Cake Introduces Its New Inner Everlasting Magnet Motor, The Jante

On April 20, 2023, Swedish electrical motorbike maker Cake launched the Jante, the newest evolution of its electrical motor know-how. The identify follows Cake’s beforehand established naming conventions, and is rooted within the Swedish idea of Jantelagen, which the OEM says interprets to “the regulation of Jante.” It refers to a particular set of Nordic cultural norms that “emphasize modesty, humility, and the concept no particular person is extra vital than the collective group.”  

That is Cake’s first inside everlasting magnet (IPM) motor, which gives efficiency advantages for bikes it’s utilized in, whereas concurrently utilizing fewer uncommon earth magnets than floor everlasting magnet (SPM) motors. The Jante, which was developed fully in-house at Cake, gives over 500 newton-meters (just below 369 pound-feet) of torque on the rear wheel, and may attain speeds over 100 kilometers per hour (or 62 mph), says the OEM. 

Different options of the brand new Cake Jante motor embody a radial flux design, low cogging, air cooling, and an IP67 score that Cake says “permits it to function in any situation.” The housing is fabricated from aircraft-grade aluminum for sturdiness and lightness. It’s not clear what sorts of testing the corporate has put it by way of to date, however contemplating its growth in Sweden, we’d think about that some severe cold-weather testing has doubtless been achieved. 

“We’re very excited to introduce our new excessive efficiency Jante Drivetrain. The Jante represents a big development in CAKE’s electrical motor design, offering our clients with a superior product that meets their wants for efficiency, effectivity, and reliability,” supplied Cake founder and CEO Stefan Ytterborn in an announcement. 

“The largest motive for our in-house developed motor is to take main steps ahead, growing efficiency for the class of light-weight electrical bikes. On the coronary heart of our autos all the pieces is predicated on CAKE elements that collectively ship efficiency to the subsequent degree. We’re joyful to see our drivetrain know-how being utilized in quite a few daring tasks. CAKE battery controller algorithms and extra are already in different builds, and the brand new Jante is a big addition to our drivetrain know-how,” he concluded.