Electric wheel hub motor
Siemens VDO engineers are working on plans tointegrate the drivetrain, steering, shock absorbers and brakes directlyinto the wheels of future cars. This concept, called eCorner, will improve fuel mileage,be safer and be more convenient. Implementing eCorner would offerautomotive designers far greater freedom to create future cars with anelectric drivetrain and electronic control.
Source: gizmag.co.ukAdded: 1 July 2006