Engines

17th October 2019

Toyota Unveils Production-Ready Ultra Compact City BEV

Toyota looks like joining the race for micro BEV urban transportation with the launch of a new, production-ready, vehicle at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show. The car, joins others...

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16th October 2019

Toyota Shows ICE in Hybrids Has Long Way to Go

Toyota’s fourth generation Yaris shows that ICE technology will be on the road for some time yet in its role in modern hybrid systems. That’s because its latest 1.5-liter...

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15th October 2019

Iconic Morris J-Type Van Reimagined as an EV

Morris, the classic British motoring brand, is set to make a comeback with a new electrified J-Type van. The name will be familiar to British motoring enthusiasts, with Morris...

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15th October 2019

Cummins Unveils Low Profile Bus Battery Pack

Automotive supply giant Cummins will debut its low-profile battery pack to boost the production of BEV buses. It will unveil the battery as part of its ‘Next Generation Battery...

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11th October 2019

Seat Explores Fuel From Waste

Spanish automaker Seat is raiding local authority landfill sites to explore whether biomethane can become a commercially viable alternative ICE fuel. The carmaker will participate until 2023 in the...

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11th October 2019

Toyota Keeps Hydrogen Faith With New Mirai

Toyota has reaffirmed its commitment to hydrogen fuel cell powertrains with the world debut of its second generation Mirai whose makeover is decidedly sporting. The saloon will be unveiled...

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10th October 2019

Lexus to Reveal Luxury BEV Concept

Lexus has released one of the most bizarre teaser pictures seen to announce a new luxury BEV concept. In a bid to challenge the viewer’s perception, the up-turned ice...

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9th October 2019

Flexible Charge Point Access Key to EV Adoption, Says Ford

The ability to plug in a BEV wherever there is a charge point is one of the key factors in persuading consumers to go electric. That’s the opinion of...

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9th October 2019

Bosch’s Mini-Explosions to Make Crashed BEVs Safer

A system that sets off a series of explosions in a BEV is claiming to reduce the risk of a devastating fire or electrocution in the event of a...

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8th October 2019

Polestar R-Amps Up its Power

Polestar is sticking true to its performance car roots with the launch of a power pack upgrade for the new Polestar 2. Leading the performance charge is an electric...

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8th October 2019

Bosch Views ‘Leap’ in BEV Technology

Bosch is claiming semiconductors made from silicon carbide could be the breakthrough in BEV performance the industry is waiting for. The German automotive supply giant says the semiconductors it...

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7th October 2019

EV Charging Requires Mindset Change

EV owners have to change the way they expect to ‘refuel’ before the industry can expect to accelerate take up of the technology. That’s the view of Dutch charging...

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