Karsan using BMW i3 motors and batteries for 6m electric city bus

Green Car Congress

The BMW Group and Turkish manufacturer Karsan have signed an agreement for the supply of BMW i3 motors and batteries for the battery-electric 6-meter city bus “Jest electric”, which is produced in Bursa in Turkey for both the domestic market and for international markets.

2018 125

ORNL researchers reuse hard disk drive magnets in electric motor

Green Car Congress

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) have used magnets recovered from used computer hard drives in an electric motor. Materials Motors Recycling

2018 120

Bollinger Motors previews B2 electric pickup

Green Car Congress

Bollinger Motors previewed the all-electric, all-wheel-drive B2 pickup truck. As Bollinger Motors moves through the final stages of the B1, the B2 Pickup became a natural addition to their upcoming vehicle suite of distinctively-designed EV trucks.

2018 118

Motor in

DIY Electric Car

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. Bought most of the bits for the conversion in December 2010.

Motor 130

Mission Motors for Electric Car Motors

Electric Cars are for Girls

Mission Motors just secured $9m in its second round of funding. I hadn't heard of this stealthy manufacturer of electric car motors and drive train components until today, but I get the feeling we'll be seeing more of them in the future - under the hood of our electric car

2011 174

NSK demonstrates transmission-equipped wheel hub motor

Green Car Congress

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.

2017 123

Volkswagen unveils E100/E22 pickup concept at São Paulo motor show

Green Car Congress

Volkswagen unveiled the Tarok Concept to the world at the São Paulo International Motor Show (6 to 18 November). The all-wheel drive all-rounder combines the progressive features of the latest generation of digitally networked SUVs with the versatility of a five-meter pick-up.

2018 99

DOE, General Motors and MathWorks launch EcoCAR Mobility Challenge

Green Car Congress

The US Department of Energy (DOE), General Motors and MathWorks launched the EcoCAR Mobility Challenge, the latest DOE-sponsored Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition ( AVTC ), revealed the 12 competing universities and named the Chevrolet Blazer as the vehicle platform selected for the competition. The headline sponsors are the US Department of Energy, General Motors, and MathWorks, and the challenge is managed by Argonne National Laboratory.

NTN to supply in-wheel motors to EV startup FSAT in China

Green Car Congress

Japan-based NTN, a leading global supplier of hub bearings and driveshafts, will supply in-wheel motor technology to EV startup Changchun Fawsn Auto Tech (FSAT), established in October 2017 by FAW Group. FSAT will exhibit a prototype vehicle at the upcoming Beijing Motor Show.

2018 116

Nikola Motor introduces Nikola Tre heavy-duty hydrogen-electric truck for Europe

Green Car Congress

In response what it said is widespread interest from European customers, Nikola Motor Company has designed a hydrogen-electric truck for European markets. —Nikola Motor Company Founder and CEO Trevor Milton.

2018 126

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

Green Car Congress

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

2018 86

Audi Hungaria starts series production of electric motors

Green Car Congress

Series production of electric motors officially started in Audi’s Gy?r, The electric motors are produced on floor space of 8,500 square meters using an innovative modular assembly production concept. The electric motor from Gy?r Electric (Battery) Motors

2018 78

Using the Lynch Motor for Electric Cars

Electric Cars are for Girls

The Lynch motor has a reputation for having an outstanding power-to-weight ratio - but they're small. For his electric car, Dr. Paul Pancella twinned two Lynch motors together for full-size performance from a half-size motor

2012 174

Reliance 3-phase AC Motor

Electric Cars are for Girls

Any thoughts on the Reliance Electric Duty Master AC Motor? I seem to be able to find a few of these with 50hp for decent prices. Say $500 or less

2012 125

Chevrolet electric Camaro concept drag racer: eCOPO with 800V battery pack; electric crate motors

Green Car Congress

This project exemplifies Chevrolet and General Motors’ commitment to engaging young minds in STEM education. The electric motor is based on a pair of BorgWarner HVH 250-150 motor assemblies, each generating 300 lb-ft (407 N·m) of torque, and replaces the gasoline engine.

2018 114

MTS delivers power density improvements to motor and inverter technology for Formula E

Green Car Congress

MTS Systems Corporation, a global supplier of high-performance test systems and sensors, announced further power density improvements to its electric motor and inverter technology for motorsport. Leveraging experience and technology gained from developing energy recovery systems for Formula 1 racecars, MTS has developed its smallest, most lightweight and powerful electric motor system to date for use in the FIA Formula E Championship Series.

2018 70

Bollinger Motors announces B2 electric pickup alongside SUV

Green Car Reports

Bollinger Motors has already generated a lot of interest in its B1 electric SUV. And on Wednesday it released images and some details of its long awaited second model, a pickup. The American startup electric truckmaker is one of several to announce an electric pickup. Tesla has said it is developing a pickup; the company asked its fans to submit. Bollinger

2018 86

Toyota develops first neodymium-reduced, heat-resistant magnet for electric motors

Green Car Congress

Toyota Motor Corporation has developed the world’s first neodymium-reduced, heat-resistant magnet. Neodymium (Nd) magnets are used in various types of motors such as the high-output motors found in electrified vehicles. Materials Motors

2018 128

Best Electric Vehicle Motor Yet

Electric Cars are for Girls

This AC electric vehicle motor really IS as good as you've heard, and it's changing the electric car conversion game

2011 150

waterproofing motor compartment. etc

DIY Electric Car

After much thought/consultation about waterproofing the motor compartment of the truck.

