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  • Honda Fuel Cell Preview Drive, Tokyo 2015

    The idea of the four-motor electric car has been around since the start of the 20th century. One of Ferdinand Porsche's first ideas, in fact, was the Lohner-Porsche that debuted at the 1900 Paris World Fair, with a hub motor in each front wheel. Toss four electric motors in a car and you could have plenty of power, four-wheel drive, and individual control of the power to each wheel. DON'T MISS: Porsche Recreates The Original Hybrid Car, 111 Years Later Turns out that's not such a great idea. Locating a heavy motor at each wheel would add unsprung weight that would harm ride and handling...

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