Protean Electric to Showcase In-Wheel Motor Technology at Vienna Motor Symposium

LONDON, U.K. – April 26, 2022 – Protean Electric, the world leader of in-wheel motor (IWM) technology, today announced that the Company will be showcasing its IWM technology at the illustrious Vienna Motor Symposium.

The company will show its own converted Mercedes E-Class equipped with four ProteanDrive Pd18s, delivering 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds, and 5,600 Nm of peak torque.  The vehicle embodies the power of IWMs to improve electrification, delivering an uncompromised electric experience in this iconic chassis. Today IWMs enable faster, more cost effective electrification strategies. In the future ProteanDrive will dramatically increase available space in vehicle architectures, revolutionising the opportunities for electric vehicle OEMs to deliver customer value.

Andrew Whitehead, CEO of Protean Electric, said, “It’s clear that disruptive technologies in the EV space, like ProteanDrive, offer much needed new opportunities to deliver vastly improved electric vehicles. We’re thrilled about this opportunity to attend and display our technology at this most prestigious event. We look forward to engaging with the distinguished audience the Symposium attracts.”

The International Vienna Motor Symposium will be held at the Hofburg Conference Centre in Vienna from 27-29 April 2022. Protean’s demo car will be located on the Heldenplatz.

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