Hyzon Motors’ new eAxle technology for 6x4 Class 8 vehicles delivers up to 97% motor-to-wheel efficiency

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Hyzon Motors, a leading global supplier of hydrogen fuel cell powered commercial vehicles, has developed a new eAxle design which provides extremely high efficiency for 6x4 Class-8 commercial vehicles. Hyzon’s eAxle eliminates right-angle hypoid gears, and uses one motor per wheel with optimized performances both at low speed and high speed. The eAxle can reduce the motor-to-wheel loss as much as 40%, and further allows full torque regenerative braking.

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Tesla Model S Plaid achieves 1.99-second 0-60 mph time with no prep on the street


Since the Tesla Model S Plaid deliveries began, there has been much discussion about the vehicle’s actual 0-60 mph performance. Tesla lists the vehicle with a 1.99-second 0-60 mph time, but this has been met with some pushback from both reviewers and motoring publications alike.

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Startup SF Motors announces two EVs; up to 1000 hp, 0-60 mph in less than 3 seconds

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SF Motors, a Silicon Valley electric vehicle (EV) startup and subsidiary of Shanghai-based Sokon Industry Group ( earlier post ), announced its latest technological advances and a new line of intelligent electric vehicles at an event at its Santa Clara headquarters. SF Motors has created a proprietary powertrain that includes custom motors, gearboxes, battery cells and packs, as well as electronic controllers—giving the company control and flexibility in the design of their vehicles.

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Lightning Motorcycles electric bike with Remy motor cracks 200 mph

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Using a Remy propulsion electric motor, Lightning Motorcycles, LLC. blasted through the land speed record for production electric bikes by 30 mph to be crowned the first electric bike to exceed 200 mph. In a 14 August SCTA (Southern California Timing Association)-sanctioned run at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, Lightning—the 2010 land speed record holder—achieved 206.079 mph, topping its 2010 speed of 176 mph.

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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. seconds and achieve a maximum speed of 260 km/h (162 mph).

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DAB Motors announced concept E electric bike 

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DAB Motors announced concept E electric bike . A french motorbike maker company DAB Motors has announced a brand new concept electric motorbike named DAB Concept-E. bhp) electric motor and is powered by a 51.8V bhp) electric motor and is powered by a 51.8V

Tesla Roadster SpaceX Package’s shocking 0-60 mph time teased in museum info


As per the museum’s information panel, the new Tesla Roadster SpaceX Package would be able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 1.1 As per the Petersen Auto Museum’s information panel, the Tesla Roadster SpaceX Package would be capable of accelerating from a standstill to 60 mph in 1.1

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Rivian introduces two quad-motor, AWD “Electric Adventure Vehicles”

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The Rivian vehicles feature up to 400+ miles in electric range, a wading depth of 1 meter, lockable storage bins that can fit the bulkiest of gear, and the performance and precise control of quad-motor AWD. Rivian’s vehicles also feature a quad-motor system that delivers 147 kW with precise torque control to each wheel, enabling active torque vectoring and maximum performance in every situation, from high-speed cornering to low-speed rock crawling.

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Elio Motors unveils prototype 3-wheeler

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Startup Elio Motors unveiled its prototype 3-wheeler at a press event in Michigan. Top speed is in excess of 100 mph (161 km/h), and the 0-60 speed is under 9.6 The car is powered by an inline, 3-cylinder, 1-liter, 70 hp (52 kW) gasoline fuel-injected, SOHC engine and has projected fuel economy of 84 mpg (2.8 l/100km) on the highway and 49 mpg (4.8 l/100 km) in the city. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual or automatic transmission.

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Ford, RTR introduce Mustang Mach-E 1400 performance prototype; 1400 hp, 7 motors

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The challenge was controlling the extreme levels of power provided by the seven motors. at 160 mph. Ford has introduced the Mustang Mach-E 1400, a performance prototype based on the Mustang Mach-E EV.

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Lucid Motors opening 20 sales and service locations in N America through 2021

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Luxury EV maker Lucid Motors plans to open 20 retail locations—known as Lucid Studios—and service centers throughout North America by the end of 2021. The Air will be capable of more than 400 miles range and 0-60 mph in under 2.5

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Audi drive concept for e-tron S-models: three motors, new quattro generation with electric torque vectoring

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Three electric motors, two of which are located on the rear axle, together provide 370 kW of boost power and 973 N·m (717.6 mph) in 4.5 Drive layout: three motors. The new Audi e-tron S models will be the first electric cars worldwide with three motors in mass production.

