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    Super wheel motor from stealthy Australians soon to surface?

    Evans Electric disc-type axial flux in-wheel motor – Click above to watch a video after the break
    Are we soon to witness an all-electric, compact four-door sedan rocket from 0-60 miles an hour in a jaw-dropping sub-three second flash? If Australian start-up Evans Electric has the goods it ...

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    What are in-wheel motors?

    Have you ever thought that putting motors inside the wheels of a vehicle may a more elegant way of providing propulsion? It would certainly eliminate a number of energy-robbing parts; transmission, driveshafts, differentials and make the drivetrain more modular and provide additional space for ...

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    Paris 2008: Heuliez, Michelin and Orange wrap a revolution in a plain package

    French coachbuilder Heuliez, along with Michelin and Orange™, have brought with them to the 2008 Paris Motor Show a most unremarkable-looking car. (My apologies to fans of the Opel Agila) And that's the point. The WILL (pictured above) is meant to seem "familiar and friendly" even though its ...

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    ZAP gets CARB rebates and an in-wheel motor company

    Things may be looking up for the somewhat controversial electric vehicle company "ZAP" since Mr Al Yousuf took control of the company the other day. Just after the change at the top happened, the California Air Resource Board added two ZAP models to their list of vehicles eligible for a rebate. ...


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