Engines

28th May 2020

UK Study Shows True Scale of EV Infrastructure Challenge

A study of the UK’s on-street EV charger network has revealed that in some areas nearly 1,500 car owners have to vie for a single charger. The study by...

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27th May 2020

Renault Captur PHEV and Clio Hybrid Powertrains Detailed

Renault has released powertrain details of it two latest electrified models, the E-Tech versions of the Captur PHEV and the Clio Hybrid. Captur is the automaker’s first commercial PHEV...

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27th May 2020

BMW 5 Series Extends Electrification Plus 7 Series Diesel Boost

BMW has extended its electrified powertrain offerings with the unveiling of the new 5 Series Sedan and Touring station wagon while also announcing enhanced 7 Series diesel options. The...

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26th May 2020

Could Microplastic Emissions take Heat off ICE?

Studies have already claimed that internal combustion engine is the minority polluter in the average vehicle with up to 60% emissions blamed on tires and brakes. Now the rhetoric...

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21st May 2020

FCA Starts V2G Program for its BEVs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has torn a page out of Nissan’s BEV strategy book by starting tests of its own vehicle-to-grid program. It has teamed up with French energy company...

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19th May 2020

VW Brings First Commercial Duty BEV to Market

Volkswagen has brought its first all-electric LCV to the European market in the shape of the ABT eTransporter 6.1. The van, a joint venture between VW and ABT, claims...

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18th May 2020

New Powertrains for Latest SsangYong Tivoli

Korean automaker SsangYong has released the latest model of Tivoli, its popular compact SUV, with three new powertrains. Two gasoline and a diesel motors will power the updated model...

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15th May 2020

Automakers’ Focus on BEVs Could Accelerate Climate Change

BEVs may dominate the automotive powertrain landscape in the short-term but they could accelerate global warming. That’s the warning from technology consultants Capgemini Invent whose white paper, Battery Electric...

14th May 2020

Ducati Enters e-Scooter Mobility Market

Iconic motorcycle manufacturer, Ducati is joining the e-scooter revolution presenting a range inspired by its most popular bikes. The Bologna factory has teamed up with MT Distribution to launch...

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13th May 2020

BYD to Debut Luxury BEV in Europe

Chinese automaker BYD has revealed first images of the European version of its new BEV flag-ship executive cruiser. The Han EV, due to hit its domestic market next month,...

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13th May 2020

Citroën Unveils Latest Electric LCV

Citroën has unveiled its latest BEV light commercial vehicle claiming town and country delivery capabilities. Its ë-Dispatch compact van comes with two battery pack options including a 50 kWh...

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12th May 2020

Bosch: CO2 Targets Need Carbon-Neutral Liquid Fuels

Carbon-neutral liquid fuels for internal combustion engines should feature in carmakers’ future plans if European carbon emissions targets are to be met. That’s the opinion of Bosch chairman Dr...

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