, formerly called the Tokyo Motor Show, it plans to reveal an electric sports car and a sustainability-focused compact car.

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Electric Motors & The EV Revolution

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There are three types of electric motors commonly used to power electric vehicles. Each has advantages and disadvantages.

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