Engines

4th February 2019

Audi Claims Tech Makes Europe’s EV Network 80% Accessible

Audi is launching a new charging service it claims makes 80% of Europe’s public electric vehicle chargers accessible to its users. The automaker is initially launching its e-tron Charging...

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1st February 2019

BMW 7-Series PHEVs Revealed

Two new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrain models for BMW’s flag-ship 7-Series have been revealed claiming a 36-mile all-electric range. Both the of two model variants, the BMW 745e and...

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1st February 2019

Geely Nabs JLR Design Guru For UK EV Plans

Flying in the face of the UK’s Brexit woes, EV focused Chinese manufacturer Geely is beefing up its design studio in the country with the signing of a former...

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31st January 2019

Volkswagen Debuts Dune Buggy Aimed at Modders

Volkswagen is to preview an EV concept car it hopes will usher in a new era of indie-garage dune buggy designs harking back to the Californian Beach Boys scene...

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31st January 2019

Advanced Diesels Could Be Winners in EU Test Regulation

Independent vehicle emission testing bodies could play a key role in consumer choices thanks to a change in European Union regulations. Ironically, while many will see this as a...

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30th January 2019

VW’s Diesel Sales Rose 10% in 2018

Volkswagen has announced sales of its diesel passenger vehicles increased by 10% in Germany last year. According to a statement from the automaker, 43% of Volkswagen Passenger Cars’ incoming...

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30th January 2019

Bosch Teams Up With Solar EV Automaker

German electronics giant Bosch has teamed up with a prospective EV automaker that incorporates solar panels into its cars to boost range. Sono Motors has announced that Bosch will...

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29th January 2019

VW Rolls Out Ultra Green Electric Tariff

Volkswagen’s EV customers in Germany will be able to claim extra green credentials with the roll out of a sustainable electric tariff by its energy subsidiary. The group’s Elli...

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29th January 2019

Volkswagen Flexible Charging Stations Entering Production in 2020

Volkswagen has announced its “flexible” rapid electric vehicle chargers will enter series production from next year. The automaker has said development of the chargers will be carried out at...

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29th January 2019

Mitsubishi SUV Concept a Full EV?

Mitsubishi has given a sneak peek of its alternative powertrain concept SUV that will be unveiled at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in March. The concept is dubbed...

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24th January 2019

BorgWarner EV Drive Module Claims Next Step For Powertrains

World renowned transmission specialist BorgWarner claims to have developed a new drive module that will take EV powertrains to the next step in efficiency. Its fully integrated drive module...

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23rd January 2019

VW Pumps $10M into Battery Tech Start-Up

Volkswagen is pumping $10M into an American start-up that is trying to boost performance of EV batteries. The German carmaker has made the investment in Forge Nano which is...

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