Engines

30th October 2020

Chevrolet eCrate Latest in ‘Heritage Vandalism’

Chevrolet is continuing the misguided trend that many view as historic vandalism by revealing a 1977 K5 Blazer converted into a BEV. The automaker created the conversion as proof...

29th October 2020

Seat Latest Automaker Pinning Hopes on In-House Batteries

Volkswagen Group sub-brand Seat has begun construction of its own battery laboratory seeking to take control of powertrain logistics. It is to be built within the carmaker’s Martorell plant,...

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27th October 2020

World’s Highest Power Density Fuel Cell Claimed by Hyzon

A heavy truck hydrogen fuel cell manufacturer is claiming the world’s most high density power unit following third-party testing. Trials held by TUV Rheinland suggest Hyzon Motors’ fuel cell...

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23rd October 2020

Fisker Ocean to Debut at LA Auto Show 2021

Electric vehicle manufacturer Fisker will debut its long-awaited Ocean SUV at next year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. Following its strategic cooperation with Magna International which is supporting the co-development...

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23rd October 2020

Smart Grid Pilot Ahead of Expected BEV Boom

A pilot trial exploring the potential of ‘smart grid’ charging of electrified vehicles to meet the expected boom in European adoption is being planned in Germany. Power and thermal...

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21st October 2020

Motorists want Clean ICE Subsidies, Bosch Survey Reveals

Nearly three-quarters of motorists surveyed by Bosch in Europe believe clean ICE technology merits the same government grants as EV powertrains. The automotive supply giant’s survey of in June...

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21st October 2020

GMC’s BEV Hummer Claiming Luxury Off-Road Ability

GMC has released full details of its first all-electric Hummer set to hit the showrooms in 2022. Production of the GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 will start a year...

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19th October 2020

GM to Create Factory Zero for BEV Production

General Motors hopes to boost the climate credentials of its future BEV products with the creation of a zero emissions factory in Detroit. Its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center will be...

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16th October 2020

Renault Mégane eVision Boasts Range-Topping Power

Renault has unveiled one of the most powerful cars in its passenger range in the shape of its concept Renault Mégane eVision. Boasting 213bhp from its single front axle...

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16th October 2020

Ducati Unveils GranTurismo V4 Ahead of New Multistrada

Ducati has revealed details of its V4 Granturismo engine planned for the next generation Multistrada adventure tourer motorcycle. While the radically reworked Desmosedici powerplant from its sports and racing...

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15th October 2020

Lucid Unveils ‘Affordable’ BEV Luxury Sedan

Lucid Motors has unveiled its new Lucid Air range of BEVs with the headliner being its entry-level price of under $70,000 with government grants. The car claiming 476bhp and...

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15th October 2020

BMW Kicks Off Second-Life Battery Project in UK

BMW has joined the push to commercialize its BEV’s batteries with a second-life project in the UK. Naturally, the move to find a second-life for depleted lithium-ion batteries pioneered...

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