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In
-
wheel Motors



Center for Automotive Research

Business of Plugging In

October 11,
2011

2

Protean

Electric

Inc
.


American Company


Patented In
-
wheel Motor Design
for:

o
EV

o
PHEV

o
Hybrid



Product

Offering
:


High Efficiency Direct Drive


Regenerative braking


Simpler Vehicle Integration

o
Built
-
in inverter
& control
electronics

o
No transmissions or drive shafts



3




Superior

power

density


High
power and torque

o
Peak Power: 81 kW

o
Continuous
Power
: 64
kW


o
Peak Torque: 800 Nm

o
Continuous torque: 500
Nm



420mm
dia. /115mm
width


31kg mass




Applications:


New and existing vehicles


Light duty vehicles
up to 7500
GVW


18” wheel or larger required


Supports gas
, diesel or
CNG


Applicable to FWD, RWD or
AWD

4

Multilink or solid
axle Suspension

Stator

Wheel Bearing

Rotor

Wheel Rim

Integrated Power
Electronics
Inverters


Patented “distributed architecture”

o
Eight
autonomous motors

o
S
hared common rotor


No external power electronics required


Direct drive
-

No gearbox, driveshafts or differentials


Click to show video animation of Protean Electric wheel motor

5

Metric

English


Peak
output power @400Vdc

81 kW

110 HP


Continuous
output power @ 400Vdc

64 kW

86 HP


Peak
output
torque*

800 Nm

590 ft
-
lb


Continuous
output torque

500 Nm

370 ft
-
lb


Nominal
input voltage range

200
-
380 Vdc

200
-
380 Vdc


Width

115 mm

4.5 in


Diameter

420 mm

16.5 in


Maximum
Speed

230Vdc Bus

400Vdc Bus


800 rpm

1400 rpm


800 rpm

1400 rpm


Total
motor mass

31 kg

68 lb

6

* Values stated at 70% maximum motor current.


Peak torque at 100% current is approximately 1100Nm.

7

8

Market Viability

OEM Mainstream HEV - PHEV
Electric Vehicles
Performance Cars
Drivetrain Suppliers
Fleet / Aftermarket
Police Packages
Military
Fuel Savings
X
X
X
X
X
X
Emission Reduction
X
X
X
X
X
X
High Torque Density
X
X
X
X
X
X
Design Freedom
X
X
X
X
Torque Vectoring
X
X
X
X
X
X
Simpler Integration
X
X
X
X
X
Stealth Performance
X
X










































































































Four
Protean Drive™ motors


One motor at each wheel


AWD battery EV


0
-
60
mph in 5 seconds


Over 130 mph top speed



Volvo C30 PHEV

9

GAC
Triumphchi

EV

10





Two
Protean Drive motors in the rear


RWD battery EV


Debut
in Guangzhou
International Motor Show



Ford F
-
150 EV

11




Four Protean Drive motors


One motor at each wheel


AWD battery
EV


Over 7,000 lbs. GVW EV


ICE Engine Removed


12


EV


PHEV


“Through the road” Hybrid



Additive
torque/power performance




Regenerative braking system helps improve fuel economy



Enables the driver to select the various drive
modes
(conventional ICE,
hybrid and pure EV
)



Through
-
the
-
road hybrid:




Maintain the ICE engine drive


-

Add Protean drive to rear of FWD car


-

Add Protean drive to rear of RWD car

Protean Drive

Battery

Protean Drive

Vauxhall
Vivaro

PHEV

13


FWD
diesel powertrain


Two Protean Drive motors in the rear


PHEV
-

55 miles pure electric range


Driver
may select the drive
mode


C
an
achieve an effective 60% fuel economy improvement in charge depleting mode

(
Electricity + Diesel) as compared to charge sustaining mode (Diesel Only
)