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

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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. Powered by four independent 225 kW (peak) Clean Wave induction motors, XING’s prototype supercar has projected performance of 0-100 kilometers per hour (km/h) in 1.8 China Electric (Battery) Motors

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Study: 15% of US alcohol-related motor vehicle fatalities involve alcohol under the legal limit

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A new open-access study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that motor vehicle crashes involving drivers with blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) below the legal limit of 0.08% accounted for 15% of alcohol-involved crash deaths in the United States.

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Genovation’s GXE breaks street-legal all-electric land speed record: 205.6 mph

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mph (330.88 mph (300.63 The GXE includes a state-of-the-art battery management system, inverters, batteries and electric motors that produce in excess of 600-hp and 570 lb-ft of torque. Genovation broke the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle with the Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE). The GXE reached 205.6 km/h) during supervised tests with Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, FL.

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Tesla’s carbon-wrapped motor to pave way for new Roadster improvements


Musk highlighted that Tesla’s carbon-coated motor has several key advantages, one of which is a stronger electromagnetic field compared to a rotor held together by metal such as high strength steel.

Green Deals: Jetson Knight electric scooter climbs 15-degree hills at up to 15.5 MPH for $500, more


With its 250W motor, you’ll be able to travel at up to 15.5 MPH for 16-miles on a single charge. MPH for $500, more appeared first on Electrek. Amazon is offering the Jetson Knight Electric Scooter for $499.99 shipped.

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Electric Motorcycle Maker Mission Motors Runs Out Of Juice

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Mission Motors, a small company that generated a lot of excitement for its incredible electric motorcycle prototype, has just filed for bankruptcy. The company developed an electric superbike that could go up to 150 mph and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds, but it never managed to put the bike into production. Green Mission Motors electric motorcycles

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Infiniti reveals Prototype 9 open-wheeled electric retro roadster; new 30 kWh pack, prototype motor

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Nissan Motor Corporation and its Infiniti brand revealed a sleek, open-wheeled electric retro roadster prototype at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The Prototype 9 is the first Infiniti to be powered by a new EV powertrain from Nissan Motor’s Advanced Powertrain Department—a 30 kWh high-voltage battery paired with a prototype electric motor, one not yet seen on a production vehicle. mph), and sprints from 0-to-100 km/h (0-to-62 mph) in 5.5

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Tesla Cybertruck reservations peak at over 1 million units, Dual Motor most popular


The Cybertruck was unveiled in November 2019 and has accumulated an estimated 1,084,200 pre-orders so far, with the most popular variant being the Dual Motor All-Wheel Drive configuration. have chosen the Tri-Motor configuration.

Green Deals: Hover-1’s Blackhawk electric scooter goes nearly 19 MPH at a low of $450, more


With a 350W brushless motor, it can propel you at up to 18.6 MPH for upwards of 26 miles before it’s time to recharge. more… The post Green Deals: Hover-1’s Blackhawk electric scooter goes nearly 19 MPH at a low of $450, more appeared first on Electrek.

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Open source street legal EV, powered by hub motors

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An open source project is building an all-electric street vehicle powered by hub motors. Target single-charge range for the Luka EV is 300 km (186 miles), with a top speed of 130 km/h (81 mph) and a price below €20,000 (US$22,445). Project aims include quick design and build (less than a year). The project team is using design bodywork from gaming, converted to a Solidworks file.

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Luxury electric Lucid Air sedan hits 217 mph in stability test

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The company said yesterday at the New York auto show that a development prototype had reached an electronically limited top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph) in testing last month. Lucid Motors, formerly. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Atieva Lucid MotorsOnly a handful of people have ridden in one outside the company, but development of the Lucid Air luxury electric sedan seems to be proceeding apace.

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Lucid Air debuts in New York; completes first high speed stability test at 217 mph

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Lucid Motors made its global auto show debut at the New York International Auto Show, presenting the Lucid Air luxury electric sedan and also presenting its Alpha Speed Car test vehicle, which had just completed its first high-speed stability test at 217 mph (349.2 The base Lucid Air will feature a 400-horsepower motor, rear-wheel drive, and a 240-mile range.

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Elio Motors unveils engine prototype for 84 mpg highway 3-wheeler

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Elio Motors, the start-up developing a $6,800, 84-mpg- (2.8l/100 km) three-wheeled vehicle with a target date of 2016, unveiled its engine prototype: a 0.9-liter, 3-cylinder unit developed by IAV. After running computer simulations, it was apparent that a new engine design was needed to work with the Elio vehicle to achieve this goal and still maintain a top speed of more than 100 MPH with goal of 0-to-60 MPH in less than 10 seconds.

