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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5 phase SRM motors

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I don't think the ambient temperature matters much, because all modern EV motors run high enough power density that they need active (normally liquid, often oil) cooling; their internal operating temperature can get pretty high, even in a temperate climate. When the internal temperature of the motor is more than hot enough to boil water, it doesn't matter much if the ambient temperature is typical of Alaska or Arizona. Quote: Originally Posted by brian_.

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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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Wheel Hub Motors

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Do you think wheel hub motors will be available for the DIY market and if so, how soon? Hi, Scott - It looks like in-wheel motors might be coming

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Electric Greyhound Conversion Motor

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I have an opportunity to buy a used electric motor from a mining operation. it is a 300-hp 460-V RMP-1800 phase 3. From this info, can I use this on

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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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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. On 30 January, Wright demonstrated a preview of its electric motor at its press event in New York, NY. Aviation Electric (Battery) Motors Power Electronics

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Electric motor company Aeristech expanding into aviation; HyFlyer II partnership

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Aeristech, a developer of electric motor technology, is expanding into aerospace. Aeristech’s aerospace facility will enable the company to begin offering its expertise in market-leading power-dense electric motors and motor controllers to the aerospace sector, including for hydrogen fuel-cell compressors, which will make it possible to reduce aviation emissions. The patented system enables motors capable of accelerating to 160,000 rpm in less than a second.

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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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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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Which Motor for My Land Cruiser Conversion?

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I would like to pull the motor in my landcruiser wagon and drop in an electric motor that I could pull my 500lb trailer through the mountains with

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Motor supplier sees mass-produced in-wheel motors around 2023

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In-wheel motors have been the future for electric cars—including fuel-cell cars and series hybrids—for decades. MotorTheir benefits include simpler packaging and more interior or cargo space for the vehicle. They could help make vehicles lighter, and lower the center of mass. There are also potential efficiency gains, too, and traction and.

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Mission Motors for Electric Car Motors

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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

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Electric Motor Torque and Gear Ratio

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I am wondering what the torque I can expect out of a generic forklift motor would be. I just acquired a Ford Ranger that I'm going to convert. I was

2019 98

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

2020 96

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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New electric motor could eliminate transmissions

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Several companies are also striving to make electric motors more efficient and powerful. Now a new Texas company claims it has a new motor technology that can generate twice the torque, three times the power, and 10 percent more range for electric cars in the same weight. youtube electric motorsIt isn’t just batteries that are making big strides in electric cars.

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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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Infinitum Electric to develop hybrid assist motor for leading automotive supplier

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Infinitum Electric, developer of the printed circuit board (PCB) motor ( earlier post ), announced an agreement with a leading US automotive supplier to support the development of a hybrid vehicle. Infinitum Electric is enabling this transition with its IEm Series of motors.

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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. Going forward, Yamaha expects to deepen its knowledge of evolving market needs by adapting the motor to the requirements of individual customers. Electric (Battery) Motors

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Hyundai Motor Group to acquire controlling interest in mobile robot firm Boston Dynamics

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Hyundai Motor Group will acquire a controlling interest in the mobile robot firm Boston Dynamics from Softbank in a deal that values Boston Dynamics at $1.1 Hyundai Motor Group’s affiliates—Hyundai Motor Co.,

2020 137

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

2020 101

Motor in

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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. 18 Oct: I had a chain and sprocket fixed to the motor hub, to come out of the adapter plate and drive a shaft so I could use the traction motor to drive aircon and power steering. Bought most of the bits for the conversion in December 2010.

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Lucid Motors completes first phase of construction of EV factory

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Lucid Motors announced completion of the first phase of construction at the new Lucid AMP-1 (Advanced Manufacturing Plant) factory in Casa Grande, AZ, with the commissioning of production equipment and processes underway ahead of start of production for Lucid Air in Spring of 2021.

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Lordstown Motors shows electric truck interior, confirms 40,000 pre-orders

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Lordstown Motors on Wednesday showed the interior of its Endurance electric pickup truck for the first time. The company also confirmed that it had received 40,000 pre-orders for the Endurance, which is scheduled to start deliveries in late summer 2021.

2020 113

Most Popular Electric Car Motors

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There are a lot of electric motors out there, but just a few make up the majority of electric car motors being used today

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CBAK Energy partners with JAC Motors to develop new battery cells, including 4680 format

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CBAK Energy Technology, a lithium-ion battery manufacturer and electric energy solution provider, signed a three-year strategic agreement with Anhui Jianghuai Motors Group Co., JAC Motors is a Chinese state-owned automobile and commercial vehicle manufacturer. Founded in 1964, JAC Motors is among the top four domestic Chinese vehicle brands, has an R&D team of 5,000 people. By the end of 2019, JAC Motors had exported more than 640,000 vehicles to the international market.

