Ford Performance selling Mach-E electric crate motor

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Ford Performance is offering the “ Eluminator Mac E Electric Motor ” as an electric crate engine, along with the dozens of combustion crate engines available. The unit includes HV motor to traction inverter harness; LV harness/connector; and vent tube assembly.

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Hyundai Motor unveils SEVEN concept electric SUV

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Hyundai Motor Company revealed SEVEN, the new sport utility electric vehicle (SUEV) concept at AutoMobility LA. SEVEN concept is built upon Hyundai Motor Group’s Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), a dedicated BEV architecture.

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Mercedes-Benz acquires electric motor technology company YASA

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Under the terms of the acquisition, YASA will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz, developing ultra high-performance e-motors, while retaining its own brand, team, facilities and continuing to supply existing automotive supercar customers. YASA’s axial-flux electric motor.

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Wright testing 2 MW aviation-grade motor for transport-category zero-emissions aircraft

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Wright Electric has begun testing its 2 MW (~2,700 horsepower) motor for electric and hydrogen aircraft. It’s the largest propulsive aerospace motor in existence to the company’s knowledge—about 2x larger than other propulsive motors in testing.

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ExOne collaborates with Maxxwell Motors on development of 3D-printed copper windings for axial flux electric motors

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ExOne and Maxxwell Motors have successfully binder jet 3D printed a high-efficiency copper e-winding design for an electric motor without rare-earth magnets. 3D printing Electric (Battery) Motors

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Renault Group takes 21% stake in axial flux e-motor company Whylot

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Renault Group has acquired a 21% minority stake in Whylot , a company based in the Lot region of France that has developed an innovative axial flux automotive e-motor. Despite the advantages, however, radial flux motors dominate the market. Whylot axial flux motor.

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GM reveals new Ultium Drive EV motors designed and developed in-house with GM propulsion software

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At the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference, General Motors President Mark Reuss revealed GM’s group of three all-new motors that will power its Ultium-based EVs. All three motors were calibrated in-house to ensure the highest level of performance in Ultium-based EVs.

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McMaster switched reluctance motor spinout Enedym closes $15M funding round

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Enedym, a switched reluctance motor (SRM) spinout from McMaster University, closed a $15-million financing round from an international group of strategic investors within the US, Canada, Europe, and India, including P&A Paletta Giving Inc., The new investment will be used to accelerate Enedym’s patented motor development technology and increase its footprint within the electric motor market. Enedym Switched Reluctance Motors (SRMs) remove the need for these costly magnets.

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Nissan and Waseda University testing jointly developed recycling process for electrified vehicle motors

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Nissan Motor Co., and Waseda University have started testing in Japan of a jointly developed recycling process that efficiently recovers high-purity rare-earth compounds from electrified vehicle motor magnets. Testing has shown that this process can recover 98% of the motors’ REEs.

Lucid Motors releases details about its electric drivetrain technology

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Lucid Motors provided some details about it proprietary, in-house developed electric drivetrain that will power the forthcoming pure-electric luxury Lucid Air. For their power, the motors are two and a half times more volumetrically compact than the closest competitor.

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Wright Electric begins motor development program for 186-seat electric aircraft; 1.5MW motor, 3 kV inverter

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MW electric motor and inverter at 3 kilovolts. Wright intends to conduct ground tests of its motor in 2021 and flight tests in 2023. The motor and power system development program is the next step towards building its narrowbody-class aircraft.

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Mercedes-Benz to manufacture YASA axial-flux electric motors in Berlin

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Mercedes-Benz will build ultra-high-performance axial-flux electric motors at its Berlin site, as the world’s pre-eminent luxury car brand prepares to go all electric by 2030, where market conditions allow. Production of the motors will begin next year.

Alpha Motor Corporation SUPERSAGA electric performance sedan  

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Alpha Motor Corporation SUPERSAGA electric performance sedan . We see the importance in evolving car culture and building motivation for clean energy automobiles and the technology which defines it,” said Alpha Motor Corporation.

New Bosch 230 electric motor and inverter with silicon carbide technology offers system efficiency up to 97%

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At Motor Bella 2021, Bosch is introducing its new efficient 230 electric motor for commercial and medium-duty vehicles. The new 230 electric motor has a rated voltage of 800 volts and is designed for long service life. Bosch‘s electric motor 230 for commercial vehicles.

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Local Motors and Protean Electric extend strategic partnership

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Autonomous vehicle company Local Motors and in-wheel motor company Protean Electric expanded their long-standing partnership, inking a further three-year deal valued at $7.3 In addition to Local Motors, Protean is currently deeply engaged with four major automotive OEMs.

