Engines

12th September 2022

Weekly Brief: Partnerships Hoping to Boost EV and AV Adoption

Mercedes-Benz and Rivian have reached an agreement to build electric vans together in Europe, turning a budding rivalry into a strategic partnership. The two plan to jointly run a...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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9th September 2022

Jeep’s All Electric Future Sees Four New BEVs

Jeep, the brand whose reputation was built on machismo back-woods and military rugged performance, has now pledged itself to a fully electric SUV future. It has announced a comprehensive...

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8th September 2022

Mahle to Debut Improved Commercial Fleet e-Motor at IAA

Powertrain specialist Mahle will unveil its latest e-motor aimed at forwarding the adoption of electric powertrains among commercial fleets. Its new SCT (superior continuous torque) motor will make its...

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7th September 2022

Williams Unveils Flexible BEV Hypercar Platform

Williams Advanced Engineering has unveiled its platform designed for builders of high performance BEV hypercars. Its EVR platform is focused on the growing electric hypercar sector, with a lightweight...

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7th September 2022

Lithium Mine Claims Annual 500K BEV Output Potential

North American fans of BEVs will welcome news that a lithium mine claims it will be able to produce enough of the battery ingredient to power 5M vehicles in...

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6th September 2022

Castrol’s JV to Accelerate Ultra-Fast Battery Charging

Castrol has entered a collaboration with a battery cell manufacturer in a bid to develop ultra-fast charging batteries to advance the adoption of zero tailgate emission vehicles. The lubricants...

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5th September 2022

Weekly Brief: Hydrogen Blows Back onto the Zero Emission Agenda

BMW is doubling down on the hydrogen car revolution. The carmaker sent its hydrogen-powered iX5 sport utility crossover into limited production last week. It plans to produce about 100...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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2nd September 2022

Eastern Europe Lags Behind in Automotive Transformation

The digital revolution in mobility has already changed the way politicians in Europe and other developed regions are thinking about the future and reducing carbon-based emissions. For example, a...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz

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2nd September 2022

Yamaha Goes Small with Latest e-Bike Drive Unit

Yamaha has launched its latest eBike drive train claiming improved power-to-weight performance in a much more compact format. Its new PWseries S2 drive unit claims and output of 55.3ft-lbs...

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1st September 2022

Retrofitting BEV Bus Powertrains Quick Fix for Fleets, Says Kleanbus

UK electric bus powertrain company, Kleanbus, has revealed its modular platform claiming to convert any bus, single or double decker, from ICE to zero emission quickly and cost-effectively. The...

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31st August 2022

Charging Corridors Could Boost Uptake of EV Trucking

The use of electrified vehicles for medium- and heavy-duty trucking brings a host of challenges, from size and weight of the batteries to the density of infrastructure required for...

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31st August 2022

Škoda 7-Seater BEV Points the Way in Rebrand

Škoda’s new long-range BEV concept is the car chosen to showcase the brand’s new logo and corporate identity as part of its strategy towards 2030. The Škoda Vision 7S...

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