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Magnetic fields can be produced by permanent magnets or by electric currents passing through bundles of wires wrapped around an iron core.
On the road, the combination of internal combustion, permanent magnets, and six-speed dual clutch gearbox work well.
That turns them into an electromagnet, generating a magnetic field which pushes against an existing field generated by a second set of permanent magnets inside the stator.
In newer motors the usual order of things is reversed, with the windings held in the stator and the rotor sporting permanent magnets.
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