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Motion Control Keeps Electric Car's Four Wheels--and Four Motors--on the Road
January 23, 2013
It weighs half as much as a sports car and turns on a dime, so it's no surprise that the electric car being developed at Ohio State University needs an exceptional traction and motion control system to keep it on the road.
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