Engines

30th July 2021

Mercedes World BEV debuts at the IAA

Mercedes-Benz plans an electrified assault on the upcoming IAA Mobility show in Munich, including the world debut of several BEV top premium contenders. Leading the charge will be the...

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29th July 2021

Johnson Matthey Mops up Bust BEV Outfit Targeting ‘Green’ Hydrogen

UK science company Johnson Matthey has bailed out a failed automotive battery developer hoping to use its expertise to create ‘green’ hydrogen. The company has taken over the assets...

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28th July 2021

Charging Profiteers and Fast Charge Battery Damage Threaten EV Take-Up

BEV owners could fall foul of unscrupulous profiteering when using public charging points for their vehicles. That’s the concern of UK members of Parliament who have called for safeguards...

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27th July 2021

Renault Shows Diesel has a Way to Go

While we are being told the future belongs to the BEV, in many markets the present is firmly diesel power as confirmed by Renault’s powertrain line-up for its new...

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27th July 2021

Wraps come off EAV’s Last Mile LCV

Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV) has unveiled its vision of last-mile urban delivery vehicles in the shape of its e-Cargo 2Cubed and RoRo models. These BEV light commercial vehicles...

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26th July 2021

REE Embarks on US BEV Expansion Plans

Advanced technology vehicle builder REE Automotive has settled on Austin, Texas, at its headquarters for its push into the US market. It is targeting a perceived growing demand for...

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23rd July 2021

Cut-Price Green Fuel Promise of “Turquoise” Hydrogen

Russian researchers have claimed they are able to split methane into hydrogen and solid carbon in a way that could be soon slash the cost of automotive grade hydrogen....

By Roma Nazarov

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23rd July 2021

Mercedes-Benz Plans Electric Strategy but Leaves ICE Door Open

Mercedes-Benz is the latest mainstream automaker to set out its electrification strategy promising to “go all electric” by the end of the decade. There is, however, one caveat right...

22nd July 2021

BEV van Hoping to Electrify Last Mile Deliveries

An electric LCV manufacturer is hoping to cash-in on the boom in last mile delivery demand with the launch if its BEV van. Electric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV), from...

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20th July 2021

EV Battery Swap Back in Vogue but For How Long?

Russia’s SberAutoTech has demonstrated a prototype of an urban mobility system named Flip, aimed at the robo-taxis and delivery markets. It is comprised of a hive of connected SAE...

By Roma Nazarov

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20th July 2021

Hydrogen Boost for use in Heavy Trucking

Hydrogen as a dominate factor in future heavy trucking powertrains has received a boost with the announcement that French energy giant TotalEnergies has joined its major lobby organization. As...

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16th July 2021

Abarth’s Lastest Pocket-Rocket Inspired by Formula 4

Abarth is bringing the tuning lessons of the race track to its latest hot-to-trot mini rocket, the Abarth F595. Its powertrain is a direct derivative of those powering the...

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