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2010-10-05 23:01:00

TROY, Mich., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Auto industry senior executive Bob Purcell has been named Chairman and CEO of Protean Holdings Corp., developer of advanced in-wheel electric drive systems. Purcell moves into this role after serving as a board director and strategic advisor to the company. Purcell is best known for his leadership at the General Motors Corporation with the GM EV-1, the world's first modern electric vehicle. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101006/DE77362 )...

2010-08-26 14:26:00

TROY, Mich., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Protean Electric, a leading clean technology company that designs, develops and manufactures in-wheel electric drive systems, recently welcomed Bob Purcell as a board director and strategic advisor. In this role, Purcell will draw from his years of experience in the electric vehicle industry to provide counsel to help grow Protean Electric in the global automotive market. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100826/DE55791 ) (Photo:...

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2010-05-31 09:50:04

The Tecnalia Technological Corporation has presented its experimental vehicle "”"ËœDynacar'"”, a totally electric car that can reach a speed of 140 kilometers per hour in 10 seconds. The presentation took place at the International Eco Friendly Vehicle & Sustainable Mobility Show in Madrid, held between the 20th and 23rd of May. Although it is a totally electric vehicle, "ËœDynacar' takes on board the possibility of integrating range extension concepts,...

2010-05-05 14:59:00

HERZOGENAURACH, Germany, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Schaeffler Group has developed a car full of ideas called the "Schaeffler Hybrid". The vehicle is part of an advance development project that enables a practical comparison of the various options available for e-mobility to be made. The vehicle demonstrates various vehicle configurations and driving conditions. This means the Schaeffler Hybrid not only has a volume produced combustion engine from a basic vehicle, but also has a central...

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2010-04-19 13:12:32

The "Fraunhofer System Research for Electromobility" makes its debut appearance at this year's Hannover Messe (April 19 - 23, Hall 2, Booth D22). In order to make electric cars a part of everyday life, new vehicle designs and parts are needed. Take wheel hub motors, for instance. One of the advantages of wheel hub motors is that manufacturers can dispense with the conventional engine bay "“ the space under the "hood" or "bonnet" "“ since the motors are attached directly to the...

2010-02-26 05:00:00

LONDON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the automotive business strategy market, Frost & Sullivan recognises e-Traction Europe B.V. with the '2010 European Automotive Technology Innovation Green Excellence Award'. e-Traction Europe's Electric Corner Module (ECM) solutions, operating at more than 85 percent efficiency and delivering up to 15,000 Nm of direct drive traction, have been implemented in numerous prototype buses, most recently the 'Whisper series' in...

2009-09-29 06:50:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine leaving your car parked and easily gliding to school, your local store, or restaurant without actually using any gas and returning for less than a penny in transportation cost. R Martin Limited offers a line of electric bikes that are alternative, plug-in, electric transportation that charge by plugging into any common wall outlet. Electric bikes effectively double the useful travel range of the average bicycle rider. People that want to...

2009-09-21 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- PEDEGO, an electric bicycle company creating the coolest electric bicycles outfitted with the latest in electric technology, announces the debut of the world's first electric tandem bicycle. The bike will be on display September 23-25 at Interbike International Bicycle Expo, the cycling industry's largest trade show, in Las Vegas. This two-person e-bike joins PEDEGO's growing line of electric bicycles including the Comfort Cruisers and Umbrella...

2009-09-08 10:36:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Electric Motors http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131246/Electric-Motors.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electric Motors in US$ Million by the following Segments: Fractional HP, and Integral HP. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are...

2009-02-19 04:00:00

LONDON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The '2008 European Automotive Powertrain Entrepreneurial Company Award' is presented to e-Traction Europe B.V. for having demonstrated entrepreneurial excellence in terms of innovative in-wheel direct drive motor technology with its e-Traction system. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) "Stringent emission norms and fuel saving benefits for end-users, easier integration with conventional, hybrid, electric and fuel cell vehicles...