Electric-vehicle in-wheel motor systems replace the transmission, drive shaft, axles, and differentials normally used in a conventional vehicle.
The yokeless, permanent-magnet topology offers greater efficiency around the motor’s central axis, and wastes very little copper on windings because the motors have zero overhang.
The assembly phase of NASA's Mars 2020 mission is underway and includes a unique “Marscopter.”
An integrated inductive charging technique eliminates charging cables and enables a car to recharged in about 3.5 hours.
The car developed by Audi is anything but a game, although it’s based on one. The e-tron Vision Gran Turismo is different from other concept cars, though—it can compete on the race track.
An ANSYS white paper describes how simulation techniques can validate the embedded software responsible for perception, localization, motion planning, and motion execution for an autonomous vehicle.
The company is looking to achieve a 500-mile driving range and charging times as low as one minute.
Being primed for the Pikes Peak International Hill climb next month, the vehicle can go from 0 to 60 in 2.25 seconds.