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Dec 12, 2013, 00:01 ET
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Protean Electric Announces Partnership To Develop In-Wheel Motor Propulsion System With FAW-Volkswagen

 Protean Electric, the global leader of advanced in-wheel electric drive, today announces its partnership with FAW-VOLKSWAGEN AUTOMOTIVE CO.,...

Sep 17, 2013, 00:00 ET
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Protean Electric Presents The Future Of Production In-Wheel Electric Drive

 Protean Electric, the global leader of advanced in-wheel electric drive, will present today at the Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology...

Apr 19, 2013, 13:13 ET
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Protean Electric Introduces Production In-Wheel Electric Drive System; Exhibits At Auto Shanghai 2013

 Protean Electric, the global leader of advanced in-wheel electric drive, today announces the Chinese debut of its production in-wheel motor...

Apr 16, 2013, 00:01 ET
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Protean Electric Unveils Production In-Wheel Electric Drive System

 Protean Electric, the global leader of advanced in-wheel electric drive, today announces the debut of its production in-wheel motor at the...

Jan 15, 2013, 07:00 ET

Protean Electric Partners With SKF To Develop Advanced Drive Solutions For The Hybrid And Electric Vehicle Markets

 Protean Electric today announced a strategic partnership with SKF to provide critical components for Protean's in-wheel electric drive system....

Dec 04, 2012, 09:41 ET
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Protean's In-wheel Electric Drive Earns "Most Promising Technology" Honors From Car And Driver Magazine

Protean Electric's advanced in-wheel electric drive has been named one of the 10 Most Promising Technologies for 2013 by Car and Driver...

Jul 09, 2012, 22:00 ET
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Protean Electric Announces $84 Million In New Funding; New Manufacturing Facility In China

 Protean Electric, the global leader in the development and commercialization of in-wheel electric drive systems, today announced $84...

Apr 24, 2012, 11:00 ET
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Protean Electric Announces Key Partners for Global Production of Electric Drive Motors

Protean Electric, the global leader in in-wheel electric drive, today announced it has formed relationships with several leading companies in the...

Apr 23, 2012, 00:01 ET
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BRABUS Hybrid Sedan Powered by Protean In-Wheel Motors Debuts in Detroit

 Protean Electric, the global leader in electric in-wheel motors, will showcase its award-winning Protean Drive™ system in a BRABUS...

Mar 05, 2012, 09:52 ET
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Protean Provides Fleet Owners With "Real-World" Solution to Fuel Economy and Emissions Challenges

 Industry research shows that about one in every 20 fleet vehicles will be a hybrid by 2015, due mostly to new fleet vehicle...

Feb 28, 2012, 14:30 ET
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Protean Electric Receives Multiple Patents; Leads Industry for In-Wheel Electric Drive

 Protean Electric, the global leader in advanced in-wheel motors for the automotive industry, has been awarded 17 patents for the unique...

Oct 12, 2011, 11:00 ET
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Hybrid Retrofit Market in U.S. Will Approach Half Million Total Units by 2020

An all-new hybrid retrofit market will emerge and grow to a half million vehicles total by 2020, according to Protean Electric, which has...

Sep 13, 2011, 04:00 ET
This BRABUS all electric vehicle being shown at the Frankfurt Motor show this week can produce a peak combined 320 kW (430 hp) and 3,200 Nm (2,350 ft.-lbs.) torque from pure electric power using four direct-drive Protean Electric motors, one in each wheel.  (PRNewsFoto/Protean Electric)

Protean Electric In-Wheel Motors Provide Power to New BRABUS EV and Hybrid Cars at Frankfurt Motor Show

BRABUS, the highly acclaimed independent automobile tuner, has unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show press days two all new luxury performance cars...

Sep 01, 2011, 09:00 ET
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Protean Electric Receives Prestigious Technology Pioneers Award from World Economic Forum

Protean Electric, a global clean technology company based in the United States and the UK, has been awarded the prestigious Technology Pioneers...

Aug 01, 2011, 13:10 ET

Protean Electric Demonstrates Its Latest Electric Wheel Technology for First Time in U.S.

The latest application of Protean Electric's revolutionary fuel-saving in-wheel electric motor technology will make its U.S. premier at the...

Aug 01, 2011, 12:44 ET

Protean Wheel Motors Provide Significant Fuel Economy Gain on European Hybrid Commercial Van

A European-based Vauxhall Vivaro equipped with Protean Electric's fuel-saving electric wheel motors showed a 300 percent fuel economy improvement...

Oct 06, 2010, 00:01 ET
ELECTRIC VEHICLE PIONEER BOB PURCELL NAMED CHAIRMAN, CEO OF PROTEAN HOLDINGS. (PRNewsFoto/Protean Electric)

Electric Vehicle Pioneer Bob Purcell Named Chairman, CEO of Protean Holdings

Auto industry senior executive Bob Purcell has been named Chairman and CEO of Protean Holdings Corp., developer of advanced in-wheel electric...

Aug 26, 2010, 15:26 ET
Bob Purcell named board director and strategic advisor of Protean Electric, a leading clean technology company that designs, develops and manufactures in-wheel electric drive systems. (PRNewsFoto/Protean Electric)

Bob Purcell Joins Protean Electric as Board Director and Strategic Advisor

Protean Electric, a leading clean technology company that designs, develops and manufactures in-wheel electric drive systems, recently welcomed...