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Magnax Yokeless Axial Flux Motors

A new generation of electric motors, bringing extreme power density and efficiency

June 2020
Gallery Magnax Yokeless Axial Flux Motors 1
Gallery Magnax Yokeless Axial Flux Motors 1


Magnax Yokeless Axial Flux Motors brings extreme power density and efficiency to the future of EV powertrains.

Compared to traditional EV motors, the Magnax electric motors are 4x lighter, 3x thinner and deliver increased vehicle range. Due to its compactness and short axial length, the motor technology brings opportunities for new powertrain solutions such as super-compact hybrid powertrains and eAxle modules. Such eAxle modules will be easy to integrate and can solve OEMs problems of weight, complexity, cost, scalability, and efficiency. It will provide greater flexibility in vehicle design and increase battery and usable space.

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Label Date June 10, 2020
From Belgium
Maturity stage Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab
Looking For We are looking for tech-savvy investors who are not afraid to go deep in our technology and understand the impact of a new motor technology in several markets. We are also planning to develop new ventures around our technology in other verticals such as aviation and off-highway. We are interested to collaborate in order to create an ecosystem to leverage the advantages of our technology into these new verticals.

The environmental benefits

  • Magnax motors have up to 80% lower resource requirement, including less copper and rare earth materials
  • Its added 4 - 10% efficiency, would save 76,000 tons CO2eq.

The Financial benefits

  • Range increase by up 7-10% is possible with the same battery due to higher efficiency, thus lowering costs

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Developer of a new generation of axial flux motors for electric vehicles and aircraft.

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Headquarters 8500 Kortrijk, België
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