Engines

25th February 2020

Racing EV Range Extender Set for Mass Market Roll-out

The Chinese creator of a turbine driven EV recharging range extender system plans to roll-out the race track technology to the mass market including passenger vehicles. Techrules, best known...

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25th February 2020

PHEV Powertrain for DS’s Luxury ‘Limo’

DS enters the luxury limousine segment with the launch of its range-topping DS 9 boasting PHEV powertrains. The beast is the PSA Group’s largest executive cruiser measuring of 16-feet...

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24th February 2020

High Tech Heritage Launches Planned for Geneva

Two heritage marques will use Geneva to launch their latest products ranging from the high-tech to the traditional. Firstly Automobili Pininfarina will present a strictly limited special edition of...

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24th February 2020

Weekly Brief: Tesla Rides Crest of Electrification Wave

Tesla’s newest vehicle, the Model Y crossover SUV, finally received its certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency last week. The Model Y’s range came in at 315 miles...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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21st February 2020

Seat’s Cupra Leon Brings Supercar Pace to the Masses

Spanish carmaker Seat brings supercar performance to the masses with a Cupra Leon boasting a 0-62mph sprint time of just 4.8 seconds. That type of performance would usually be...

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20th February 2020

Diesel Powertrain Remains for Kia Sorento

While news that the new fourth generation Kia Sorento will boast a self-charging hybrid powertrain option is less than surprising, its diesel sibling will raise a few eyebrows. The...

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19th February 2020

Renault to Unveil Morphoz BEV at Geneva

Renault has released what could be a grille detail of its latest concept BEV to be unveiled at next month’s 2020 Geneva Motor Show. Calling it Morphoz, the automaker...

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19th February 2020

Aiways First Glimpse of BEV Sports Concept

Chinese automaker Aiways has released the first artists’ renderings of its BEV sporting concept to make its world debut at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. Dubbed the U6ion it...

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19th February 2020

Mercedes-AMG 63 Coupe Gets Uprated V8 Mild Hybrid

Mercedes-AMG has extended its mild hybrid electrified powertrain to the new GLE 63 Coupé boasting up to 605bhp. The beast sports the brand’s EQ Boost starter-alternator 48-volt hybrid system...

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18th February 2020

‘Green Guilt’ Latest Weapon to Promote BEVs

Kia research suggest car owners could be shamed into switching to BEVs by ‘green guilt’ trips from their families and friends. The automaker’s survey of UK automotive consumers found...

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18th February 2020

Toyota to Debut Compact SUV at Geneva

Toyota will use the 2020 Geneva Motor Show for the world debut of a new compact urban SUV. It says all its experience of building large SUVs will be...

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17th February 2020

Czinger Hybrid to Claim World’s Most Powerful Crown

A Californian sportscar start-up will unveil what it claims will be the world’s most powerful car boasting more than 1,230bhp and a 0-62mph sprint time of under two seconds....

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