Engines

24th November 2020

McLaren Performance Hybrid in Showrooms Next Year

McLaren has named its upcoming hybrid supercar the Artura while devising a new electrified category the High-Performance Hybrid (HPH). This latest acronym together with the automaker’s statement trumpeting the...

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23rd November 2020

Fuel Cell Boost as Hyundai-Ineos Team Up

Hydrogen fuel cell roll-out has seen a boost this week with the cooperation agreement between Hyundai Motor Company and Ineos Automotive. The pair have signed of a memorandum of...

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23rd November 2020

Weekly Brief: GM Bets Big on EV Revolution

General Motors will invest $27Bn in electric vehicles by 2025, CEO Mary Barra announced last week. The carmaker will use that investment to rapidly expand its EV offerings in...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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20th November 2020

UK ICE Ban is Ill-Conceived

While UK headlines are full with green-movement organizations praising the nation’s government bringing forward an ICE ban, not everything has been thought through. This week the government confirmed that...

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19th November 2020

V8 for Jeep’s Most Powerful Wrangler

As the perfect antidote to growing government calls to ban ICE technology, Jeep has shoe-horned a whopping 6.4-liter gasoline V8 into the most powerful Wrangler it has ever produced....

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13th November 2020

Nissan Brings Back ICE Generator for Europe with Qashqai

Nissan’s third generation Qashqai compact SUV will be the first ICE generator powered electric powertrain in Europe since General Motors pulled the plug on the Vauxhall/Opel Ampera in 2015....

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13th November 2020

More Might From Audi’s TDI Titan

Audi has gifted even more muscle to its mighty SQ5 TDI diesel powerplant that now boasts 337bhp and claiming a 0-60mph sprint in just 5 seconds. In its latest...

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12th November 2020

Electrifying BMW X1 Revealed

BMW has brought its electrified ‘i’ family into the sales leading luxury SUV segment with reveal of its first European BMW iX. While still in the series development phase,...

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11th November 2020

Suppliers Partner-Up in BEV Platform Push

Two specialist automotive suppliers have come together to produce their own standalone BEV platform. REE Automotive and Iochpe-Maxion will co-develop and manufacture an unique wheel design and chassis solution...

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10th November 2020

EV Carmakers’ Role in the Energy Market

New EV battery costs are driving the second-life market in the energy storage industry which is saving large amounts on old car batteries. Much of those savings made by...

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9th November 2020

More Muscle For Toyota Hilux

Toyota has ramped up the pulling power of its Hilux pick-up truck with a new 2.8-liter diesel engine. It powers new top-of-the-range Invincible X and Invincible Double Cab models...

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6th November 2020

Bentley Spells Out its Battery Future

Bentley will only be marketing plug-in hybrid or battery electric cars by 2026 with an exclusive BEV range by the end of the decade. That’s the key pledge in...

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