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Infinitum introduces Aircore Mobility motor at CES 2023

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The Aircore Mobility motor delivers high power and torque density and operates with class-leading efficiency over a wide range of speeds and load conditions to maximize vehicle range, whether on road, off road, on water or in the air. Electric (Battery) Motors

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Electrofit introduces its first electric crate motor

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UK-based Electrofit introduced its first electric crate motor, the 100 kW CM100KW1, with a launch offer of £5,250 (US$5,800) + VAT. The motor can be used to drive an existing gearbox directly or has the option of being connected to an OEM single-speed transmission. Motor Speed (rpm).

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Hitachi Metals shows its ferrite magnet motors can match performance of neodymium traction motors

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Hitachi Metals has verified in simulations that by optimizing the design of motors that use its high-performance ferrite magnet NMF 15 (hereinafter “ferrite magnet motors” earlier post ), they are able to achieve the same level of output as traction motors for xEV that use neodymium magnets.

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Cleveland-Cliffs introduces MOTOR-MAX non-oriented electrical steels

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Cleveland-Cliffs is introducing the MOTOR-MAX product line of non-oriented electrical steels for high frequency motors and generators in the North American market. MOTOR-MAX steel is produced in a wide-range of fully processed grades.

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EVR Motors partners with EKA Mobility to provide advanced lightweight electric motors for e-buses and Light Commercial Vehicles in India

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Israeli startup EVR Motors has partnered with India’s EKA Mobility, an electric vehicles and technology company, a subsidiary of Pinnacle Industries Limited, to design small, lightweight electric motors for their e-buses and Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) in India.

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2024 Polestar 2 receives major update, including new motors, batteries and first rear-wheel drive

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Next-generation electric motors and inverters are fitted to all Polestar 2 variants, offering substantial increases in both efficiency and performance. Single-motor variants are now rear-wheel driven, powered by a newly developed permanent magnet motor and silicon carbide inverter.

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Delhi Transport Corporation orders 1500 Tata Motors electric buses

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Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) signed a definitive agreement with Tata Motors’ fully owned subsidiary, TML CV Mobility Solutions Ltd. for operation of 1,500 electric buses in the city of New Delhi. As part of the agreement, TML CV Mobility Solutions Ltd.

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Yamaha Motor supplying electric motors for Subaru Tecnica International; to be mounted on STI E-RA EV

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Yamaha Motor will supply Subaru Tecnica International Inc. STI) with hyper-EV electric motor units ( earlier post ) for the STI E-RA EV the company is developing for future motorsport. Electric (Battery) Motors

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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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MAHLE says it has developed the most durable electric motor; new cooling concept

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The automotive supplier MAHLE has developed what it says is the most durable electric motor available: the superior continuous torque (SCT) E-motor. The traction motor can run indefinitely with high performance due to its new cooling concept. Our new SCT E-motor is the solution.

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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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Toshiba developing lightweight, compact, high-power superconducting motor for mobility applications

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Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation (Toshiba ESS) has developed a prototype superconducting motor to meet the needs of the mobility sector. Toshiba ESS says that this superconducting motor with these features is the first of its kind.

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China’s largest electric two-wheel vehicle manufacturer adopts Nidec in-wheel motor

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Nidec Corporation announced that its in-wheel motor has been adopted for the first time for ???01(Huan Nidec’s in-wheel motor for electric motorcycles (maximum output: 48V/2.8kW) adopted for???01(Huan China 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.

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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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Mahle showcasing new SCT motor at IAA Transportation

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At the upcoming IAA Transportation trade fair in Hanover, Germany, MAHLE will premiere its new SCT electric motor (Superior Continuous Torque), which provides extremely high continuous power and is therefore especially suited to commercial vehicles.

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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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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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Bosch begins electric motor production in Charleston; more than $260M in new investment

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Bosch has begun production of electric motors at its Charleston, S.C. Electric motors from Bosch can deliver anywhere from 50 kilowatts to up to 500 kilowatts with torque ranging from 150 N·m to 1000 N·m. With a voltage range up to 850V, Bosch has developed electric motors suited for a variety of applications from passenger cars to light commercial vehicle use. Production of electric motors at the Charleston site began in October.

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Vitesco presents externally excited synchronous electric motor for future EV drive systems

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This is due to the high efficiency of these electric motors in city traffic or at medium ranges. Permanent magnets based on rare earths are installed in the rotor of PSM motors. Electric (Battery) Motors

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Jeep introducing all-electric Avenger at Paris Motor show

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The Jeep brand will showcase a 100% electrified presence at the 2022 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de L’Automobile 2022), with a stand fully dedicated to the introduction of the all-new fully electric Jeep Avenger, the brand’s first BEV.

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Protean Electric enters new partnership with Dongfeng Motor to advance market adoption of in-wheel motor technology

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Protean has been working with Dongfeng Motor for many years and this partnership will accelerate the industrialisation of ProteanDrive into DFM vehicle programs. Protean Electric is the developer of in-wheel motors including ProteanDrive, a fully integrated in-wheel drive solution.

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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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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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ZF has produced 2M electric motors; mild-hybrid to full-electric drives

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ZF has reached the milestone of two million electric motors produced. Already in 2008, the company was the first volume production supplier in Europe to bring out an electric motor for a premium mild hybrid. The innovation potential of electric motors has not yet been exhausted.

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Hyundai Motor bringing XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks to Israel

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Hyundai Motor Company announced that its heavy-duty, hydrogen-powered XCIENT Fuel Cell truck is entering Israel, its first Middle East market, to establish a hydrogen value chain in the region. Hyundai Motor plans to accelerate the establishment of a hydrogen value chain in Israel.

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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.,

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Lucid motors are already helping energize Formula E racing

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California’s Lucid Motors on Wednesday confirmed that it’s supplying the standard front drive unit for “the world’s leading single-seater electric racing series.”

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Electrified Automation awarded £6M to further development of new manufacturing process for electric motors; PIMMS

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million) in government funding to further develop its innovative process for manufacturing electric motors that are more cost-competitive, powerful and efficient than many of the products currently available in the marketplace. PIMMS (Process Innovations for electric Motor Manufacturing Solutions) is a consortium including Electrified Automation, Winman and Aspire Engineering. As global motor production increases so does the need to find end of life solutions for electric motors.

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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.

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Renault Group inaugurates new production line for electric motors at Cléon plant

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The Renault Group inaugurated the new “ePT-160kW” electric motor production line at its plant in Cléon. Renault Group has invested €620 million since 2018 at the Cléon site to industrialize the group’s motors for 100% electric and hybrid vehicles.

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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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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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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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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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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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€33.7M AgiloDrive2 project for electric motor production launches

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The aim of the three-year project is to develop an agile and digitalized production system complete with modular product concept for innovative electric motors. —Thomas Pfund, President of the E-Motors Business Unit at Schaeffler. Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Motors

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Electric vehicles motors

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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. .

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Infinitum Electric raises $80M in Series D to scale production of PCB motors, support commercialization of new motor for EV market

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Infinitum Electric , creator of the air-core motor ( earlier post ), announced $80 million in Series D funding to scale motor production to meet increasing demand. Electric (Battery) Motors

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VIA Motors sells 2,000 Class 3 electric chassis cabs to Pegasus Specialty Vehicles

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VIA Motors, a provider of electric drive technology and sustainable mobility solutions for a wide variety of Class 2 – 5 electric commercial vehicles applications, has received a purchase order for 2,000 Class 3 VIA electric cutaway chassis cabs from Pegasus Specialty Vehicles.

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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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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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