Engines

24th June 2022

Recall as ‘Wheels Come Off’ Toyota’s First BEV

Toyota is having to recall the early production models of its first BEV owing to faulty wheels that are at risk of falling off the vehicle. The BBC reports...

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23rd June 2022

New BEV Powertrain in Polestar 5 to Run at Goodwood

Polestar will showcase a new electric powertrain for its prototype Polestar 5 making its first public debut at the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK. This high-performance...

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23rd June 2022

Hyundai Reveals First Sneak Peek at Latest BEV

Hyundai has published the first official concept sketches of its proposed latest BEV, the Ioniq 6. The concept images suggests a radically streamlined silhouette albeit one yet to be...

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22nd June 2022

China First to Get Volkswagen’s BEV Limo

Volkswagen has released its first official renderings of the latest addition to its ID. family, a battery electric limousine to launch initially in the Chinese market. The ID. Aero...

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22nd June 2022

PHEV and Gasoline Power Peugeot’s New 408

Plug-in hybrid and gasoline powertrains are the launch choices of Peugeot’s new midsized hatchback, the 408. Dubbed a ‘fastback’ thanks to its coupésque rear styling, the 408 offers two...

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20th June 2022

Weekly Brief: Just as EVs Should be Winning, Survival Seems Best Hope

Electric Last Mile Solutions has thrown in the towel and filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The start-up focused on commercial EVs and was working to bring its first electric...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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20th June 2022

Volvo Trucks Adds Hydrogen Fuel-Cell to its Range

Volvo Trucks is keeping all its zero-emission vehicle options open with the unveiling of its latest truck with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain. The automaker already today offers battery electric...

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17th June 2022

Norton Commits to Lightweight E-Motorcycle Future

Iconic British motorcycle brand, Norton, has committed to developing a new range of electric motorcycles to be built in England. Norton has been awarded funding by Advanced Propulsion Centre...

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16th June 2022

Audi e-tron Second-Life Batteries to Power Indian Rickshaws

Audi plans to send its second-life BEV automotive batteries to India to help clean up the huge rickshaw transportation market with zero emission powertrains. The news will come as...

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13th June 2022

Stellantis Claims On-The-Go Charging a Reality

Stellantis claims its ‘Scalextric’ on-the-go EV charging project has shown the system is a fully robust and practical solution after months of testing. As TU-Automotive reported in December, the...

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10th June 2022

New Scania BEV Trucks Highlight its Electric Future

Scania has announced two new BEV trucks that reflect its forward-looking production strategy. Both vehicles are designed to encourage customers make the switch from ICE powered trucks covering their...

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10th June 2022

Volkswagen’s Multiple Recyclable Battery Components

Volkswagen is hoping to pioneer the multiple recycling of automotive battery components to reduce waste and production CO2 emissions. With partners from the industrial and scientific communities, it wants...

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