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Hitachis PHM Motor Control Strategy Increases Motor/Inverter Efficiency By Up To 3%

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Above: conventional pulse-width modulated (PWM) motor control. Below: Hitachi’s pulse harmonic modulated (PHM) motor control. Hitachi has announced the development of a high-speed motor control strategy which improves overall motor and inverter efficiency by as much as 3%, while reducing inverter cooling requirements by as much as 40%. Alternate switching strategies are typically employed at higher motor speeds to minimize such losses. Hitachi motor strategy.

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GM begins manufacturing Spark EV electric motor in Baltimore

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General Motors has begun manufacturing the electric motor for the Spark EV at its Baltimore Operations plant in White Marsh, Md. The heart of the Spark EV’s propulsion system is the GM-designed, oil-cooled, permanent magnet motor. Putting more than half a million road miles on development versions of the Spark EV enabled engineers to optimize the performance of the motor by using a specifically designed bar-wound copper stator and unique rotor configuration.

Video explains how Tesla Model S P100D takes just 2.28 seconds to hit 60 mph

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Videos Performance acceleration Tesla Motors plug-in carsThe Tesla Model S, now into its sixth model year, just keeps getting quicker. When Tesla introduced the current P100D version, it quoted a 0-to-60-mph time of 2.5 seconds. But then it released a "Ludicrous Plus" software upgrade, cutting that time to 2.4 seconds. DON'T MISS: Tesla P100D 'Ludicrous Plus' mode makes electric car even faster Then.

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Four Siemens 1200 kW electric motors power world’s largest truck; all-wheel drive

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The world’s biggest truck—the more than 800-ton GVW BelAZ 75710 mining truck—is powered by an electric drive system comprising four electric traction motors from Siemens, each with an output of 1,200 kilowatts (approximately 1,800 hp). The truck has a maximum speed of 64 km/h (40 mph) when empty. With this in mind, Siemens’ traction-drive experts in Nuremberg developed a reliable and powerful all-wheel drive system that uses four electric motors.

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Morgan Motor relaunching the Threewheeler

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The Morgan Motor Company is “relaunching” a modern version of the vehicle upon which the company was founded: the Morgan Threewheeler. On the race track the car became very successful, famously winning the French Grand Prix in 1913 and regularly lapping the banked Brooklands track at an average speed of over 100 mph. The 2011 Threewheeler features a “Screaming Eagle” 1800 cc engine from Harley Davidson and a Mazda 5-speed gearbox.

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Green Deals: Gotrax G Max Ultra scooter travels 20 MPH for 45 miles at a low of $699, more


You’ll find that this all-new G-series of Gotrax scooters offer a high-performance 350W motor, allowing you to travel at up to 20 MPH. more… The post Green Deals: Gotrax G Max Ultra scooter travels 20 MPH for 45 miles at a low of $699, more appeared first on Electrek.

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Tata Motors Displays Tata Nano EV at Geneva Motor Show

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Tata Motors presented the Tata Nano Electric Vehicle (EV), based on the Tata Nano platform, at the Geneva Motor Show. The Indica Vista EV will be introduced in select European countries, beginning this year, and Tata will then progressively introduce electric vehicles in relevant markets, according to Ravi Kant, Vice Chairman, Tata Motors. Miljøbil Grenland AS, a Norwegian subsidiary of Tata Motors European Technical Centre plc.,

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Hyundai Motor completes South Korea’s first domestic autonomous truck highway journey

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Hyundai Motor Company completed South Korea’s first domestic highway journey with an autonomously navigated semi-trailer truck. Director of Commercial Vehicle R&D Strategy Group at Hyundai Motor Company. Hyundai Motor, in cooperation with its trade subsidiary Hyundai Glovis, utilized this opportunity to test the application of autonomous driving for use in the trade logistics industry.

Tropos Motors triples range of electric LSVs with new Li-ion-powered ABLE XR; 26 kWh pack

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Tropos Motors has released the new eXtended Range, ABLE XR low-speed electric utility vehicle. With the largest capacity battery pack of LSVs on the market, the ABLE XR can travel up to 45+ mph (72+ km/h), and up to 160 miles (at 25 mph), as well as tow a max of 2000 pounds on public roads, or 3000 pounds on closed campuses. —John Bautista founder and CEO of Tropos Motors.

