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A closer look at torque ripple – minimizing its effects on electric machines

The Switched Reluctance Motor, or SRM, is often discussed as a prime choice for the next-generation EV traction motor. It is simple, robust, and arguably the least expensive of all motor types to manufacture. However, SRMs are notoriously difficult to control, and prone to emitting significant amounts of vibration and acoustic noise. The good news… Read more »

ELIX Wireless introduces 10 kW wireless charging system

As battery capacities grow larger, there’s likely to be a demand for ever-higher charging power levels. With this in mind, ELIX Wireless has developed a wireless charging solution that delivers 10 kW of power transfer, and can operate under extreme environmental conditions. The E10K Wireless Charging System is based on the company’s Magneto-Dynamic Coupling (MDC)… Read more »

FIA Formula E Championship aims to change perception and push EV technology to new heights

A race towards progress: The all-electric racing series The greatest obstacle to getting more EVs on the road isn’t high upfront costs, range anxiety or a lack of infrastructure – it’s simple consumer awareness. Despite the fact that the Model S, Volt and LEAF are becoming common sights in many cities, a surprisingly high number of… Read more »

Phinergy CEO on aluminum-air batteries and 1,000-mile range-extended EVs

Along with its industry giant partner Alcoa, Israeli startup Phinergy says it has aluminum-air batteries for EVs in the can. More than 550 feet over the National Mall in Washington, DC, the single most significant piece of American aluminum triangulates a point between the White House, the US Capitol, and the Lincoln Memorial. It is… Read more »

Jeep unveils its first three battery-electric SUVs

The Jeep Recon is square, the ‘Wagoneer S’ is a sleek, luxurious midsize SUV, and the tiny Avenger will only be sold in Europe The legendary U.S. Jeep brand announced it will sell four separate battery-electric SUVs in various markets by the end of 2025—three of which were unveiled this morning in an online presentation… Read more »

Four-motor test EV allows BMW to develop new levels of high performance

BMW has built a special concept vehicle which it is using to test “innovative drive and chassis control systems” for future electric high-performance cars. The concept testing focuses on a four-wheel drive system comprising four electric motors and an integrated driving dynamics control system. The test car is based on the BMW i4 M50, an… Read more »

Switch Mobility unveils electric double-decker bus for Indian market

Electric bus and commercial vehicle builder Switch Mobility has unveiled a new electric double-decker, air-conditioned bus designed, developed and manufactured in India specifically for the Indian market. Switch says its EiV 22 is equipped with “the latest technology, ultra-modern design, highest safety and best-in-class comfort features.” It can carry 65 passengers—nearly twice the number of… Read more »