Wow, a shaft drive system with an integrated electric motor could be a very clean and low maintenance solution for e-bikes! Protanium might be on to something.
Shaft drives for traditional bikes have not been too popular because the efficiency is not as good compared to a chain driven bike.
With electric assist the lower efficiency of a shaft will be less of an issue.
Here is the link to the article on Bike Europe.
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