Technology

6th December 2019

US Motorists Least Likely to Go Electric

Motorists in the US are less likely to buy a vehicle with any type of electrified powertrain than other major industrialized nations. That’s the finding of a survey suggesting...

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5th December 2019

Porsche Developing Drivetrain With Four Electric Motors

Porsche is developing an electric drivetrain with four electric motors, for use on a future battery electric SUV from the premium German brand. This means there’s one motor per...

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4th December 2019

BEVs Unlikely to Reach Price Parity With ICE Any Time Soon

BEVs will be $5,000 more expensive to manufacture than comparable ICE vehicles in 2030 as battery costs continue to increase the price of developing an electric vehicle. This is...

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3rd December 2019

UK Project to Boost EV Power by Cutting Vibration

A project to explore ways to boost EV performance by reducing power sapping vibration has been started in the UK. British engineering specialist, Drive System Design (DSD) is the...

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3rd December 2019

Jaguar’s 570bhp V8 Star of New F-Type

Star of the facelift new Jaguar F-Type sportscar has to be its stonking V8 that elevates the car into the supercar arena. Boasting 570bhp, the 5.0-liter supercharged engine in...

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2nd December 2019

VW Adds Two-Wheel China Charm Offensive

Volkswagen’s motorcycle brand, Ducati, has followed its parent company’s charm offensive on the lucrative Chinese market with two models making their debuts this autumn. Leading the charge at the...

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2nd December 2019

EV Eco-System Not Ready for Mass Adoption

Mass market take-up of EVs is being stymied by a lack of a cohesive ecosystem, according to a major powertrain manufacturer. Julie Furber, vice–president of electrified power at Cummins, said: “The...

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29th November 2019

Rimac’s Second BEV Hypercar on Course for 2020 Launch

Rimac’s C_Two electric hypercar is on schedule to be available in late 2020, with the car’s official launch expected to be at next year’s Geneva Motor Show. As part...

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29th November 2019

Tested: Ford Mondeo Vignale HEV Estate – Built Tough By Mechanics

Who doesn’t enjoy a good long drive? Many passengers, that’s for sure, but for the dedicated motorist there are few greater pleasures than a ‘mission’ drive in a car...

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28th November 2019

Chery Announces Powertrain Charge With New Engines

Chinese automaker Chery has announced three new ICE-employing powertrains are on its drawing boards while unveiling its latest SUV concept. Its Chery Tiggo 7 was unveiled at the 17th...

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28th November 2019

Oxford Claims First Pop-Up Street EV Chargers

The university city of Oxford is claiming to have the world’s first working installations of retractable street EV chargers. Developers hope that the system will spread throughout the city...

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27th November 2019

Uber’s Urban Growth Results in CO2 Emissions Rise

The rise of Uber in city centres correlates with a rise in CO2, research has found. Transport and Environment found that Uber’s arrival in London, in 2012, led to...

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