Engines

2nd August 2019

IndyCar’s U-Turn on Hybrid Tech

IndyCar has announced it will introduce a single-source hybrid system to its engines for the 2022 racing season. This move echoes that of the world’s other top open-wheel race...

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2nd August 2019

Zetta Plans BEV For The Masses

While most automakers today are turning their gaze to growth in the Chinese market, one Russian carmaker is looking nearer to home. CEO of start-up Zetta, Denis Shchurovsky, has...

By Roma Nazarov

1st August 2019

Audi Unveils Entry-Level E-Tron BEV

Audi has introduced an ‘entry-level’ e-tron to its model range with smaller battery pack clearly aimed at cost-conscious urban consumers. With a reduced range of 186 miles from a...

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31st July 2019

Land Rover Factory Engine Tune for Old Defenders

As proof Land Rover has not lost faith with its oldest, most iconic model, the SUV maker has announced factory upgrade kits for old Defenders including an engine power...

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30th July 2019

Ford Follows Nissan Into Home Charging Offer

Ford is following in the electric foot-steps of Nissan with a deal offering its own electrified vehicle owners one-stop charging solution. Nissan has been involved in home and work...

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29th July 2019

For Manufacturers, BTCC’s Hybrid Push Is Only Good News

The UK’s top-level touring car series, the British Touring Car Championship, will introduce hybrid power units in 2022 as the organizers look to reduce carbon emissions. While the engines...

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29th July 2019

2020 Audi S6 Has Twin-Turbo V6 and Mild Hybrid

The US model of the 2020 Audi S6 will feature a twin-turbo 2.9-liter V6, making 433bhp and 443 lb-ft, with a 48-volt mild hybrid to assist in the low...

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29th July 2019

Vauxhall’s EV Future Outside UK Post Brexit

Vauxhall’s electrification strategy is hanging in the balance now that its parent company questions the viability of maintaining a UK production base in a hard Brexit. The Financial Times...

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26th July 2019

Toyota Unveils Olympic EV People Mover

Toyota has released details of its fully accessible people mover vehicle that will help ferry athletes and visitors to the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020. Dubbed an ‘Accessible...

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25th July 2019

Fisker’s First Solid State BEV

Fisker has shown off teaser images of its first BEV with solid-state battery and which also follows Hyundai’s lead by featuring a solar panel roof. The car claims to...

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24th July 2019

Premium Historic Brand Launches PHEV Hypercar

A historic premium car brand plans to make its return to vehicle production with a PHEV hypercar. Established in 1899, Austro Daimler was a significant Austro-Hungarian automaker that became...

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24th July 2019

Diesel Sales Thriving in US Pickup Truck Market

While sales of diesel engined vehicles in Europe continue to slide, the US full-size pickup truck is bucking the trend. Data published by the Diesel Technology Forum claims US...

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