Engines

15th January 2020

EV Battery Charges in Minutes With a Catch

EV drivers may soon be able to charge their car in just five minutes, a Californian tech company claims. However, as with everything, there’s a catch. The silicon-based lithium-ion...

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15th January 2020

Kia Attempts to Grab VW’s EV Limelight

Kia is attempting to hang on Volkswagen’s EV coat-tails by announcing an electrification strategy that will see it launch 11 new BEVs launched by 2025. While that is more...

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14th January 2020

Bentley’s Special Edition Celebrates 60 Years of 6¾-Liter Engine

Bentley’s final edition version of its flagship will be a homage to the world’s second longest-lived automotive engine – the 6¾-liter V8. The Mulsanne 6.75 Edition by Mulliner will...

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14th January 2020

Top Automakers Facing $16Bn in Climate Fines

Up to 13 carmakers brands are facing a total of $16Bn in fines for missing European CO₂ targets. That’s the assessment of industry analyst PA Consulting whose annual forecast...

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13th January 2020

Best-Selling Diesels Pump Out Dangerous Emissions, Study Claims

Some of the best-selling modern diesel powered cars are exploiting a legal loop hole to pump out levels of pollution that endanger the lives of urban dwellers. That’s the...

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13th January 2020

Oxford Claims First Charged UK Zero Emission Zone

Only zero emission vehicles will be allowed free of charge into the inner center of Oxford as the ancient city becomes the first in the UK to tax users...

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10th January 2020

Sustainability Could See Lead Acid Battery Resurgence

Fears over global warming and the requirement for sustainability could become the nail-in-the-coffin of lithium-ion batteries and see lead acid become dominant in BEV technology. That’s the suggestion being...

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10th January 2020

Fiat Chrysler Unveils First Mass Market Mild Hybrids

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has announced its first electrified mass market vehicles to hit the showroom, with two mild hybrid city cars. The electrified Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda...

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10th January 2020

Toyota Squeezes 257bhp From GR..rrrr Yaris

Toyota’s rally championship winning Yaris has come to the road boasting a whopping 257bhp for a car that began life as a micro-mini urban shopper. Now world’s away from...

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9th January 2020

Calls for More EV Chargers Disregards Possible Flat Demand

It has been claimed that there will need to be 15 times more EV chargers in the EU by 2030 if it is to go climate neutral, according to...

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9th January 2020

Renault’s Electrified Brussels Double Act

Renault will debut two electrified powertrains at 2020 Brussels Motor Show including a self-charging hybrid and a PHEV. The urban focused Clio E-Tech hybrid will target city dwellers with...

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7th January 2020

Mercedes Goes Avatar While Sony Eyes Up Automaking

Mercedes has unveiled a concept car at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, with the car featuring no steering wheel and ‘bionic flaps’ on the rear. These bionic flaps look...

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