New EV motor said to cut need for rare-earth neodymium magnets – report


Tests of the prototype have confirmed that the motor output necessary for EVs can be achieved

A report by Nikkei Asia dated July 24 said Japanese metal-maker Proterial has developed a prototype motor for electric vehicles that uses magnets which do not contain the rare-earth metal neodymium.

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