Engines

16th January 2023

Toyota Joins Retrofit EV Powertrain Push

Picture: Toyota president Akio Toyoda with classic Corollas converted to BEV and FCEV. Credit Reuters/Kim Kyung-Hoon While dropping electric powertrains into old cars is clearly a gross act of...

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13th January 2023

Mazda Rotary Claims Green Credentials in PHEV Powertrain

Mazda has released comprehensive details of its rotary motor assisted PHEV powertrain deployed in the Mazda MX-30 eSkyactive R-EV unveiled at the Brussel Motor Show this week. This powertrain...

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12th January 2023

Heavyweight BEV Safety Issues Investigated in US

US road safety regulators have begun investigating the increased danger to pedestrians and other road users from heavier BEVs. Reuters reports that US National Transportation Safety Board chair Jennifer...

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12th January 2023

Suzuki Unveils First Global BEV Concept in India

While several automakers have decamped from the volatile Indian market, Suzuki is targeting the populous nation with the world premiere of its first BEV. The Japanese carmaker unveiled its...

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11th January 2023

Tested: Audi SQ5 Review – Highs and Lows of Today’s Technology

Driving the latest version of Audi’s sporting mid-sized SUV, it’s very soon that you will see the epic highs and miserable lows of automotive technology currently on our roads....

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11th January 2023

Volkswagen Global Sales Slump but Surge in BEVs

Volkswagen says its sales of BEV models has increased by nearly a quarter year-on-year clocking up 330,000 units world-wide. The automaker says sales grew by 23.6% while its deliveries...

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10th January 2023

McLaren Pairs its Performance BEV Inverter to In-Wheel Tech

McLaren is turning to in-wheel motors to marry with its high-performance inverters to power future BEV applications. The iconic Formula One brand, now under the banner McLaren Applied, has...

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9th January 2023

Mazda Revives the Rotary ICE for Europe

Petrol-heads the world over could soon stop having to mourn the passing of the rotary engine with Mazda promising it will return. The Japanese automaker champion of the rotary...

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9th January 2023

Automakers Dominate Debuts at CES 2023

After two years of pandemic interference, the Consumer Electronics Show was back in full force last week with a larger than ever automotive presence. More than 300 auto-related presenters...

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6th January 2023

Peugeot Teases US with BEV Concept Debut

Probably the most striking aspect of Peugeot’s debut of its Inception Concept car at 2023 Consumer Electronics Show is why the brand chose the Las Vegas event. That’s because...

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5th January 2023

ZF Launches Heated Seat Belts to Extend BEV Range

ZF has developed a heated seat belt option for electric vehicles. This technology allows drivers to reduce the energy used to heat the vehicle — especially in combination with...

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4th January 2023

Volkswagen Debuts Luxury BEV Sedan at CES

Volkswagen unveiled its latest concept hoping to join its BEV family at the 2023 Consumer Electronics Show in the shape of the ID.7 luxury sedan. While was shown in...

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