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2011-01-17 09:30:00

A new type of electric motor is being researched by the auto-building giant Toyota Motor Corp., maker of the hybrid vehicle Prius, with plans to cut its dependence on rare earth metals and lower production costs, a company spokesman said Monday. The world's premier auto maker relies heavily on China to produce 97 percent of the global output of rare earth materials needed for many of its high-tech products, including the current generation of hybrid gasoline-electric motors. The company has...

2011-01-10 23:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Participants in Current Motor Company's early adopters "Test Pilot" program will have the unique ability to offer real-time, public feedback on every aspect of the company's electric vehicles (EVs). In exchange for preferential pricing, Test Pilots will help the company, a Michigan-based start-up that has developed a practical, inexpensive electric motor scooter, improve its product performance and design. "Our Test Pilot program is a...

2011-01-07 08:01:00

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Electric Motor, Inc. (Nasdaq: CELM, "China Electric" or the "Company"), a Delaware corporation and China-based company that engages in the design, production, marketing and sale of micro motor products through its subsidiaries, Shenzhen YuePengCheng Motor Co., Ltd. ("Shenzhen YPC") and Ningbo Heng Bang Long Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd. ("Ningbo HBL"), today announced that it will present at the 13th Annual ICR XChange...

2011-01-06 15:15:00

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Electric Motor, Inc. (Nasdaq: CELM, "China Electric" or the "Company"), a Delaware corporation and China-based company that engages in the design, production, marketing and sale of micro motor products, today announced that its indirect wholly owned subsidiary, Shenzhen YuePengCheng Motor Co., Ltd. ("YuePengCheng"), entered into a Property Purchase Agreement (the "Agreement") with Shenzhen Jianhuilong Industry Co., Ltd....

2010-12-21 05:30:00

ALMELO, Netherlands, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST), a leading manufacturer of sensors and controls, has been selected by Broad-Ocean Motor Company Limited (dba as BOM), one of China's largest motor makers, as one of its most valuable suppliers of the year for the second year in a row. As one of Broad-Ocean's best suppliers, Sensata has helped the manufacturer expand production in the appliance segment and contributed to its product development...

2010-12-17 14:36:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show, Mission Motors unveiled the Mission R, the company's new electric racing superbike. Featuring the company's latest powertrain technology and an entirely new race-ready design, the motorcycle will lead the company's upcoming 2011 racing program. "We are excited to announce the Mission R, our compact and powerful factory electric racebike," said Mission Motors' Founder Edward West....

2010-12-15 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeybee Robotics, a leading developer of advanced technology for robotic and spacecraft systems, today announced it has licensed its High Temperature Motor to CDA InterCorp, LLC. The motor can tolerate temperatures of 460 degrees C and above--the highest ever recorded for an electric motor--making it ideal for applications in extreme heat environments, such as aviation, drilling and industry. Under the agreement, CDA InterCorp will manufacture...

2010-12-07 11:01:00

PONTIAC, Mich., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The propulsion system on the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the industry's only electric vehicle with extended-range capability, is among the winners of the automotive industry's "10 Best Engines" for 2011 in North America as determined by Ward's AutoWorld magazine. Ward's editors use several criteria for selecting their annual "10 Best Engines" winners, including noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), fuel efficiency, new technology and comparative data...

2010-12-01 06:00:00

HARBIN, China, Dec. 1, 2010 /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, today announced that the Company has launched the production of a new model of in-house developed specialty micro-motors for one-touch automatic car trunk opening at its new manufacturing facility in Shanghai supplying Shanghai General Motors ("Shanghai...

2010-11-23 06:00:00

HARBIN, China, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Harbin Electric, Inc. ("Harbin Electric" or the "Company", Nasdaq: HRBN) a leading developer and manufacturer in the People's Republic of China of a wide array of electric motors, announced today that its Board of Directors has received a letter from the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Tianfu Yang, regarding his previously announced proposal to take the Company private (the "Yang Proposal"). In his letter, Mr....