Engines

11th September 2020

Maserati Lightweights to new Performance Heights

Maserati’s latest super-sports car owes as much to an extensive lightweighting program for its performance as its powerful V6 motor. While the MC20’s gasoline new 3.0-liter twin-turbo Nettuno engine...

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10th September 2020

PHEV Becomes Most Powerful Land Rover Defender

The first plug-in hybrid Land Rover Defender is also the most powerful in the new line-up. New Defender P400e uses a powertrain combining a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and...

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9th September 2020

Alliance Bids to Electrify Uber in Europe

Renault and Nissan are aiming to electrify Uber’s European fleet in a bid to clean up the continent’s urban air quality. Within their Alliance, they have signed a memorandum...

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9th September 2020

Bentley Fires Up Homage to its 4½-Liter ‘Blower’

Bentley’s homage to the iconic supercharged 4½-Liter ‘Blower’ engine has been fired up for the first time at its Crewe plant. Yet, despite being an “exact” copy of the...

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4th September 2020

PSA Enters Race for Cheap Battery Production

The PSA Group has entered the race to build cheap locally sourced BEV batteries with the formation of a joint venture with energy giant Total/Saft. The partnership sets up...

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3rd September 2020

Bosch Outlines Fuel Cell’s Vital Powertrain Role

Bosch has nailed its colors to the hydrogen fuel cell mast at least in terms of powertrains for heavy-duty vehicles. The German automotive supply giant in a statement asks:...

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2nd September 2020

Tested: Kia Rio 1.0 T-GDi GT-Line Accelerating Tech and Tradition

It’s a sign of the times for the automotive industry when the ‘highlights’ of a modern car are usually to be found inside the cabin rather than under the...

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1st September 2020

Toyota Land Cruiser Gets More Grunt

Toyota has ramped up the power for its long-serving off-road stalwart, the Toyota Land Cruiser. The SUV, praised around the globe for its durability and dirt-track prowess, now gets...

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31st August 2020

GAC Unveils First Fuel Cell Contender

Chinese automaker GAC has unveiled its first hydrogen fuel cell concept as it hedges its bets in the EV market. The move opens up the prospect of the carmaker...

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27th August 2020

Mahindra Buys into BEV Mobility

Indian automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra is buying its way into electric mobility by teaming up with a BEV powertrain specialist. The automaker has signed a memorandum of understanding...

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26th August 2020

Mild-Hybrid Diesel Heads up Land Rover Discovery Sport Options

Mild-hybrid diesel powertrains have been added to the choice of engines for the new Land Rover Discovery Sport line-up. The premium compact SUV now gets next-generation mild-hybrid Ingenium diesel...

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25th August 2020

McLaren to Ditch ICE by 2030

Racing icon carmaker McLaren will end production of all ICE powertrains by 2030 pledging to a BEV future. The British supercar manufacturer and doyen of the Formula One race...

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