Aptera partners with Elaphe for in-wheel-motor technology

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The rebooted Aptera Motors has teamed with Elaphe Propulsion Technologies on a long-range, volume production electric vehicle powered by in-wheel motors. In-wheel-motor technology affords Aptera advantages that would be impossible with other propulsion systems: enhanced aerodynamics, lighter overall vehicle weight and much-improved handling, resulting in industry-leading mileage and safety. Electric (Battery) Fuel Efficiency Motors

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Hyundai Motor Group introduces advanced humanoid robot DAL-e for automated customer services

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Hyundai Motor Group has launched the DAL-e, a customer service robot that independently communicates with people using precise recognition capabilities and mobility functions. —Dong Jin Hyun, Vice President and Head of the Robotics Lab at Hyundai Motor Group.

Volvo Cars invests in designing and developing electric motors in-house

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Volvo Cars says that it is making significant investments that allow for the in-house design and development of electric motors for the next generation of Volvo models, as the company continues to move towards becoming a fully electric car maker.

2020 83

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. The key to AMPERE’s performance is its combination of an advanced motor design with additive manufacturing, allowing its metal structure to be 3D-printed, rather than milled from a solid billet. By comparison, even the best standard permanent magnet motors in use today would offer 5kW per kg.

2020 113

Which Motor Needed for this Chevy Suburban EV Conversion?

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What type of electric motor or motors or in wheel motors would I want to use I am interested in converting a 1990 Chevy Scottsdale Suburban to electric.

2019 89

Hyundai Motor introduces electric double-decker bus

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In Seoul, Hyundai Motor unveiled an electric double-decker bus—a first of its kind for Hyundai, and part of the company’s effort to help reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. It runs on an independent suspension system in the first driving axle for a more comfortable ride, and a 240 kW wheel motor axle combined with a motor in the second axle that minimizes loss of electricity.

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Lucid Motors unveils Lucid Air luxury electric sedan

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Lucid Motors unveiled the Lucid Air battery-electric luxury sedan, which will start at less than US$80,000. With up to 1,080 horsepower available in a dual-motor, all-wheel-drive architecture, the Lucid Air is able to achieve quarter-mile times as quick as 9.9

2020 110

Hyundai Motor to accelerate transition into smart mobility solution provider

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Hyundai Motor Company announced an updated roadmap for its future business Strategy 2025 at the 2020 CEO Investor Day’ forum held virtually in Seoul. Hyundai Motor’s updated strategy aims to achieve three major directives: Enhancing competitiveness of its automotive business through electrification; Establishing a foundation for becoming a leading mobility service; and. Hyundai Motor also unveiled its mid- to long-term financial goals, which include an investment of KRW 60.1

2020 88

Directly-cooled lighter-weight EV motor made with polymer housing

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Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology ICT are working together with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology KIT to develop a new cooling concept that will enable polymers to be used as EV electric motor housing materials, thereby reducing the weight of the motor and thus, the EV itself. The new cooling concept also significantly increases the power density and efficiency of the motor compared to the state-of-the-art. Electric (Battery) Motors

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Lucid Motors announces DreamDrive ADAS, debuting in Lucid Air EV

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Lucid Motors announced DreamDrive, its new advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS). Eugene Lee, Senior Director, ADAS and Autonomous Driving, Lucid Motors.

2020 118

Hyundai Motor Group reveals E-GMP; first dedicated BEV platform, for next-generation BEV line-up

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Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), a dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform. —Albert Biermann, President and Head of R&D Division for Hyundai Motor Group.

2020 122

Hyundai Motor and INEOS partnering on driving hydrogen economy forward

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Hyundai Motor Company and INEOS signed a memorandum of understanding to explore new opportunities to accelerate the global hydrogen economy. In 2018, Hyundai Motor Group announced its mid- to long-term roadmap, Fuel Cell Vision 2030, to increase annual production of hydrogen fuel cell systems to 700,000 units by 2030.

2020 88

Lordstown Motors becomes publicly traded, before delivering its electric trucks

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Lordstown Motors hasn't delivered a single vehicle yet, but it is now a publicly-traded company. The electric-truck firm began trading on the NASDAQ Monday, under the ticker symbol "RIDE." Lordstown went public by merging with DiamondPeak Holdings, a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

2020 82

Bollinger Motors unveils DELIVER-E all-electric delivery van

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Bollinger Motors has unveiled its DELIVER-E all-electric delivery van concept. —Robert Bollinger, CEO of Bollinger Motors. Bollinger Motors will work with a manufacturing partner to build the DELIVER-E vans and trucks in the US.

2020 93

Best Electric Vehicle Motor Yet

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

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Lightning eMotors creates electric motor coaches at lower cost and CO2 impact

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A Colorado-based company is giving old diesel buses an all-electric upgrade. While companies like BYD and ProTerra specialize in new fully-electric buses, Lightning eMotors appears to be the first to widely market a kit that upfits existing buses with electric powertrains.

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