Ford and Schaeffler are inching closer to having a production-ready version of the supplier’s eWheelDrive technology, which propels a vehicle via an electric motor in each of the rear wheels. Raphael Fischer, director-wheel hub drives product group, Schaeffler eMobility Systems division, says the technology that has been in development the past six years could go into production as early as 2018. “We have a target for 2018 because you can’t spend time in advanced ...

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