A team of U.K. engineers wins a £518,000 ($808,460) grant to develop an electric-vehicle motor designed to end auto makers’ dependency on rare-earth metals. The Technology Strategy Board grant to Sevcon, Cummins Generator Technologies and Newcastle University is to fund the search for an electric motor that will replace rare-earth metals such as neodymium and dysprosium now used in the engines with steel. Sevcon is a designer and manufacturer of microprocessor controls for ...

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