Brumbee prototype during testing

Brumbee solves electric hub motor issues, looks for partners

This article appeared in the Australian Manufacturing Forum’s online magazine www.aumanufacturing.com.au on 4th March 2020. “Sydney technology developer Barry Westlake has developed and tested a prototype electric vehicle which overcomes many of the problems first faced more than a century ago by motoring pioneer Ferdinand Porsche. Westlake, director of BAAD Concepts Pty Limited, has developed …

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Lohner-Porsche (circa 1901)

BrumbeeTM: A Motor Vehicle Revolution – 100 Years in the Making

(In the footsteps of Ferdinand Porsche) The futuristic possibilities of electric motors are being reinvigorated across the transport industry as a reaction to renewed calls for sustainable and renewable sources of energy. Yet, electric vehicles are not just an invention of the 21st century. Over 100 years ago, Ferdinand Porsche unveiled the very first hybrid …

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