2 Apr 2020
Protean are specialists in the design, manufacture and application of in-wheel motors. Their technology allows for the entire drive and brake unit to be housed inside the wheel along with associated electronics. With the technology demonstrated, the challenge is to see a greater adoption across the electric vehicle market.
15 Aug 2019
In-Wheel Motors for Electric Vehicles Evolving Fast
Electric motor drive is key to all electric vehicles and it is taking new forms. See IDTechEx report, "Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles Land, Water, Air 2019-2029".
27 Jun 2019
Lightyear One vs Tesla Model 3
New solar car assessed: needs, uniques, competition.
15 May 2017
Electric Vehicle News from IDTechEx Show! Berlin May 2017
The successful "IDTechEx Show!" in Berlin with nearly 3000 paying delegates, nine parallel conferences, 25 masterclasses and a large exhibition had a huge amount for the electric vehicle enthusiast.
15 Jul 2016
Wireless in-wheel motors
IDTechEx comments on research presented by the University of Tokyo and NSK at EVS29, June 2016.
15 Apr 2016
Seeing the future of electric motors for electric vehicles
This article shares some of the research for the new IDTechEx Research report, Electric Vehicle Traction Motors, Belt Driven & Integrated Starter Generators 2016-2026. It is no longer contentious to say that the future of land, water and air vehicles is to be more and more electric.
5 Oct 2014
In-Wheel Electric Motors Take Off
For many years the EV has been typically considered to be a box for people to sit in with a box inside called the battery that is a very limiting factor and an electric motor driving the wheels directly or in parallel with a gasoline engine. The radical approach of a motor in two or more wheels is gaining favour in a steadily increasing minority of cases to save space and improve performance cost and suspension challenges are being tackled.
17 Dec 2013
Protean Electric partners with FAW-Volkswagen Automotive
FAW-Volkswagen Automotive (FAW-VW) will create an all-new rear-wheel drivetrain for a pure Electric Vehicle (EV) based on the new Bora compact sedan, utilizing two Protean Electric's in-wheel motors.