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2011-10-17 20:10:39

The future belongs to electrical cars — that´s what most experts think. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of problems that have not been solved. This is the reason why researchers at 33 Fraunhofer institutes put their heads together in the Fraunhofer System Research for Electromobility project to move electromobility one big step ahead. This two-year project was completed on July 30, 2011, and the demonstrator vehicles they came up with were showcased at the final event in...

2011-09-14 17:15:00

The second fastest growing e-bike brand, Pedego Electric Bikes, unveils new concepts and products at Interbike, September 14-16 at The Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) September 14, 2011 Pedego® the electric bike brand known for sleek styling, comfortable designs and the finest in components unveiled their new City Commuter bike today during a press conference at Interbike 2011 at The Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas. The Pedego City Commuter is the...

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...

2011-08-01 11:44:00

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A European-based Vauxhall Vivaro equipped with Protean Electric's fuel-saving electric wheel motors showed a 300 percent fuel economy improvement in hybrid mode on a European drive cycle fuel test. Protean Electric, a leading global supplier of in-wheel electric motors, and Millbrook Proving Ground, one of Europe's leading vehicle test and demonstration centers, partnered to produce the Vivaro diesel hybrid. The vehicle is being shown for...


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