Engines

29th November 2018

Pininfarina EV Hypercar Gets Investment Boost

Pininfarina’s EV sub-brand has confirmed a €20M ($23M) investment program in the future design, development and production of its PFO luxury electric hypercar and an ensuing future range. To...

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29th November 2018

Toyota Launches Hybrid EV 4×4 Drivetrain

Toyota hopes to build on its reputation as a leader of hybrid EV technology with the launch of a new drivetrain at the LA Auto Show. Its latest generation...

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28th November 2018

Rivian R1S Electric SUV Boasts ADAS Features, 410-Mile Range

Electric vehicle startup Rivian is catering to eco-conscious off-road enthusiasts, offering the R1T pickup truck and R1S UV based on the company's skateboard platform.

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27th November 2018

GM Refocus on EV and AV Production

General Motors (GM) plans to make a significant change in focus of its car production strategy on to EVs and driverless vehicles in a bid to chase improved future...

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26th November 2018

LA Gets to Grips With Genovation GXE

American EV manufacturer Genovation Cars will present its 800hp hypercar prototype model at the LA Auto Show. Designed, developed and produced in the US, the Genovation GXE claims state-of-the-art...

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26th November 2018

Harley-Davidson Charges Up for EV Bike Launch

Harley-Davidson’s new-found transparency of its future product plans is being led by its LiveWire all-electric motor cycle due out next year. It claims to now be a market leader...

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23rd November 2018

UK Has Just 1 Charger For Every 8 EVs on Road

Latest EV infrastructure statistics in the UK reveal the technology still has a mountain to climb to gain mainstream acceptance. According to analysis by motor industry body, the Institute of...

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22nd November 2018

Powertrain Design Platform Cuts Concept-to-Road Time

A UK engineering consultancy claims it has developed a new powertrain design platform that will take concepts from drawing board to the road in a fraction of the time....

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20th November 2018

EVs Driving Global Growth of Lithium Market

An anticipated up-tick in adoption of electric vehicles is expected to aid boost the global market for lithium by 10.7% CAGR between the beginning of 2018 and the end...

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19th November 2018

Nissan to Sack Chairman Alleging Financial Misconduct

The arrest and imminent sacking of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is unlikely to deflect the automaker from either its ongoing EV strategy or its commitment to the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance,...

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19th November 2018

Weekly Brief: Tesla, GM and Nissan Unite to Save US EV Tax Credits

A crisis makes strange bedfellows. Last week three of the fiercest competitors on the electric vehicle front, Tesla, General Motors and Nissan, banded together to lobby for an extension...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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16th November 2018

Renault-Nissan Backs EV Battery Maker

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance is investing in a Californian maker of electric vehicle batteries through its venture capital unit. Alliance Ventures has participated in the latest round of funding for...

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