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Protean Electric Announces Partnership to Develop In-Wheel Motor Propulsion System with FAW-Volkswagen
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Protean Electric Announces Partnership to Develop In-Wheel Motor Propulsion System with FAW-Volkswagen

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. –Â- Protean Electric, the global leader of advanced in-wheel electric drive, today announces its partnership with FAW-VOLKSWAGEN AUTOMOTIVE CO., LTD. (FAW-VW) to develop an all new electric propulsion system that will include Protean Electric's award-winning Protean Drive™ with intent towards a demonstration vehicle program and production. FAW-VW will create an...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

In-Wheel Motor drives hybrid electric vehicle efficiency.

As integral part of hybrid powertrain system when paired with internal combustion engine, in-wheel electric drive system is powerful enough to be sole source of traction drive in electric vehicles (EVs). Motors reside in space behind wheels, producing up to 735 lb-ft and 100 hp exactly where and when drivers need it. Weighing 68 lb, motorÂ- has regenerative braking capabilities that allow up...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Protean Electric Introduces Production In-Wheel Electric Drive System; Exhibits at Auto Shanghai 2013

SHANGHAI– nÂ- Protean Electric, the global leader of advanced in-wheel electric drive, today announces the Chinese debut of its production in-wheel motor and will showcase its in-wheel electric drive system on a BRABUS Hybrid vehicle at the Auto Shanghai 2013, Apr. 20-29 in Hall N5 booth C131. The BRABUS Hybrid, based on the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, is powered by an internal combustion...

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BRABUS Hybrid Sedan Powered by Protean in-Wheel Motors Debuts in Detroit

DETROIT- Protean Electric, the global leader in electric in-wheel motors, will showcase its award-winning Protean Drive(TM) system in a BRABUS Hybrid at the SAE 2012 World Congress April 24-26 at Cobo Center. The event will mark the BRABUS Hybrid's premier North American appearance. In addition, Protean will host a press conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Booth#801. Protean Electric Chairman and...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Protean Provides Fleet Owners with "Real-World" Solution to Fuel Economy and Emissions Challenges

INDIANAPOLIS - Industry research shows that about one in every 20 fleet vehicles will be a hybrid by 2015, due mostly to new fleet vehicle purchases. But in this era of extreme cost cutting, Protean Electric, the global leader in advanced in-wheel motors, is giving fleet owners another solution with Protean Drive(TM). Protean Drive is an electric drive in-wheel motor system that can provide...

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Protean Electric Receives Multiple Patents; Leads Industry for In-Wheel Electric Drive

More than 60 additional patent applications made for innovative design and electric motor intellectual property TROY, Mich., -- Protean Electric, the global leader in advanced in-wheel motors for the automotive industry, has been awarded 17 patents for the unique technology and design of its Protean Drive(TM) system. More than 60 additional patent applications have been filed internationally and...

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Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Electric Drive System targets light-duty vehicles.

Occupying unused space behind 18 in. road wheel, In-wheel Motor Electric Drive(TM) System produces up to 110 hp and can be fitted to conventional rear axles. Each system features self-contained inverter controller as well as regenerative braking. Creating hybrid or plug-in hybrid configuration from existing conventional trucks, system offers advantages for front-, rear-, or 4-wheel drive fleet...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Protean Wheel Motors Provide Significant Fuel Economy Gain on European Hybrid Commercial Van

Diesel-hybrid developed by Protean and UK's Millbrook Proving Ground TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.- 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...

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Protean Electric Announces Partnership to Develop In-Wheel Motor Propulsion System with FAW-Volkswagen
Controls & Controllers

Protean Electric Announces Partnership to Develop In-Wheel Motor Propulsion System with FAW-Volkswagen

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. –Â- Protean Electric, the global leader of advanced in-wheel electric drive, today announces its partnership with FAW-VOLKSWAGEN AUTOMOTIVE CO., LTD. (FAW-VW) to develop an all new electric propulsion system that will include Protean Electric's award-winning Protean Drive™ with intent towards a demonstration vehicle program and production. FAW-VW will create an...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

In-Wheel Motor drives hybrid electric vehicle efficiency.

As integral part of hybrid powertrain system when paired with internal combustion engine, in-wheel electric drive system is powerful enough to be sole source of traction drive in electric vehicles (EVs). Motors reside in space behind wheels, producing up to 735 lb-ft and 100 hp exactly where and when drivers need it. Weighing 68 lb, motorÂ- has regenerative braking capabilities that allow up...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Protean Electric Introduces Production In-Wheel Electric Drive System; Exhibits at Auto Shanghai 2013

SHANGHAI– nÂ- Protean Electric, the global leader of advanced in-wheel electric drive, today announces the Chinese debut of its production in-wheel motor and will showcase its in-wheel electric drive system on a BRABUS Hybrid vehicle at the Auto Shanghai 2013, Apr. 20-29 in Hall N5 booth C131. The BRABUS Hybrid, based on the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, is powered by an internal combustion...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

BRABUS Hybrid Sedan Powered by Protean in-Wheel Motors Debuts in Detroit

DETROIT- Protean Electric, the global leader in electric in-wheel motors, will showcase its award-winning Protean Drive(TM) system in a BRABUS Hybrid at the SAE 2012 World Congress April 24-26 at Cobo Center. The event will mark the BRABUS Hybrid's premier North American appearance. In addition, Protean will host a press conference at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Booth#801. Protean Electric Chairman and...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Protean Provides Fleet Owners with "Real-World" Solution to Fuel Economy and Emissions Challenges

INDIANAPOLIS - Industry research shows that about one in every 20 fleet vehicles will be a hybrid by 2015, due mostly to new fleet vehicle purchases. But in this era of extreme cost cutting, Protean Electric, the global leader in advanced in-wheel motors, is giving fleet owners another solution with Protean Drive(TM). Protean Drive is an electric drive in-wheel motor system that can provide...

Read More »
Controls & Controllers

Protean Electric Receives Multiple Patents; Leads Industry for In-Wheel Electric Drive

More than 60 additional patent applications made for innovative design and electric motor intellectual property TROY, Mich., -- Protean Electric, the global leader in advanced in-wheel motors for the automotive industry, has been awarded 17 patents for the unique technology and design of its Protean Drive(TM) system. More than 60 additional patent applications have been filed internationally and...

Read More »
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Electric Drive System targets light-duty vehicles.

Occupying unused space behind 18 in. road wheel, In-wheel Motor Electric Drive(TM) System produces up to 110 hp and can be fitted to conventional rear axles. Each system features self-contained inverter controller as well as regenerative braking. Creating hybrid or plug-in hybrid configuration from existing conventional trucks, system offers advantages for front-, rear-, or 4-wheel drive fleet...

Read More »
Electrical Equipment & Systems

Protean Wheel Motors Provide Significant Fuel Economy Gain on European Hybrid Commercial Van

Diesel-hybrid developed by Protean and UK's Millbrook Proving Ground TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.- 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...

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