14

BRABUS
Hybrid based
on the Mercedes
-
Benz E
-
Class






2.2L Diesel Powering the rear wheels


Two Protean Electric motors in the rear


Acceleration of 0
-
62 mph (0
-
100 km/
hr
) in 7.4 seconds


Acceleration of 37
-
75 mph (60
-
120 km/
hr
) of 5.6 seconds

Vehicle Interface

Cooling

Mechanical

Electronic Control

High Voltage


Compatible flange
interface


Commercial off the
shelf bearing


Compatible with off
the shelf rims



Minimal heat
transfer between
mechanical brake
and motor


6 L / min. flow
requirement


Use of standard
radiator
components



All HV switching
inside the motor
minimising EMC
issues


Common interface


To meet automotive
standards



Open architecture
to ISO 26262


High 5 ms speed
refresh to allow
advanced vehicle
control


Use of off the shelf
ECU hardware




15

16

2010

The Protean Drive


Global Path to Market

2020

Integration to existing
vehicles

Military

OEM Integration


Simpler to integrate:


FWD, AWD, RWD


Live
rear axle or not




17

BRABUS high
-
performance Full
Electric based
on the Mercedes
-
Benz E
-
Class



Four Protean Electric motors


Demonstrates a peak combined:

-
320
kW (430
hp
)


-
3,200
Nm (2,350 ft.
-
lbs.) torque





18

Click to play video of IAA Frankfurt Auto Show

Proteanelectric.com

20

Center
for Automotive
Research

The
Business of Plugging In C
onference






Tuesday October
11, 2:00
-
3:30

“PEVs
: Getting Plugged In to the Newest
Technology”



The intent of this
session;

1.
Highlight
key PEV technology developments.



2.
Address
the challenge of creating an effective business model for PEVs.



3.
Explain how
your company is working to develop technologies that are

not merely technological solutions,
but are also viable long term business
opportunities.

4.
Present various charging and electric drive technologies and
the
challenges
facing
wide
-
scale PEV adoption.



Each
speaker is allotted 15 minutes for their
powerpoint

presentation.




There will be a 25 minute Q&A session after all speakers have presented


Co
-
Moderators:

Brett
Smith,

Co
-
Director and Assistant Research Director, Manufacturing, Engineering & Technology
Group

Jay
Baron,

President and CEO, Center for Automotive Research


Vehicle
Technology Panel (2:00
-
3:30 p.m.):

Don

Karner
,

President,
Ecotality

North America

Sherif

Marakby
,

Director, Electrification Programs and Engineering, Ford Motor Company

Robert Wyatt,
Transit Connect Electric Program Manager, Azure Dynamics

Craig Knight,
President, Protean Electric





Working notes

21





Presentations are to be delivered
to CAR no later than noon, Monday October 10.




Audience
questions will be collected and the moderator will ask the questions (there will be no open floor
microphone).




We ask that you are in the room 15 minutes before the session is to begin.


For the following items, please contact Denise
Semon

(
dsemon@cargroup.org
) if you need any assistance:




If not already done, please complete speaker packet and return to Denise.


Also, please be sure to sign the audio waiver included in the speaker packet.


We would like to offer the audio
webcasts of these sessions after the event.


In order to do so, we need all participants to sign the waiver.




As a speaker, you receive complimentary registration for the entire event (including the Dinner Wednesday
evening at the Henry Ford).


One PR support person may register at no cost to attend your breakout session
s

only.


If they wish to attend the
entire conference, they may register at the discounted rate of $450.




We also are asking each panelist to be available for minimum 15 minutes following panel for follow
-
up media
interviews.


CAR will assist in arranging media interviews if requested by either a speaker or media
representative.


Coordination
of on
-
site press conferences can also be arrange





Brett Smith

Co
-
Director, Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology

Co
-
Director, Conference Group

Center for Automotive Research

1000 Victors Way, Suite 200

Ann Arbor, MI, 48108

Tel. 734
-
929
-
0491

Mobile: 734
-
255
-
0884


Working notes