Technology

21st October 2019

Hyundai Claims First AI Cruise Control

Hyundai has claimed to have created the world’s first cruise control system that employs machine learning and AI. The automaker’s new adaptive cruise control claims to be able to...

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21st October 2019

Five-Times More Torque Claimed by EV Motor

A Texan engineering company claims to have increased electric motor torque performance by five-fold. Linear Labs’ Hunstable Electric Turbine (HET)  also claims to be smaller and lighter than traditional electric motors and able...

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21st October 2019

Polestar Back to Roots as Volvo Tune Shop

Its good to see Polestar is maintaining its role as the tuning shop for the Volvo brand despite being billed as the standalone BEV automaker. That’s because under the...

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18th October 2019

Kit-Car Builders Offered ‘Turn-Key’ EV Powertrains

EV technology is turning its hand to kit cars with a UK company claiming to have developed a ‘turn-key’ powertrain. Built by Swindon Powertrain, the system can be bought...

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18th October 2019

Historic Vehicle Body Slams BEV Conversions

A leading body dedicated to preserving historic vehicles has slammed the growing trend to convert them to BEV powertrains. In a trend that many classic vehicle fans would consider...

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18th October 2019

EV Push Spawns First Electric Turbo-Charger

In response to the growth of electrified powertrains, forced induction specialist Garrett has launched what it claims is the world’s first electric turbo-charger. Instead of being driven off the...

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18th October 2019

High Compression ICE Claiming 60% Efficiency Hike

A start-up claims to have constructed a oil fueled ICE that boosts like-for-like performance by nearly 60% even before it has built a website. The as yet unheard of...

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17th October 2019

PSA Promises New BEV LCV Across its Brands

PSA Group has promised an all-electric optional powertrain for its popular medium sized LCV will be brought to market next year. The panel van, badged Peugeot Expert, Citroën Dispatch,...

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17th October 2019

Volvo Publishes Powertrain Details of Its First BEV

Volvo has released details of the BEV powertrain for its fully electric version of the Volvo XC40, the first battery-only vehicle in its range. The Volvo XC40 Recharge, a...

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17th October 2019

Toyota Unveils Production-Ready Ultra Compact City BEV

Toyota looks like joining the race for micro BEV urban transportation with the launch of a new, production-ready, vehicle at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. The car, joins others...

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16th October 2019

Toyota Shows ICE in Hybrids Has Long Way to Go

Toyota’s fourth generation Yaris shows that ICE technology will be on the road for some time yet in its role in modern hybrid systems. That’s because its latest 1.5-liter...

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15th October 2019

Iconic Morris J-Type Van Reimagined as an EV

Morris, the classic British motoring brand, is set to make a comeback with a new electrified J-Type van. The name will be familiar to British motoring enthusiasts, with Morris...

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