Engines

10th July 2020

Hybrid Powertrains Predicted to Dominate Near Landscape

Hybrid powertrains are predicted to dominate global vehicle sales at least for the short- to medium-term. That’s the suggestion made by Frost & Sullivan’s analysis, Global Powertrain Outlook, 2020,...

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9th July 2020

Cupra Performance BEV Finally Comes to Market

Cupra, the performance sub-brand of Seat, has confirmed its new BEV hot-hatch will be the Cupra el-Born. The car closely follows the original concept which first saw the lights...

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8th July 2020

Heated Exhaust Claims Near Emission-Free ICE Starting

A new exhaust with a heated catalytic converter claims near zero emissions on cold engine start-up. Benteler’s system is aimed at meeting the European Union vehicle emission Euro-7 standard,...

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7th July 2020

Regulators’ Mad-Dash on Clean Air Boosts Li-Ion Appeal

Government and city regulators around the world are ensuring the dubious carbon-footprint of lithium-ion battery technology will be over-looked in the near term. In Frost & Sullivan’s report, Global...

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6th July 2020

Hyundai Markets First Hydrogen Truck in Europe

Hyundai has shipped ten models of the world’s first mass-produced hydrogen fuel-cell powered heavy-haulage truck to the European market. The Hyundai Xcient fuel cell trucks are the first of...

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2nd July 2020

BEV Motorcycle Record Attempt Sees Return to ‘Dustbin’ Fairings

Six-time world motorcycle champion and former MotoGP ace, Max Biaggi will, turn-back-the-clock when he attempts a BEV motorcycle speed record on a machine sporting a ‘dustbin’ fairing. The Wattman...

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2nd July 2020

Maserati Debuts F1’s Pre-Chamber Combustion for a Sportscar

Maserati will employ Formula One’s pre-combustion chamber technology for the first time in the sportscar class. Its Nettuno engine will feature in the Maserati MC20 super sportscar that will...

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1st July 2020

Electrification Could See Dealers Retreat into Used Car Market

The advance of electrification, burgeoning new technologies and the growth of carmaker agency retail models could see dealers veer off in to the used car market. That’s the opinion...

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30th June 2020

Mazda Justifies Limited Range MX-30 as Eco-Warrior

Mazda’s slimmed-down BEV’s recharge range is being used as a marketing tool for its new compact CUV, the MX-30. As reported after it launch at the 2019 Tokyo Motor...

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25th June 2020

JLR Joins World’s First Commercial Wireless Taxi Project

Jaguar Land Rover is to join the world’s first high-powered wireless taxi charging project using it I-Pace as a test mule. The program will be run by the Norwegian...

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25th June 2020

PHEV Powertrain Leads the Way with VW Arteon

A plug-in hybrid version of the face-lifted Volkswagen Arteon has been announced as the automaker seeks to extend its electrified powertrain offerings. Both the saloon and station wagon, or...

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23rd June 2020

Renault-Nissan Facing Claims of Emission Cheat Devices

Renault and Nissan have been accused of employing emission cheat devices to improve recorded pollution levels in both diesel and gasoline engines. A UK law firm has filed a...

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