The simplest electric motor?
With just a little wire, a battery and a spot of rare-earth magnet, these motors use the opposing forces of the magnetic field generated by the magnet and the field that comes from the current flowing through the wire to kick the wire into motion. Simple, right? When you look at this it makes you wonder why so many EV start-ups are having such a difficult time. I mean, how hard can it be?
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