The Japanese automaker has freed its hybrids of the need for heavy rare earth elements. Working with Daido Steel, the automaker has developed the first magnet suitable for automotive drive applications that doesn’t require materials like dysprosium or terbium to improve its heat resistance. Instead, the neodymium-iron magnets are manufactured using a new hot deformation …
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