Engines

13th December 2019

Toyota Brings Rally Race Yaris to the Road

Toyota is bringing its baby rally-race star to the road in the shape of the Toyota GR Yaris making its world debut in January. The car will be officially...

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12th December 2019

Porsche Challenges Taycan EPA Figures With Independent Assessment

Porsche commissioned its own independent test of the Taycan Turbo’s electric range after the US EPA estimated it at a low 201 miles. The independent test, conducted by automotive...

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12th December 2019

Fisker Claims Coast-to-Coast Potential With Charger Tie-Up

Fisker claims a tie-up with an EV charger network could see its upcoming Ocean SUV achieve coast-to-coast touring capabilities. The Fisker Ocean will make its global debut at the...

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11th December 2019

Calls for Government to Tax ICE off the Road

Internal combustion engine vehicles should be taxed off the road, according to an automotive analyst. Matt Finch from the The Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit told TU-Automotive: “Weight tax...

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11th December 2019

Rev Hungry V8 Powers BMW M8 Competition Models

BMW’s tuning shop, BMW M, has made its first luxury sports model in the shape of the new BMW M8 Competition Coupé and Convertible. Both boast a high-revving 620bhp...

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11th December 2019

Volvo Target Construction With BEV Truck Concepts

Volvo Trucks is targeting the construction industry in a bid to bring less polluting heavy transport into rapidly expanding city developments. It says its electrified trucking options are now...

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10th December 2019

Gordon Murray’s T.50 Supercar To Have Highest-Revving V12

Former F1 designer Gordon Murray’s T.50 supercar will have the highest revving, lightest road-legal V12 ever produced. The car, designed by Murray and his company, Gordon Murray Design, will...

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10th December 2019

Average Annual UK Tailpipe Emissions Increase Over Three Years

Average UK tailpipe emissions have been increasing, not decreasing, for the previous three years, a UK government-commissioned report has found. The cause, the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) says,...

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9th December 2019

Jaguar I-Pace Will Get Small Range-Increasing OTA Update

Jaguar I-Pace owners will get an early Christmas present in the form of a range-increasing over-the-air update. The update will add 12 miles of range, roughly 8% of the...

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9th December 2019

McLaren Racer-for-the-Road Enjoys ‘Liberated’ Powertrain

McLaren has launched a road version of its racing car that boasts more horsepower than its circuit sibling. Liberated from race series regulations, the road legal 620R claims 610bhp...

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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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