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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Hyundai Motor to expand XCIENT fuel cell truck entry into US market

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Hyundai Motor Company plans to ramp up the US commercial vehicle market entry with XCIENT Fuel Cell trucks. At the 2022 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Hyundai Motor will share the progress of the NorCAL ZERO Project.

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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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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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.

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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€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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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.,

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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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.

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 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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AECC presents zero-impact emissions demonstrator car at Vienna Motor Symposium

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The European Association for Emissions Control by Catalyst (AECC) presented its zero-impact emissions demonstrator car at the Vienna Motor Symposium, 27-29 April.

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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Danfoss’ Editron division begins mass production of SRPM electric motor in China

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Danfoss’ Editron division has successfully begun the mass production of its EM-PMI240-T180 motor at its Nanjing factory. A key product of Danfoss’ Editron division, the EM-PMI240-T180 motor is one of the most efficient on the market (96% nominal efficiency).

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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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GM investing nearly $154M in Lockport Components plant for production of electric motor stator

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General Motors plans to invest nearly $154 million in its Western New York Lockport Components plant. The investment will be used to renovate the facility and purchase and install new machinery and equipment used in the production of the stator module, a key component in an electric motor.

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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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Hyundai Motor Group, Aramco and KAUST collaborate on new e-fuel for novel combustion system

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Hyundai Motor Group is conducting various R&D activities to minimize greenhouse gas emissions from internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles during its transition to battery electric vehicles (BEV) and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV).

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

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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Koenigsegg introduces Quark Raxial Flux motor, David inverter and Terrier torque-vectoring e-drive unit

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It started with David, the recently introduced 6-phase inverter, followed by the company’s newest innovation, the Quark electric motor that utilizes a novel torque/power-rich balance between radial (power-dense) and axial (torque-dense) flux topology dubbed Raxial Flux. Quark Electric Motor.

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University of Warwick supports development of Reduced Induction Field Torque motor; RIFT-10

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WMG at the University of Warwick (UK) has provided knowledge and expertise in developing a UK-focused, cost-effective production and supply chain for RIFT (Reduced Induction Field Torque) Technology’s development of RIFT-10—a design for electric motors drives that reduces copper and magnet weight reduction by around 50% and lowers cost by 75%. Electric (Battery) Motors

YASA spin-out Evolito launches as a business with electric motors for aviation

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YASA spin-out Evolito , a new company developing and manufacturing direct- and indirect-drive electric motors and power electronics for aerospace applications, launched publicly as a privately-owned business. Direct Drive Motors. Indirect Drive Motors.

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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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Hyundai Motor to pilot autonomous demand-responsive “RoboShuttle” service

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Hyundai Motor Company will begin a test operation of its RoboShuttle service on 9 August in South Korea. Beginning in July, Hyundai Motor will recruit passengers who want to experience the RoboShuttle service within Sejong City via the Shucle app.

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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Lordstown Motors closes assets sale to Foxconn; JV agreement for MIH-based EV development

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Lordstown Motors, an OEM of electric light-duty trucks focused on the commercial fleet market, has closed the sale of its Lordstown facility and signed a contract manufacturing agreement and joint venture agreement for product development with affiliates of Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn). Concurrently with the closing, Foxconn and Lordstown Motors entered into a manufacturing supply agreement for the Endurance.

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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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Nissan Leaf Motor torque

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I am looking to use a Nissan Leaf motor for my swap. Electric MotorsHello all! First post! I will not be using the reduction gears, so I was wondering if someone knew what was the torque number is before reduction. Thank you!

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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. .

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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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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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

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