24 Feb '14, 8pm

2015 Yamaha Electric Car Taking Shape

2015 Yamaha Electric Car Taking Shape

It’s been announced that EV specialists Zytek will supply the new Yamaha electric car with a 25 kW motor that spins to 15,000 rpm, which will be equipped with advanced cooling systems to keep everything operating at optimal temperatures. The Zytek-sourced power unit has been designed to be inexpensive, lightweight and compact- and the end result shows just how good those guys are. The motor weighs less than 30 lbs., with the car’s gearbox and power inverter weighing about 40 additional lbs., combined.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2014/02/24/2015-yamaha-electric-car-takin...

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gas2.org 24 Feb '14, 2pm

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gas2.org 23 Feb '14, 3pm

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gas2.org 22 Feb '14, 5pm

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gas2.org 23 Feb '14, 5pm

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gas2.org 23 Feb '14, 7pm

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gas2.org 22 Feb '14, 11pm

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gas2.org 22 Feb '14, 7pm

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gas2.org 21 Feb '14, 1am

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gas2.org 22 Feb '14, 9pm

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gas2.org 22 Feb '14, 3pm

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puregreencars.com 22 Feb '14, 8am

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gas2.org 26 Feb '14, 1am

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