YASA’s axial-flux electric motors had previously garnered a reputation for efficiency, high power density, small size, and low weight.

YASA’s ‘axial-flux’ motors makes them one-third the weight of other electric motors, more efficient, and with 3x higher power densities than even Tesla’s, according to the company.

It’s now emerged that former YASA CEO Dr. Chris Harris will lead Evolito on its path to commercialize electric flight.

Chris Harris, Evolito

In a statement, Harris said: “Electric flight requires ultra high-power density, super low-weight electric powertrains. Evolito provides best-in-class powertrain solutions for OEMs, leveraging  next-generation axial-flux electric motor technology that’s already proven in automotive.”

Evolito, with an axial-flux motor lighter than Tesla’s, starts ramping up its team by Mike Butcher originally published on TechCrunch