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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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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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

2018 116

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. A single in-wheel motor can achieve a power output of more than 110 kW (147 HP) and fits inside a 19-inch or larger wheel rim.

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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 127

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. Design changes can further increase the performance of aluminum coil motors.

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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.

2019 114

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.

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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.

2019 83

Permanent Magnet Motors: Something Old, Something New

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Now that Tesla has released their Model 3 with permanent magnet motors instead of their usual induction motors, you might be wondering “why

2019 98

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 116

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

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

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The new cooling concept also significantly increases the power density and efficiency of the motor compared to the state-of-the-art. Sectional view of the electric motor. The core of the motor is a stator consisting of twelve individual teeth, which are wound upright using a flat wire.

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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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Hyundai Motor Group opens Hyundai Hydrogen World in Shanghai

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Hyundai Motor Group opened Hyundai Hydrogen World—an exhibition hall dedicated to the fuel-cell electric vehicle, related technologies and energy—at the center of the Century Square in Shanghai. —Byungho Lee, the President of Hyundai Motor Group (China) Ltd.

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ORNL researchers reuse hard disk drive magnets in electric motor

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

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NSK demonstrates transmission-equipped wheel hub motor

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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.

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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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BYD to unveil new electric transit bus and motor coach

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BYD will unveil a new electric transit bus (K7M-ER) and a new electric motor coach (C9M) at BusCon 2019, held at the Indianapolis Convention Center in Indianapolis 23-25 September. The C9M is 40-foot long motor coach, the first battery-electric motor coach of its length in the industry.

2019 121

Electric motor company YASA enters innovation agreement with global automotive manufacturer for hybrids and EVs

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YASA, a leading manufacturer of axial-flux electric motors and controllers, signed a long-term joint innovation agreement with a global automotive OEM. YASA axial-flux electric motor (segmented). Electric (Battery) Hybrids Motors

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Bollinger Motors previews B2 electric pickup

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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.

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Chinese NEVS buys leading in-wheel electric motor manufacturer

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National Electric Vehicles Sweden announced last week that it has bought Protean, a British manufacturer of in-wheel motors for electric cars. wheel motor NEVSIn announcing the tie-up with NEVS, Protean said the acquisition will speed the rollout of its technologies in next generation electric and self-driving cars, and "paves the way for NEVS to deploy Protean.

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Honda to extend application of i-MMD two-motor hybrid system across lineup

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In a briefing in Tokyo last week, Honda Motor outlined its direction of technology development toward its 2030 Vision. Layout of motor and generator. The Honda-developed electric motors use magnets containing no heavy rare-earth metals.

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Using the Lynch Motor for Electric Cars

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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

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Adamas: 93% of all xEVs sold in 2018 used permanent magnet traction motors

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In 2018, 93% of all passenger BEVs, PHEVs and HEVs sold globally used permanent magnet (PM) traction motors, an increase of 1% over 2017 penetration rates, according to a model-by-model build-up using Adamas Intelligence’s “ EV Motor Power and Motor Metals Tracker ”.

2019 114

Lucid Motors gets real as Saudi funding comes through

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Things just got real for Tesla competitor Lucid Motors. Lucid MotorsThe company, which announced a $1 billion deal with the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund last September, confirmed on Thursday that the investment is complete. That could make Lucid the most realistic competitor to Tesla yet, as it plans to bring its nearly fully developed Lucid Air to.

2019 83

Crowdfunded Aptera super-efficiency EV will use in-wheel motors

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Aptera, self-proclaimed builder of the world's most efficient passenger vehicle, is partnering with Elaphe Propulsion to bring in-wheel motor technology to its 1,000-mile electric two-seater.

Lucid Motors hires away Tesla manufacturing chief

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Lucid Motors announced on Monday that it has hired Tesla's vice president of manufacturing, Peter Hochholdinger, to head up its own manufacturing operations.

