Engines

28th August 2019

Diesel Powertrain Leads Way With Mercedes Coupé

Mercedes-Benz continues to champion the under-siege diesel powertrain, at least in Europe, with its latest GLE Coupé and Mercedes-AMG SUV. Making their global debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor...

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27th August 2019

Porsche ‘Invents’ Nürburgring Record for New BEV

Porsche has claimed a new Nürburgring-Nordschleife record, albeit one that the automaker has ‘invented’ to hand a virtual blue riband to its upcoming BEV sportscar. A Porsche Taycan has...

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27th August 2019

Hyundai Focuses on In-Car EV Scooter

Hyundai has once again shifted its gaze onto the burgeoning electric scooter market with the development of a new prototype to work in concert with its cars. Following on...

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27th August 2019

Aging Cars Show Why Automakers Push for EV

Latest auto ownership data will come as a worry to carmakers and also an added impetus to get more consumers into electric vehicles. IHS Markit research of the US...

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23rd August 2019

Chevrolet Boosts Range and Appeal of ‘Entry’ EV

Chevrolet has pushed the range of its mass-market long serving BEV, the Chevrolet Bolt, over the magic 250 mile mark. The distance is often cited as a key to...

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22nd August 2019

Seat’s Cupra Concept Joins EV Flood at Frankfurt

Seat’s performance sub-brand Cupra will unveil its first BEV concept focused on the driver experience. The Spanish carmaker has published the first interior picture of its zero emissions vehicle...

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22nd August 2019

Hyundai Offers Retro-Chic with BEV Concept

Hyundai says it has drawn inspiration from its first models launched in the 1970s to create the retro look of the concept BEV debuting at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor...

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22nd August 2019

Mercedes Mobility BEV Push With MPV

Much is being expected from Mercedes-Benz’s mobility future with the global reveal of its all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQV people carrier at the Frankfurt Motor Show 2019. The concept LCV shown...

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21st August 2019

Volvo Offers PHEV Powertrain to S60

Volvo has added PHEV power to its S60 premium executive cruiser range with the R-Design Plus model boasting a power output of 385bhp. The T8 Twin Engine, its marketing...

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21st August 2019

Audi RS 6 Mild Hybrid Hyper-Wagon

Audi has elevated the compact Sportwagon to a new hypercar-challenging level in the shape of the 598bhp mild hybrid Audi RS 6 Avant. Boasting a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 motor,...

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19th August 2019

Mercedes Launches Three Baby PHEVs

Mercedes-Benz has announced three compact urban plug-in hybrids to its electrified EQ range. The models sit in the A and B classes of Mercedes’ overall lineup. They all have...

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19th August 2019

Weekly Brief: A Milestone Week for Electric Vehicles in the UK

Something must be wrong here.  That’s the first thing I thought when I saw Phil Oakley’s article last week on TU Auto, whose headline declared that in the United...

Andrew Tolve

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