Tag: electric motor

  • Yamaha Motor Contracted in Prototype Electric Motor Unit Development for IHI Power Systems

    Yamaha Motor Contracted in Prototype Electric Motor Unit Development for IHI Power Systems

    Yamaha Motor has been commissioned by IHI Power Systems to develop a prototype of an electric motor unit that will achieve the industry’s highest class output density for Z-type tugboat propulsion equipment. Since 2020, Yamaha Motor has been accepting commissions for developing prototype electric motors for automobiles and other mobility applications, but this marks the…

  • Nissan’s e-4ORCE technology delivers bowl of ramen perfectly

    Nissan’s e-4ORCE technology delivers bowl of ramen perfectly

    Nissan released today a video of the Nissan e-4ORCE Ramen Counter project that demonstrates how the Nissan’s latest vehicle control technology can provide a comfortable ride in e-4ORCE-equipped vehicles—and for bowls of noodles. The video shows how a motorized server tray with e-4ORCE tech swiftly delivers ramen and maintains the integrity of noodle presentation by…

  • Nissan unveils lunar rover prototype jointly developed with JAXA

    Nissan unveils lunar rover prototype jointly developed with JAXA

    Nissan today unveiled a lunar rover prototype jointly developed with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) at its Nissan Futures event. The JAXA Space Exploration Innovation Hub Center is conducting research on lunar rovers — a key technology for space exploration. Nissan has been working with JAXA on driving controllability of the rovers since January…

  • Nissan develops rare-earth recycling process with Waseda University in Japan

    Nissan develops rare-earth recycling process with Waseda University in Japan

    Nissan and Waseda University today announced the start of testing in Japan of a jointly developed recycling process that efficiently recovers high-purity rare-earth compounds from electrified vehicle motor magnets. The testing is aimed at enabling practical application of the new process by the mid-2020s. Most motors in electrified vehicles use neodymium magnets, which contain scarce…

  • Nissan Launches All-New Note e-POWER AWD Compact Car with Dual Electric Motors in Japan

    Nissan Launches All-New Note e-POWER AWD Compact Car with Dual Electric Motors in Japan

    The new Note will come exclusively with Nissan’s e-POWER electrified powertrain. The all-new Note showcases Nissan’s latest design concept, Timeless Japanese Futurism. The simple, yet powerfully modern and distinctive Japanese approach sets the Note apart from other compact cars. The all-new Note represents the nameplate’s third generation. The completely new platform and design give it…

  • Yamaha Motor Starts Evaluation Trials on Next-Generation Control System HARMO

    Yamaha Motor Starts Evaluation Trials on Next-Generation Control System HARMO

    Yamaha Motor will start evaluation trials of its new integrated electric propulsion unit and steering control system HARMO at Hokkaido based Otaru Canal Cruise from August 7. HARMO is a next-generation control system platform consisting of a propulsion unit powered by an electric motor, a remote-control box, and a joystick that enables more intuitive operation.…