Technology

3rd April 2020

GM and Honda Team Up to Accelerate BEV Output

General Motors and Honda have teamed-up in production to boost both companies’ chances of developing the next generation BEVs. The agreement will see the pair use GM’s global EV...

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31st March 2020

Mazda Pushes Carbon-Neutral ICE Bio Fuels

Mazda is fighting-the-good-fight for ICE technology by exploring the commercial viability of carbon neutral bio-fuels from micro-algae. This is important news for the automotive industry because while some nations...

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30th March 2020

BYD Claims Destruction-Safe EV Battery

A Chinese battery manufacturer and automaker claims its latest automotive grade product won’t ignite even when a nail is driven through it. BYD said it created the Blade Battery...

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30th March 2020

BMW Reveals its Vision of a Hydrogen Future

BMW has revealed its vision of a hydrogen fuel cell powertrain solution for its future products. The BMW i Hydrogen Next concept powertrain generates up to 166bhp while it...

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30th March 2020

Weekly Brief: Carmakers’ Switch to Respirator Production Gives Us All Hope

A week after shutting down their manufacturing operations owing to the coronavirus pandemic, many carmakers found themselves planning to re-open their factories last week. However, this time they plan...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

27th March 2020

Honda Jazz Designed as ‘Glimpse into a Cleaner Future’

Honda sees its new Jazz as a future-proof platform to cope with increased environmental concerns and the change in consumer mobility models. That’s the mission its lead project designer...

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27th March 2020

Hyundai First Roof Air Bag Nears Market Readiness

Hyundai claims it is near to bringing the world’s first roofline passenger airbag system to market. Its standalone component supply company, Hyundai Mobis, is now engaged in production assessments...

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25th March 2020

Executive Cruisers Not Yet Ready for BEV, Says DS

The PSA Group’s largest executive cruiser was launched as a PHEV because its engineers still don’t see BEV as a practical long distance option. That’s the opinion of Vincent...

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24th March 2020

Polestar Starts BEV Production Expecting Europe Bounce Back

Polestar is anticipating a swift recovery in demand for its BEV products post-virus with the start of vehicle production to serve global markets. Production of the all-electric Polestar 2...

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24th March 2020

More Details on Aston Martin’s V6 for Hybrid Valhalla

Aston Martin says its in-house built V6 ICE planned for the hybrid powertrain of the upcoming Valhalla hypercar will be Euro 7 compliant. The gasoline 3.0-liter motor is expected...

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24th March 2020

Hyundai’s Radar to Protect ‘Forgotten Kids’

Hyundai’s component producer claims to have developed a radar system that could end the risk of children being left forgotten in the back of cars. There have been several...

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23rd March 2020

Toyota Teams Up to Push Fuel Cell Truck Development

Toyota has teamed up with a specialist truck builder to advance its plans for a market-ready fuel cell heavy goods vehicle. With Hino Motors, the automaker has agreed to...

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