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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mercedes-Benz electric motor subsidiary YASA appoints Jürgen Banken as new CEO

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YASA’s axial-flux electric motor technology offers the greatest efficiencies and highest power densities in class for the smallest size and weight. Electric (Battery) Market Background Motors

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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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Tata Motors launches $10,000 electric car

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Tata Motors, an India-based automaker, has launched a new small hatchback all-electric vehicle starting at just $10,000. The post Tata Motors launches $10,000 electric car appeared first on Electrek.

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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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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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Atlis Motor Vehicles and ArcelorMittal collaborate to accelerate development of electric pick-up truck

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Atlis Motor Vehicles (Atlis), a vertically integrated start-up EV company developing an electric work truck and the batteries and motors to drive it, signed a collaborative agreement with ArcelorMittal, the leading producer of automotive steels, to help speed its product development.

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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.,

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.

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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UNSW team develops new very-high-speed IPMSM motor with improved power density for EVs; new rotor topology

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Engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia, have built a new high-speed motor which has the potential to increase the range of electric vehicles. An IPMSM type motor has magnets embedded within its rotors to create strong torque for an extended speed range.

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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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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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Hyundai Motor Group launches $400M Boston Dynamics AI Institute

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Hyundai Motor Group has launched the Boston Dynamics AI Institute , with the goal of making fundamental advances in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and intelligent machines. Hyundai Motor Group acquired an 80% controlling interest in Boston Dynamics in 2021. The Group and Boston Dynamics will make an initial investment of more than $400 million in the new Institute, which will be led by Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics.

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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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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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Volvo Cars introduces new single-motor C40 Recharge variant

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The company also unveiled a single electric motor variant of the pure electric C40 Recharge. The new front-wheel drive single-motor C40 expands the company’s range of fully electric variants to four, further paving the way towards its ambition of selling only fully electric cars by 2030.

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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SAKOR provides new dyno to Nexteer for testing EV motors and inverters

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SAKOR Technologies recently provided Nexteer Automotive with a dynamometer test system designed to test high-speed motors and inverters in hybrid and electric vehicle designs. Electric (Battery) Motors Power Electronics Testing

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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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Vitesco lands €2B order for EMR4 axle drive from Hyundai Motor Group for EVs

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Vitesco Technologies has landed a €2-billion contract to supply its new generation axle drive EMR4 (Electronics Motor Reducer) to Hyundai Motor Group. The electric axle drive will be installed in Hyundai Motor Group’s global B/C-segment electric vehicle starting from 2024.

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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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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. .

QM Power and University of Kentucky demonstrate 50 kW/liter electric motor; DOE 2025 power density goal

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QM Power and the SPARK Lab at University of Kentucky shared the combined results of a large-scale, multi-objective design optimization study, and lab testing of a prototype motor designed to meet the 2025 power density goals set by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Electric (Battery) Motors

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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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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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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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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