Engines

3rd February 2023

Xpeng Launches Range-Topping BEVs into Europe

Xpeng hopes to lead the Chinese BEV manufacturer charge into Europe with the launch of sales of two of its range-topping models on the continent. The automaker has announced...

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2nd February 2023

Nissan turns Virtual BEV Concept into Metal

Nissan will display a physical concept car that had previously been unveiled only in virtual form at its Nissan Futures mobility event this year in Japan. The February-long event...

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31st January 2023

Volvo Turns to BEV Commercial Vehicle Designer

Volvo Cars has turned to a commercial vehicle designer to head up its global design ambitions as it transitions into a BEV manufacturer. The company has appointed Jeremy Offer...

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30th January 2023

Ford Follows Tesla with BEV Price Cuts

Ford has joined the race to slash forecourt prices of BEVs slicing up to $5,900 off the sticker price of its Mustang Mach-E SUV. The move comes in response...

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30th January 2023

Weekly Brief: Toyota CEO Change Playing Catch-Up on BEVs?

Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda will step down in April to make way for new CEO Koji Sato, who currently serves as president of Toyota’s Lexus division. Toyoda has helmed...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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26th January 2023

Automakers Against Stampede to BEV Dominance

When the president of the world’s biggest carmaker talks, people listen. So, when Akio Toyoda said, in September of last year, that bans on ICE cars within 10 to...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

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26th January 2023

Turbo Tweaks Boost BMW M3 CS Power Output

BMW has launched the latest iteration of its special-edition performance M3 CS model claiming 542bhp from its six-cylinder in-line gasoline engine. With lightweight construction, the new BMW M3 CS...

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25th January 2023

China-Driven Electric Hype Boosts EV Market in Russia

Two new BEV brands were established in Russia in 2022 and mass production launched owing to technological support from Chinese automakers. In September, Russian automaker Motorinvest launched production of...

By Roma Nazarov

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25th January 2023

Better Motors, Batteries and Power with new Polestar 2

Polestar has up graded the performance of its Polestar 2 with its latest facelift now boasting a claimed 469bhp in its highest performance version. For the 2024 model year,...

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23rd January 2023

Weekly Brief: Tesla Troubles Off-Set By Profit Margins

For a man who subscribes to the Trumpian notion that any attention is good attention, few will see a positive spin on last week for Elon Musk. First, news...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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23rd January 2023

Aptera Claims will be First to Solar Car Series Production

While solar assisted car company Sono Motors has grabbed most of the headlines, it’s US rival Aptera Motors that’s claiming to be bringing series production of a vehicle first...

20th January 2023

EV Owners Risk Punishing UK Public Charge Fees, AA

A UK motoring organization has warned EV consumers that they currently could be paying more for a slow charge on public systems than an ultra-fast one. The Automobile Association...

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