Last week Chevrolet announced that the Malibu LTZ has a new option.
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group
Toyota Motor Corp.’s Lexus unit is in the early stages of developing in-wheel electric motor systems, company officials tell Digital Trends.
National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB has acquired Protean Electric Inc., a Troy, Mich.-based company that produces in-wheel electric drive motors.
Canada’s Linamar Corp. has inked a deal with Protean Electric Inc. to produce and sell the Troy, Mich.-based company’s in-wheel electric drive motors.
Protean Electric Inc. says it is forming a joint venture with China’s Zhejiang VIE Science & Technology Co. to produce in-wheel motors for plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles.
Protean Electric Inc. has formed a partnership with China's FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co.
Protean Electric Inc. is ramping up capacity in Liyang, China, this year to build as many as 100,000 of its in-hub electric drive units annually.
CEO Robert Purcell tells AutoTech Daily that in-wheel electric motor developer Protean Electric Inc. will open a small plant at an undisclosed location in China to make demonstration prototypes.