Engines

13th May 2021

Superlight V12 ICE claimed by GTO

A niche sportscar manufacturer is claiming to have a developed a V12 performance gasoline powerplant weighing less that 165kg (363lbs). The UK’s GTO Engineering is making the claim for its...

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12th May 2021

Subaru risks Fall to Earth while Reaching for BEV Sun

Subaru has announced the name for its first global BEV developed in collaboration with Toyota, the Solterra. Derived rather grandiosely from the Latin for sun and earth, the name...

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6th May 2021

NIO to Bring BEV Battery Swap to Norway

NIO is the latest Chinese BEV maker to target Norway as its first foothold into the European car market by bringing its battery swap system to the continent. The...

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6th May 2021

Citroën Launches Micro-Mobility for Last Mile in France

Micro-mobility comes to commercial delivery vehicles in the shape of a cargo carrying version of the Citroën My Ami BEV to be launched in France. The My Ami Cargo...

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5th May 2021

Modular Fleet BEV Charger Promises Expansion Capability

Commercial fleets considering switching to BEVs are being wooed by the development of a modular charging system able to expand or contract depending on demand of use. Charger provider,...

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4th May 2021

Ford Ready for European Customer E-Transit Trials

Ford is ready to begin customer trials in Europe of its new BEV van, the E-Transit. Prototypes of the all-electric version of the world’s best-selling cargo LCV will be...

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3rd May 2021

Transport Industry is ‘World’s Fastest Growing Emissions’ Culprit

Transport green house gas emissions are the world’s fastest growing source and have already returned to pre-pandemic levels. That’s the claim of a study by Kapsch TrafficCom which says...

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30th April 2021

Volvo and Daimler Lose Faith in BEV for Long-Haul Trucks

Volvo continues its refocusing on hydrogen fuel cell technology announcing a joint venture with Daimler Trucks to develop long-haul heavy-duty cargo vehicles. In creating the new entity called cellcentric,...

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27th April 2021

Renault Commits to Carbon Neutral Targets

Renault has committed to becoming carbon neutral in Europe by 2040 and worldwide in 2050. The pledge is part of the automaker’s ‘Renaulution’ production strategy and builds on three...

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26th April 2021

Fords Worst for Green House Gas in Europe, Study Claims

Ford has been named and shamed as Europe’s highest mass market producer of green houses gases per car sold in the market last year. That’s the claim of a...

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23rd April 2021

Diesel Powertrains will Reduce CO2 Quicker than BEVs, Forum Claims

Switching diesel vehicles to low carbon biofuels will reduce transportation CO2 emissions far quicker that a switch to BEVs. That’s the claim by US lobby group, the Diesel Technology...

21st April 2021

Maserati Unveils its First Electrified SUV

Maserati launched its first hybrid powered full-size SUV at the Shanghai International Auto Show 2021. The Maserati Levante Hybrid joins the Maserati Ghibli Hybrid in the Italian automaker’s electrified...

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