2010 130

DIY DC Motor Controller

Electric Cars are for Girls

Paul Holmes' DC Motor Controller: open source and do-it-yourself saves a lot of money

DIY 145

Electric Car Motors: Horsepower

Electric Cars are for Girls

For electric car motors, the first question is usually "Horsepower

2009 138

Sizing Car vs Motor

Electric Cars are for Girls

Is it cheaper/more efficient to size the motor for the car or the car for the motor? The car for the motor. Light donor, cheaper conversion.

2012 96

Electric Motor Brushes and Regenerative Braking

Electric Cars are for Girls

We've all heard that series wound DC motors, electric motor brushes and regenerative braking don't work well together. I had to ask - why? Interview with Dr. Paul Pancella

2012 142

Custom Electric Vehicles: Venus Motors

Electric Cars are for Girls

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

Kits 126

Electric Car Motors: AC vs. DC

Electric Cars are for Girls

There are a lot of motors out there, but which are better electric car motors - AC or DC

DC 150

Is an AC motor in your future?

DIY Electric Car

gap in the AC motor offerings from the many motor manufacturers. methodology and materials required to do a DIY Industrial AC motor customization. motor is encouraged to view, ask questions and contribute to. All major car makers use AC propulsion systems for a reason.

DIY 130

Saudi investment fund takes $1 billion stake in Lucid Motors

Green Car Reports

Lucid Motors announced yesterday that it will receive a $1 billion investment from the Saudi Arabian public investment fund. Lucid is a Silicon Valley-based electric car builder working on a direct competitor to the Tesla Model S. In August, Tesla chief executive Elon Musk suggested that he had held talks with the same Saudi investment fund about

2018 77

Can a motor power a 33' RV?

Electric Cars are for Girls

Can a motor drive a 33' RV? Is there a motor designed to drive each wheel instead of driving the transmission? Is it stupid to consider an electric RV

2012 135

Tesla founder, Chinese company launch SF Motors electric cars

Green Car Reports

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.

2018 66

AC Motor Controller (DIY)

Electric Cars are for Girls

AC Motor Controller (Part 3 of AC Conversion, Interview with Eric Tischer

DIY 125

Saudi investment fund reportedly wants stake in Lucid Motors

Green Car Reports

The Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund may be planning to buy a stake in potential Tesla rival Lucid Motors, according to a Reuters report. Elon Musk Lucid MotorsTesla CEO Elon Musk suggested last week that he had held talks with the same Saudi investment fund. The report says that the fund has drawn up a term sheet to invest $500 million in Lucid. It could invest up.

2018 48

Renault introduces a new 80kW R110 electric motor; coming first on ZOE; WLTP certification

Green Car Congress

Renault has revealed its new R110 electric motor and the 2018 model-year ZOE, Europe’s best-selling electric vehicle, which will be the first Renault EV to feature this 80kW powerplant which combines extra power with even greater driving enjoyment. Electric (Battery) Motors

2018 95

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

Green Car Congress

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 90

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

Green Car Reports

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.

2016 82

Tentative Motor Mount Drawing

Open Source Civic EV Kit

I attempted to draw a tentative motor mount plate for the tail end of the Warp9 motor. The four mounting holes for the end of the motor (5/18" - 18) are at a funny angle, so I may just trace them out and then draw them in later.

2008 130

Elio Motors to buy engines, abandons building its own

Green Car Reports

Elio Motors, which has been struggling since 2009 to build its own ultra-cheap, small, fuel-efficient, three-wheeled car, announced Thursday that it will source an engine from a major automaker. Previously, the company planned to build its own 3-cylinder engine with up to 55 horsepower for its projected 84-mpg three-wheeler. The company did not. Fuel Economy

2018 67

Kitten Rescued From Tesla Model S Electric Car Motor: Video

Green Car Reports

Tesla Motors and its Model S electric cars get a lot of attention, especially on the Internet. Green Tesla Motors animals plug-in carsAnd kittens? Well, cute-cat pictures are a staple of modern connectivity. Rescuing kittens? Even better!

2015 113

Best Electric Vehicle Motor Yet, Part II

Electric Cars are for Girls

This AC electric vehicle motor is changing the EV conversion game. Talking with builder Brian Seymour about motor size, voltage, and automatic transmissions

Parts 126

Motor Replacement Type: AC or Sep-ex best for NEV?

Electric Cars are for Girls

First I have a question about a particular OEM EV motor: what did the 1999 Ford Ranger EV have for a motor? And second, I am considering purchasing

2012 142

Update: AO3 Trans to 11" Warp Motor

DIY Electric Car

DC Motor. Warp motor. This is because the larger motor uses a face plate which is very similar in design and the output shaft has the same diameter. rear axle ratio and the high torque at low motor rpm will provide the desired movement of this vehicle at low speed.

2011 130

Choosing Correct EV Motor Size

Electric Cars are for Girls

How do you choose an EV motor which will deliver high horse power and torque equivalent to a gas powered sports car? Hi - In an EV, the motor is basically

2012 100

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

Green Car Reports

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. The company now known as Lucid is one of several startups aiming to repeat.

2016 82