Engines

1st February 2019

Geely Nabs JLR Design Guru For UK EV Plans

Flying in the face of the UK’s Brexit woes, EV focused Chinese manufacturer Geely is beefing up its design studio in the country with the signing of a former...

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Volkswagen Debuts Dune Buggy Aimed at Modders
31st January 2019

Volkswagen Debuts Dune Buggy Aimed at Modders

Volkswagen is to preview an EV concept car it hopes will usher in a new era of indie-garage dune buggy designs harking back to the Californian Beach Boys scene...

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31st January 2019

Advanced Diesels Could Be Winners in EU Test Regulation

Independent vehicle emission testing bodies could play a key role in consumer choices thanks to a change in European Union regulations. Ironically, while many will see this as a...

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VW’s Diesel Sales Rose 10% in 2018
30th January 2019

VW’s Diesel Sales Rose 10% in 2018

Volkswagen has announced sales of its diesel passenger vehicles increased by 10% in Germany last year. According to a statement from the automaker, 43% of Volkswagen Passenger Cars’ incoming...

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30th January 2019

Bosch Teams Up With Solar EV Automaker

German electronics giant Bosch has teamed up with a prospective EV automaker that incorporates solar panels into its cars to boost range. Sono Motors has announced that Bosch will...

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29th January 2019

VW Rolls Out Ultra Green Electric Tariff

Volkswagen’s EV customers in Germany will be able to claim extra green credentials with the roll out of a sustainable electric tariff by its energy subsidiary. The group’s Elli...

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Volkswagen Flexible Charging Stations Entering Production in 2020
29th January 2019

Volkswagen Flexible Charging Stations Entering Production in 2020

Volkswagen has announced its “flexible” rapid electric vehicle chargers will enter series production from next year. The automaker has said development of the chargers will be carried out at...

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29th January 2019

Mitsubishi SUV Concept a Full EV?

Mitsubishi has given a sneak peek of its alternative powertrain concept SUV that will be unveiled at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in March. The concept is dubbed...

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24th January 2019

BorgWarner EV Drive Module Claims Next Step For Powertrains

World renowned transmission specialist BorgWarner claims to have developed a new drive module that will take EV powertrains to the next step in efficiency. Its fully integrated drive module...

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23rd January 2019

VW Pumps $10M into Battery Tech Start-Up

Volkswagen is pumping $10M into an American start-up that is trying to boost performance of EV batteries. The German carmaker has made the investment in Forge Nano which is...

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23rd January 2019

Toyota Teams Up With Panasonic in EV Battery Business

Japanese giants Toyota and Panasonic want to enter a joint venture in a bid to produce industry leading EV batteries. Assuming the deal gets ratified by the relevant authorities,...

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23rd January 2019

Honda’s EV Prototype Points Way For Global Strategy

Honda will unveil a new EV that could be pointing the way the Japanese manufacturer will be heading for its global markets. Because, while all Japanese producers will be...

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