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Yamaha now accepting orders for 475-horsepower electric motor

Yamaha continues its sideways approach to electric vehicle development, with announcement of a new electric crate motor that puts out a massive 475 horsepower (350 kilowatt output, according to the press release). It’s just a prototype right now, but Yamaha is already taking orders from customers. Just to be clear, this new motor is aimed at cars. The concept drawings show a motor that’s far bigger than the hub units used in most...