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Tula Technology presents findings on its Dynamic Motor Drive at the 42nd International Vienna Motor Symposium

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DMD’s application to electric vehicle motors has the potential to increase range while using less energy. DMD is cost-effective, software-driven and does not require hardware changes to the motor or vehicle. Electric (Battery) Fuel Efficiency MotorsTula Technology, Inc.,

Toshiba develops new magnetic material that delivers improved motor energy conversion efficiency

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Toshiba Corporation has developed a new magnetic material with characteristics that deliver major improvements in motor efficiency at minimum cost, and with the potential to win significant reductions in power consumption. pt (the measure for comparing motor efficiency.

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Exro unveils new application for Coil Driver motor controller: optimizing charging and V2G

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Coil Driver is a next-generation dynamic motor controller that expands the capabilities of electric motors by enabling multiple dynamic profiles in operation. Controls and controllers Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Motors V2X

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YASA spin-out Evolito launches as a business with electric motors for aviation

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YASA spin-out Evolito , a new company developing and manufacturing direct- and indirect-drive electric motors and power electronics for aerospace applications, launched publicly as a privately-owned business. Direct Drive Motors. Indirect Drive Motors.

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Yamaha Motor accepting orders for prototype 350kW-class hyper-EV electric motor

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Yamaha Motor has developed an electric motor reaching the industry’s highest class in output density. Since 2020, Yamaha Motor has been accepting commissions for developing prototype electric motors (35–200 kW) for automobiles and other mobility applications.

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Electric vehicles motors. The motor is also one of the important components. There are two types of electric motors widely used in electric vehicles to provide power to the wheels. The direct current (DC) motor and the alternating current (AC) motor. .

Hyundai Motor to pilot autonomous demand-responsive “RoboShuttle” service

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Hyundai Motor Company will begin a test operation of its RoboShuttle service on 9 August in South Korea. Beginning in July, Hyundai Motor will recruit passengers who want to experience the RoboShuttle service within Sejong City via the Shucle app.

Integral e-Drive launches new series of off-the-shelf high performance electric motors

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Electric (Battery) MotorsAs part of its mission to make world-class electric drives accessible, Integral e-Drive has made available a family of three ultra-high-performance machines off-the-shelf in single sample quantities.

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Yamaha Motor developing high-performance motor prototype for cars and other vehicles

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Yamaha Motor has begun accepting orders for a high-performance electric motor prototype that is capable of delivering industry-leading high power density for automobiles and other types of vehicles. Sample dual-motor package. Electric (Battery) Motors

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Toyota Motor Europe invests in EODev to expand hydrogen solutions

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has become a direct shareholder in EODev ( Energy Observer Developments ). EODev—along with its partners—is positioning itself as a leading European designer, assembler and distributor zero-emission energy systems on an industrial scale.

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Linear Labs to begin mass production of high-torque M200 e-mobility motor in September

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The company will start with an allocation of production that is distributed between itself and several Tier One sub-contractors in order to expedite the manufacturing ramp rate and delivery of motors to early customers. The motors can be made using rare-earth or ferrite magnets.

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Ford unveils all-electric F-100 Eluminator concept with new EV crate motor customers can now buy

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In Las Vegas for SEMA, Ford revealed the all-electric F-100 Eluminator concept—a zero-tailpipe-emissions demonstration truck powered by the all-new Ford Performance Parts Eluminator electric crate motor that customers can now buy online.

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HET motor company Linear Labs raises $6M in new funding

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The patented HET motor technology from Linear Labs produces up to twice the torque of competitor motors —or the same torque in half the size—and can also be made using rare-earth or ferrite magnets. The 200 series motors are also 1.7 Electric (Battery) Motors

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Boom Motors launches its first Corbett-14 electric scooter 

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Boom Motors launches its first Corbett-14 electric scooter . Boom Motors a Coimbatore-based electric vehicle manufacturer has launched its first electric vehicle Corbett 14 electric scooter. Motor power . Boom Motors.

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Nissan Leaf Motor torque

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I am looking to use a Nissan Leaf motor for my swap. Electric MotorsHello all! First post! I will not be using the reduction gears, so I was wondering if someone knew what was the torque number is before reduction. Thank you!

