Evans Electric Development of New Induction Motor Technology

Evans Electric, the EV powertrain start-up from Sydney, Australia, is working on electric vehicle projects including the development of a “world-first” copper rotor axial flux induction motor for automotive applications.  […]

EV traction motors without rare earth magnets

Since the Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) became main-stream with the launch of the Toyota Prius, the use of rare earth magnets in vehicle traction motors has become common.  In addition […]

Toroidon Power

The new 1MW electric supercar from Finnish automaker Toroidon is set to be the most powerful pure electric car ever made.  The Toroidion 1MW Concept uses 4 electric motors which […]

2015 Kia Soul EV packs a punch

A New York Times reporter takes viewers on a driving tour of the new 2015 Kia Soul EV and recommends it highly for “city driving.”

Tesla S Ranks #1 – Again

A writer for the “EV Obsession”  blog ranks the Tesla S #1 weighted by “value for the money” stating that the “Tesla S is in a different league” and is […]

LG Chem Signs Battery Deals for EV’s

LG Chem signs a battery supplement deal with Nanjing Golden Dragon Bus and Dongfeng Commercial Vehicle. “The contract calls for LG to provide batteries for their upcoming large-and small-sized electric […]

Car & Driver Reviews Mercedes Benz B Class Electric Drive

The B Class is available in the U.S. for the first time and in electric form only.  This “Car & Driver Review” describes the drive system from “Musk Industries.”  The […]

Electric Motors for Hybrid and Pure Electric Vehicles 2015-2025

The electric vehicle business will approach $500 billion in 2025 with the traction motors representing more than $25 billion.  This news release also describes how traction motor design, location and […]

Thai Subcon and Japanese Businesses Team Up to Explore EV Opportunities

The Thai Subcontracting Promotion Association (Thai Subcon) is cooperating with Japanese small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) to study and develop a plan to produce parts for electric vehicles (EVs). The […]

A 1,000 Horsepower Electric Car

British Automaker Aston Martin’s CEO, Andy Palmer talks about his interest in developing a powerful new EV:  Palmer says, “I think ‘Power, Beauty, Soul’ doesn’t say it has to be […]