Elaphe In-Wheel Motors Power BMW X6 Test Vehicle (Gas2 Exclusive)

Elaphe is a start up company located in Slovenia that has developed a new system for electric in wheel motors that leave the original disc brakes and wheel hubs in place. This raises a number of interesting possibilities for the automotive industry.

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Video: Rear-Wheel Drive Electric Ford Fiesta Put To The Test

While Ford hasn’t invested as much money or effort into pure electric cars as some other automakers, its latest project could shape up to be its most promising. We already told you about the hub-in-wheel rear-wheel drive Ford Fiesta eWheelDrive, and now we have video of it in action, as well as talk about what the future of this new electric drive system may hold.

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Protean To Begin In-Wheel Electric Motor Production In 2014

The holy grail of electric vehicle technology is in-wheel electric motors, which put power directly to the street and eliminate a host of other parts. In-wheel electric motor maker Portean claims that by next year, production of their revolutionary product will begin.

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