Engines

6th September 2018

The Tech Inside a $3 Million Bugatti Chiron

The Bugatti Chiron doesn’t have a single part made of plastic and there are diamonds in the speakers. Automotive reporter Jaclyn Trop took this 1,500 horsepower beast for a...

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5th September 2018

Mercedes Pointer to EVs as Mainstream

The market for all-electric luxury vehicles is starting to heat up, with Daimler announcing a battery-powered Mercedes crossover SUV as BMW and Audi prepare their own new models. Daimler...

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5th September 2018

At Last Mercedes Enters the EV Bull-Pit

It might be seen as something of a Johnnie-come-lately but Mercedes-Benz, two years after showing its first all-electric concept vehicle at the Paris Motor Show, has unveiled its new...

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3rd September 2018

Weekly Brief: Even a ‘Supercar’ Made of Lego is Now Possible

Don’t try to predict the future of automobiles these days, says Andew Tolve. Guessing what the future will look like is a dangerous business. Just look at the Bugatti...

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30th August 2018

Pebble Beach: Still Classic, Still Luxury, Now All-Electric

While the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance remains a tentpole on the calendar of classic car aficionados, this year luxury carmakers unveiled a number of high-end, fully electric vehicles.

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29th August 2018

Daimler Joins Electric Supercar Shootout with Vision EQ Silver Arrow

Evoking the glorious roadsters of yesteryear with 21st century horsepower, the Vision EQ Silver Arrow is an all-electric supercar for one. Storied German automaker Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles,...

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27th August 2018

Audi’s EV Power Race Proves Bigger Still Better in Autos

The triple battery electric roadster is aimed at racing aficionados. It may lack luxury trappings but it shines with state-of-the-art technical specs. German automaker Audi took the wraps off...

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20th August 2018

Being at End of ICE Age, Doesn’t Mean Anytime Soon

Alternative fuels are gaining popularity but combustion engines will still rule the roost for many years yet, Eric Volkman discovers. Is the internal combustion engine (ICE) roaring towards extinction...

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20th August 2018

Domestic EV Charger Makes Old Tech ‘Smart’

One of the biggest stumbling blocks to consumers thinking of electric vehicles as family transport are a myriad of charging issues, among them the problem of overloading domestic electricity...

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Utility EV from Tropos Claims Quadrupled Range
20th August 2018

Utility EV from Tropos Claims Quadrupled Range

Tropos Motors has launched a new electric low-speed vehicle (LSV), claiming a range four-times greater than previous incarnations. The company claims the ABLE XR, part of its eXtended Range,...

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9th August 2018

Performance e-Concept from Infiniti for Pebble Beach

Nissan’s premium sub-brand, Infiniti is promising to make a few sparks fly with a new fully electric performance car concept to be unveiled at one of summer’s top auto...

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7th August 2018

Efficiency Boost Claimed by Mahle Variable Valve Timing System

A new variable valve timing system claims to offer performance enhancing properties across management of exhaust gas temperature and save fuel or even an engine braking function. The Mahle...

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