IEEE Spectrum: Start-up Profile: Axiflux
4 September 2013
Look inside a typical electric motor and you’ll find a design that hasn’t changed in its essentials in more than a century. But when you open up an Axiflux motor, you’ll see something quite different, with green circuit boards and small metal coils, says Christopher Mosely. Mosely is the CEO of Axiflux, a Melbourne, Australia, start-up he founded in 2011 with David Jahshan, an honorary fellow at the University of Melbourne. The company has reinvented the electric motor with the goal of reducing the expense and increasing the efficiency of electric vehicles, wind turbines, and other machines.
BRW: Better Place failure doesn’t mean end of electric cars
28 May 2013
Electric car operations have been quietening down around the world, McCleave says. His organisation has been through its own upheavals, with original backers Bosch, GE and Continental – and now, Better Place – pulling out. Futuris and Air International remain as backers and in March, the company signed an agreement with Melbourne-based Axiflux to test the company’s electric motor technology.
GoAuto: Radical new motor for Commodore EV
14 March 2013
A Melbourne-based start-up will soon start trials of a radical new motor in Australia’s only electric Commodore. Smaller, lighter and less expensive than conventional units, the motor will power one of EV Engineering’s fleet of electrified Holden Commodores that feature a battery pack under the bonnet in place of a petrol engine.
Axiflux joins EV Engineering
14 March 2013
Axiflux, the company set up to commercialise a technological breakthrough in electric motors and generators, announced today that it would be joining EV Engineering as a Member of the consortium. Axiflux and EV Engineering will form a joint venture to develop an innovative electric motor with a broad range of applications including electric vehicles.
Australian electric motor technology set to revolutionise global industries
13 August 2012
Axiflux, the company set up to commercialise a technological breakthrough developed by Melbourne engineer David Jahshan was awarded a prestigious iAward for being the best startup at the national awards ceremony at Crown Palladium, attended by the elite of the technology and IT industry.