Hitachi Metals

Japan’s Proterial Develops Prototype EV Motor Without Neodymium Magnets

Japanese metal maker Proterial has recently developed a prototype motor for electric vehicles that use magnets that do not contain the rare-earth metal neodymium. Neodymium magnets are the most common type of magnets currently employed in EV motors. However, this rare earth metal is chiefly sourced from China, because of which a stable procurement has […]

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