Technology and Engineering reporter
Richard Truett is Technology and Engineering reporter for Automotive News.
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Once known for British sports cars, MG has had its triumphs and struggles — even flirting with death. Now under Chinese ownership, the brand enters its second century poised to become a global player.
When the auto industry trains its product development guns on a component, that item usually gets smaller, lighter, simpler, more powerful and more efficient. That's what's happening today to the electric motor, which is really just now starting what will likely be a very long journey in the automobile.