2019 88

First car using Nidec’s E-Axle traction motor system unveiled

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The new electric car brand Aion S—recently unveiled at Auto Guangzhou 2018 by GAC NE, GAC MOTOR’s new energy vehicle arm—will be the first line of cars to adopt Nidec’s fully integrated traction motor system (E-Axle) ( earlier post ).

2018 133

Equipmake begins final testing of electric bus powertrain; APM200 spoke motors

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The EBus drivetrain uses two of Equipmake’s APM200 spoke motors. These motors, which will also power the upcoming Ariel HIPERCAR, are mated to proven Semikron SKAI inverters, while battery technology is provided by the latest generation lithium-ion cells.

2019 97

European OEM selects Borg-Warner motor for new plug-in hybrid truck

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Borg-Warner reported that a major European commercial vehicle manufacturer has chosen the company’s proven High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) 410 electric motor for a plug-in hybrid electric truck (PHEV) to be launched in 2019. HVH410 electric motor. Heavy-duty Hybrids Motors Plug-ins

2019 111

Argonne develops lighter, cheaper, more efficient motor for EVs, charging

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Now scientists at Argonne National Labs have developed a lighter, cheaper, and more efficient motor, called HyMag, that can give equivalent. MotorSaving weight and increasing efficiency and power are among the most common goals for electric-car engineers. The biggest breakthroughs in those specs generally come in batteries. But it's not the only place.

2019 81

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

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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 135

Reliance 3-phase AC Motor

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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 127

Hyundai Motor Group opens CRADLE Beijing

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Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) has completed its creation of a global innovation network with the establishment of Hyundai CRADLE Beijing. China is the world’s largest automotive market and has one of the largest start-up cultures globally, making it an ideal location for Hyundai Motor Group’s fifth CRADLE office. Hyundai Motor Group has a track record for future technology partnerships in China.

2019 75

Bosch taking full control of EM-motive electric motor JV with Daimler

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Bosch is now taking full control of EM-motiv e, one of Europe’s most successful manufacturers of electric motors. Since then, it has manufactured some 450,000 electric motors. As a result, Bosch and Daimler were able to enter electric-motor production early.

2019 116

Mitsubishi Motors to unveil small PHEV SUV concept with four motors and gas turbine range extender

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At the Tokyo Motor Show lather this month, Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) will unveil the MI-TECH CONCEPT—a small plug-in hybrid SUV featuring a 4-motor 4WD system called Quad Motor with Dual Motor AYC (active yaw control) with 2-motors for both front and rear axle.

2019 75

Alvant’s aluminum matrix composites deliver 40% weight saving for electric motor rotors

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Engineers seeking to significantly improve the efficiency and performance of electric motors could benefit from using aluminum matrix composites (AMCs), according to research from the Innovate UK ‘Make it Lighter with Less’ R&D competition. Materials Motors Weight reduction

2018 125

DOE awards Magna a grant to develop and ‘auto qualify’ advanced motor; 1/2 the cost, 8x power density

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Magna has been awarded a grant by the US Department of Energy to develop and ‘auto-qualify’ advanced electric motor technologies for next-generation vehicle propulsion systems. The electric motor technologies will be presented to US DOE for evaluation in 2021. Electric (Battery) Motor

2019 78

Nidec to form electric traction motor JV with a subsidiary of Guangzhou Automobile Group

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Leading motor manufacturer Nidec Corporation will form a joint venture with GAC Components Co., to manufacture automotive traction motors. Nidec’s fully integrated automotive traction motor system E-Axle (announced in April 2018). Nidec in-wheel motor.

2019 85

In-wheel motor system could have buses driving in circles

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Protean, the British builder of in-wheel electric motors has a new idea for electric buses. Not only should they use Protean's in-wheel electric motors, they could use them on the company's newly developed suspension arms that could allow each wheel to rotate 360 degrees on its own axis.

2019 95

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

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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.

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