When designing the Tesla Model S, Elon Musk wanted an electric motor that had the same horsepower as the most powerful internal combustion engine but with nearly-instantaneous torque. And he wanted it to be the size of a watermelon. Engine manufacturers told him this couldn't be done. So the Tesla CEO decided to build his own motor. The earlier versions of this had a hand-wound stator, which increased winding density to help eliminate resistance and increase peak torque. Later versions of the stators were built by robots.
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Severe thunderstorms, complete with heavy rains, strong and gusty winds, and even some hail swept through parts of South Jersey Saturday evening.
As parents boarded the A.J. Meerwald in Barnegat Light last week, they hugged kids they had not seen in four days.
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