Latest Electric motor Stories

MUTE -- Efficient City Car, Showcase For Electromobility Research
2011-09-13 07:52:14

  TU Muenchen rolls out its electromobility vehicle concept at International Motor Show in Frankfurt With its electric vehicle MUTE, the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) presents the first publicly visible result of its research program TUM.Energy. MUTE will showcase the TUM's answer to future challenges in personal mobility at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. MUTE is a purely electric, energy-efficient vehicle that meets all requirements of a full-fledged...

Image 1 - Researchers Develop Motor One Nanometer Wide
2011-09-05 11:39:59

  Researchers have developed an electric motor that is just a billionth of a meter across. The motor could be used in nanotechnology and in medicine, where tiny devices are used for efficient tasks. The tiny rotors are based on single molecules and is the first that can be individually driven by an electric current. The device is now the world's smallest electric motor at 1 nanometer across, shattering the old record of 200 nanometers across.  A single strand of human...

2011-08-16 05:00:00

PENDLETON, Ind., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Using a Remy propulsion electric motor, Lightning Motorcycles, LLC. blasts through the land speed record for production electric bikes by 30mph to be crowned the first electric bike in the world to exceed 200mph. In an August 14 SCTA*-sanctioned run at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, Lightning -- the 2010 land speed record holder -- achieved 206.079 mph, topping its 2010 speed of 176mph. Lightning retains its claim as the fastest electric...

2011-08-05 05:30:00

HARBIN, China, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Harbin Electric, Inc., ("Harbin Electric" or the "Company"; Nasdaq: HRBN), a leading developer and manufacturer of a wide array of electric motors in the People's Republic of China, in response to a rumor in a blog posting, states that the Company is not and has not been the subject of any informal or formal SEC investigation. "Let me make it very clear that the Company is not the subject of any informal or formal SEC investigation...

2011-08-01 12:10:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest application of Protean Electric's revolutionary fuel-saving in-wheel electric motor technology will make its U.S. premier at the Management Briefing Seminar Aug. 1-4 in Traverse City, Mich. Protean will offer demonstrations of its Protean Drive(TM) wheel motors coupled to a front-wheel-drive Vauxhall Vivaro, creating a hybrid, diesel-powered light-commercial van that to date has only been shown in Europe. The most advanced...

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