Engines

31st July 2018

Toyota shows fuel-cell has legs with trucking

Toyota has waved its biggest flag yet for the hydrogen fuel-cell alternative to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) with the unveiling of a heavy duty truck boasting a range of...

23rd July 2018

UK EV Law Paves Way for Rapid Rollout of Charging Stations

The AEV Act is part of the UK's big push towards a future with autonomous, electrically powered vehicles.

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17th July 2018

Pininfarina Electric Concept Supercar Targets the Ultra-Rich

Forget about electric mobility for the masses: Pininfarina, the designer of the Ferrari, is planning a supercar aimed at tech titans with a top speed of 250mph.

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17th July 2018

Ricardo makes 50% performance hike for new e-motor

A low voltage motor for hybrid vehicles has been announced by Ricardo claiming a whopping 50% increase in performance compared to current production machines, writes Paul Myles. The strategic...

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16th July 2018

Tested: Ford Focus 2018 – 1.5-litre EcoBoost

Ford’s gasoline three-cylinder 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has been wildly successful winning multiple international awards and impressing consumers with its combination of performance economy and lightweight that helps the vehicles...

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11th July 2018

Tesla’s Shanghai Plant Reportedly to Produce 500K Vehicles Per Year

Tesla is struggling to meet production targets at home, but that hasn't stopped Elon Musk and his company from setting much higher goals for a proposed Chinese plant.

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3rd July 2018

Tesla Finally Passes Model 3 Production Goal

With a nail-biting finish, Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk produced more than 5,000 Model 3 sedans by the end of June to meet a crucial company goal.

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21st June 2018

Daimler Turning Fossil Fuel Relic Into Battery Storage Center

Daimler has announced an ambitious plan to turn a coal-fired power plant into a battery storage and recharging center that can supply additional energy to the power grid.

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30th May 2018

BMW GroundPad Makes Wireless Vehicle Charging Possible

Smartphones, toothbrushes, now your car – BMW ramps up production on the GroundPad wireless charging option for the company's 530e sedan.

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9th February 2018

Hyundai readying launch of Nexo fuel-cell vehicles

Hyundaiplans to launch its Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle in Korea in March, when it will begin taking orders for the replacement of the Tucson FCEV, WardsAuto has learned....

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8th January 2018

Ford drops diesel into F-150, finally

Ford’s best-selling pickup line-up kicks off 2018 with an all-new powertrain option in the form a first-ever-for-F-150 diesel engine. Debuting at the North American International Auto Show, the F-150...

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24th November 2017

The Big Story: For EV batteries, future is now

What’s up next for electric-vehicle batteries? More of the same and that means it’s far from over for lithium-ion. Although there’s much hype around lower-cost, longer-range batteries to come,...

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