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IDTechEx: despite efforts to reduces rare-earth use, percentage of permanent magnet-based EV motors rising

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While there has been much publicity and technical development towards rare-earth reduction in vehicle motors, in practice the market is seeing an increase in the number of permanent magnet motors. Electric (Battery) Market Background Materials Motors

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Pitt partners with Powdermet to develop rare-earth-free electric motor with MnBi permanent magnets

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a nanomaterials and advanced materials research and development company in Ohio, to develop a rare-earth-mineral-free electric motor. Most electric motors for electric vehicles rely on permanent magnets made with rare-earth metals, which are a limited resource. To meet the needs of a growing market, designing electric motors without rare-earth metals is a crucial step, especially for sustainable supply chains. Electric (Battery) Materials Motors

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Equipmake and HiETA developing new motor with 20kW/kg power density using additive manufacturing

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UK-based electrification company, Equipmake, has teamed up with additive manufacturing organization HiETA to develop a next-generation motor as part of a project grant-funded by Innovate UK. By comparison, even the best standard permanent magnet motors in use today would offer 5kW per kg.

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Proton Motor Fuel Cell and Aumann AG expand partnership to series production of hydrogen fuel cells

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Since 2017, Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH has been working with Aumann AG as part of the larger EU program “ Fit-4-AMandA ” (Fit for Automatic Manufacturing and Assembly) on hydrogen fuel cell stack production with financing from the agency FCH JU (Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking).

Draper awarded patent on electrostatic motors; family under development

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is developing a new family of electric motors and generators based on electrostatic, rather than electromagnetic principles. Almost all electric motors today use magnetism to generate torque. For centuries, engineers have known that forces from electric fields can also be harnessed to build motors, but these so-called electrostatic motors were too weak and problematic to compete with their electromagnetic counterparts. US20190253000A1: Electrostatic motor.

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Vicinity Motors releases specs for new medium-duty electric truck

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Canada-based Vicinity Motor Corp. —William Trainer, Founder and CEO of Vicinity Motor. The systems feature a Buy America Compliant 220 kW motor with an Eaton multi-speed transmission.

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Infinitum Electric raises $40 Million in Series C; PCB motor

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Infinitum Electric, developer of the printed circuit board (PCB) motor ( earlier post ), raised $40 million in Series C funding to scale production of its ultra-high-efficiency, lightweight motors. The investment will be used to expand production of the company’s IEs Series motors for commercial and industrial applications and complete development of its IEm Series motors for the rapidly growing electric vehicle market. Market Background Motors

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ORNL composite increases current capacity of copper wires; ultra-efficient, power-dense electric motors

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Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have created a composite that increases the electrical current capacity of copper wires, providing a new material that can be scaled for use in ultra-efficient, power-dense electric vehicle traction motors. Electric (Battery) Materials Motors

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SAKOR Technologies provides new dynamometer system to U of Houston for testing electric motor, inverter & control system designs

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SAKOR Technologies provided the University of Houston’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering with a dynamometer test system designed to test motor and inverter designs for use in hybrid and electric vehicle applications. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Motors Power Electronics Testin

BMW i Ventures invests in Software Motor Company; high rotor pole switched reluctance motor system

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BMW i Ventures has invested in Software Motor Company (SMC), a Silicon Valley-based company developing reliable, efficient and intelligent motor systems. SMC’s electric motor system is based on switched reluctance technology, managed by advanced cloud software. The Smart Motor system partners a patented high rotor pole switched reluctance motor (HRSRM) with matching motor controller, optional IoT Supervisor, and user-friendly software.

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Saietta Group wins APC grant to bring production of axial flux traction electric motor to 150k units per year

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UK-based tech company Saietta has won a major grant , through the UK’s Advanced Propulsion Center (APC) that will fast-track the first stage of the production process ramp-up for its innovative Axial Flux Traction (AFT) electric motor. Electric (Battery) Market Background Motors

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Fraunhofer researchers develop technique to produce aluminum windings for motors

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Researchers at Fraunhofer IFAM have developed a casting technique that can be used to produce lightweight aluminum windings with a higher groove fill factor to replace copper windings in electric motors. To show this in a direct comparison, the Fraunhofer team used 250W commercial pedelec motors. Coil arrangement within a pedelec engine with copper coils (left) and an identical motor with cast aluminum coils (right). Electric (Battery) Materials Motors

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ETH Zurich catalyst can convert polypropylene directly into motor oil with high selectivity

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With tuning, the catalyst can achieve a selectivity of 80% toward motor oil (C 21 –C 45 ). Following this strategy, the selectivity of 80% toward motor oil (C 21 –C 45 ) can be achieved.

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