Engines

3rd January 2023

Tesla Fined for Exaggerated Winter Range Claims

Tesla has been fined $2.2M by South Korean regulators for exaggerating the range of its electric vehicles during winter. Reuters reports that the nation’s antitrust regulator said it would...

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2nd January 2023

Weekly Brief: Exciting Year Ahead for EV and AV Technologies

New Year’s resolutions rarely last more than a week or two. New Year’s predictions are equally unreliable. Give it a few months and what seemed certain at the outset...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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30th December 2022

China Demands Recall of Honda Hybrids

Chinese regulators have demanded Honda recall more than 200,000 hybrid powered vehicles from the market citing brake pedal sensor issues. Reuters reports that China’s State Administration for Market Regulation...

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29th December 2022

US Commercial Fleets get EV Incentives

Commercial fleets will be getting electric vehicle incentives from the US government from January 1st 2023. The move to persuade delivery and other companies to make the switch to...

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23rd December 2022

Stellantis Targets US with Planned Hydrogen Fuel Cell Acquisition

Stellantis is hoping to accelerate its global capabilities in hydrogen fuel cell powertrains with the acquisition of a leading French hydrogen technology company. Faurecia, Michelin and Stellantis have jointly...

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23rd December 2022

Acura’s Performance BEVs in Street Trials

Honda’s premium sub-brand Acura is conducting street trials in North America of its Ford Challenging performance all-electric SUV models. The cars, squarely aimed at the Ford Mustang Mach-E, is...

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22nd December 2022

BMW to Start Own Production of Solid-State BEV Batteries

BMW is to start making its own solid-state batteries for future BEVs at its plants in Germany. Reuters reports that the move follows an agreement with US battery maker,...

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21st December 2022

GM Recalls Chevvy Bolt over Seat Belt Fire Risk

General Motors is recalling 140,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs in North America because the carpet could catch fire after a crash where a front seat belt pretensioner deploys. While fire...

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20th December 2022

EV Styling but Mixed Powertrains for Hyundai’s New Kona

Hyundai’s second generation of its Kona subcompact SUV may be using electric vehicle-inspired styling but will feature internal combustion and self-charging hybrid electric powertrains in the line-up. The up...

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16th December 2022

Audi Adds Fourth BEV Sphere Concept to its Lineup

Audi will soon add the fourth member of its Sphere concept cars which the automaker sees as heralds of its future mobility offerings. In releasing a sneak peek image...

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16th December 2022

First Wireless Charging EV Road in Germany Gets Green Light

The first wireless charging public road in Germany has been given the go-head to power an electric public bus. Israeli wireless technology specialist, Electreon, will be deploying one kilometer...

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15th December 2022

Peugeot’s CES Concept Launch Heralds Return to US Market?

Peugeot has published the first official detail images of its Inception Concept BEV ahead of its global debut at the Consumer Electronics Show 2023 in Las Vegas. The automaker...

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