Technology

14th August 2020

Dreams of ‘Free’ Electric Energy a Long Way Off

Since 2019 the term ‘self-charging hybrid car’ has been touted by most of the top automaker brands. With the future of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), being electric the...

By Graham Jarvis

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14th August 2020

BMW Extends 5-Series PHEV Range

BMW’s 5 Series now features more PHEV powertrains than any other of its model range. The automaker will increase the PHEV offering from two to five models by November...

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13th August 2020

Automakers Risk Missing Diesel Boat in India

Automakers have been warned not to can all its diesel powertrains for its products in India because the demand remains for many consumers. While admitting rising costs and tightening...

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12th August 2020

HiPhi Unveils Machine-Learning BEV

Chinese automaker, HiPhi, has unveiled what it claims is the world’s first machine learning SUV ahead of its debut at the 2020 Beijing Auto Show. The brand, wholly owned...

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12th August 2020

Hackers Must Keep Tearing Cars Apart

Carmakers need to ask software hackers to ‘tear their cars apart’ to make sure the products are cyber secure. That’s the view of Casey Ellis, CTO and founder of...

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11th August 2020

Hybrid Powerboost for Updated Suzuki Ignis

Suzuki has focused on improved power-to-weight statistics for its facelifted self-charging hybrid Ignis compact SUV. The extra power is there to enhance the car’s more rugged, utilitarian styling hinting...

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10th August 2020

Hyundai Latest to Join BEV Sub-Branding

Hyundai is joining the ranks of automaker’s hiving off their all-electric products into a sub-brand. Following in the wheel tracks of Volvo’s Polestar and Aston Martin’s Lagonda, the Korean...

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10th August 2020

Weekly Brief: Levandowski – Once Upon Today in America

Former Waymo and Uber self-driving car-whiz kid, Anthony Levandowski was sentenced last week to 18 months in federal prison for stealing trade secrets. Levandowski will also pay a $95,000...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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7th August 2020

Cadillac Reveals First in Family of Luxury BEVs

Cadillac has unveiled what it says is the first in a family of upcoming luxury BEVs in the shape of its Lyriq crossover. The motor employs General Motor’s new...

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6th August 2020

Bentley Starts Three-Year BEV Powertrain Study

Bentley is taking the first tentative steps towards a full BEV powertrain for its luxury cars by announcing a three-year research study into employing a new e-axle. The iconic...

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5th August 2020

Traffic Data Cyber-Security Works… For Now

Russian company Quanttelecom is developing a quantum communication technology for protection of transport-related data against man-in-the-middle attacks. So far, the developer has made three real-world implementations in the national...

By Roma Nazarov

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5th August 2020

Gordon Murray Unveils Most Energy Dense ICE Hypercar

Veteran racing car designer, Gordon Murray has finally unveiled his T.50 hypercar claiming the world’s lightest and most power dense road V12 ICE ever produced. The naturally aspirated 3.9-liter...

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