Andrew Whitehead | Protean Electric

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In this episode of Coffee Brake, Brian Hagman sits down with Andrew Whitehead, CEO of Protean Electric.

Protean Electric is an automotive technology firm and the world leader of in-wheel motor technology.

Brian and Andrew discuss the innovative in-wheel motor technology and the unique brake system designed for the application.

About the company

Protean Electric is an automotive technology firm with over 150 talented people based across the US, UK and China. Our mission is to drive sustainable transport through innovation. Born out of a business focused on motor development for over five decades, we were founded in 2008 to focus on our first product, the ProteanDrive in-wheel motor. With over 160 patents, numerous inventions and more great ideas, this is only the start of our journey.

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