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Tesla introduces new entry-level Model S 70D; dual-motor AWD standard

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Tesla Motors has introduced the new entry-level Model S 70D, an all-wheel drive electric car with a 70 kWh pack, a 0-60 time of 5.2 seconds and a 240-mile (386 km) range at 65 mph (105 km/h). Model S 70D dual motor drive. In addition to having independently operational front and rear motors, the 70D includes Supercharging to enable free long-distance travel; Autopilot hardware; navigation; blind spot detection; and other features. 140 mph. 140 mph.

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US Army, Uber to partner on vertical lift research; stacked co-rotating rotors; Launchpoint for motors

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a technology company focused on the modeling, design optimization, and fabrication of novel electric motors. LaunchPoint’s design approach will lead to motors best suited to power eVTOL technology with stacked co-rotating propellers. Uber’s design model specifies that this fully electric vehicle have a cruising speed between 150-200 mph, a cruising altitude of 1,000-2,000 feet and be able to do trips of up to 60 miles on a single charge.

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Jaguar Land Rover providing I-PACE EVs for ground support for Rolls-Royce’s electric flight speed record attempt

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Rolls-Royce’s all-electric aircraft the ‘Spirit of Innovation’ ( earlier post ) will take to the skies for the first time in the coming weeks as it works towards a world-record attempt with a target speed of 300+ mph (480+ km/h).

GAC Motor completes phase II factory, launches GA3S PHEV

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China-based GAC Motor recently held the completion ceremony of the company’s new phase II factory in Guangzhou in June, and launched the new GS8 SUV and GA3S PHEV plug-in hybrid sedan. The G-MC integrates the generator, traction motor, clutch, drivetrain and differential as a system. seconds; top speed is 180 km/h (112 mph). GAC Motor says that it has been able to lower the production cost in the new factory significantly.

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ORNL researcher explores impact of motor/generator and battery pack sizing on medium-duty PHEV; optimization framework

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Using a new optimization framework, Dr. Andreas Malikopoulos of the Energy & Transportation Science Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has explored the impact on fuel economy and GHG emissions of varying the size of the motor/generator and battery pack in pre- and post-transmission hybrid configurations of a medium-duty PHEV. motor/generator and battery size). the curve of Pareto-efficient points—with respect to motor/generator and battery size.

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Successful run across the US on 37.6 gallons of 100% NEXBTL renewable diesel; 66.7 mpg w/ average speed 67.7 mph

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The trip was the conceived of by Pat O’Keefe, CEO and President of CLP Motor sports, Vice President at Golden Gate Petroleum and a keen racing car driver and enthusiast. On 26 June, CLP Motorsports’ Superlite Coupe crossed the finish line in Santa Monica, California, after driving across the USA on one tank of NEXBTL renewable diesel ( earlier post )—the first time that this type of trip was driven using a fuel that is made exclusively from bio-based raw materials.

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Chevy Volt Delivers Novel Two-Motor, Four-Mode Extended Range Electric Drive System; Seamless Driver Experience Plus Efficiency

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The Volt drive unit combines two motors and three clutches to deliver four distinct operating modes to maximize efficiency and provide a seamless driving experience. The complex system leverages GM’s learnings from its two-mode hybrid system in a number of areas, including the efficiency benefits of a multiple-motor approach to meeting the full range of electric drive operating requirements; synchronous clutches; and the vehicle’s control software and architecture.

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Tsinghua team evaluates impact of types and arrangements of electric traction motors in fuel cell hybrid buses

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A significant difference between the two powertrains lies in the types and arrangements of the electrical motor. One powertrain employs a single induction motor (IM) to drive the vehicle via a reduction gearbox and differential (Powertrain A), while the other powertrain adopts two permanent magnetic synchronous motors (PMSMs) for near-wheel propulsion (Powertrain B). kJ of motoring energy and 51.2 China Fuel Cells Fuel Efficiency Hybrids Hydrogen Motors

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Mission Motors Unveils Mission R Electric Racing Superbike

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Today at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show, Mission Motors unveiled the Mission R, the company’s new electric racing superbike. The Mission R features the latest components from MissionEVT, the EV powertrain technology arm of Mission Motors. The liquid-cooled 3-phase AC Induction motor creates 115 ft-lbs (156 N·m) of torque at the crank from 0 to 6400 RPM, propelling the Mission R to a top speed of more than 160 mph (258 km/h) in a single gear.

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