Engines

30th August 2022

Audi to Build Own Race Powertrain for F1 Campaign

Audi is committing to building its own racing powertrain to compete in the Formula One World Championship from 2026. It will be the first F1 powertrain to be built...

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29th August 2022

Suzuki Celebrates 40 Years in India with new BEV Factory

While many western automakers have withdrawn from the Indian market, Suzuki is celebrating its 40 years of car production in the country by committing to a BEV factory. Under...

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29th August 2022

Weekly Brief: California’s ICE Ban Raises Need for Cheap EVs

California will follow Europe’s lead by banning the sale of fossil fuel-powered cars, pickup trucks and SUVs by 2035, setting the stage for a wave of like-minded regulations across...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

25th August 2022

Volkswagen Targets Canada for Extra Battery Supply

Volkswagen is hoping to expand its automotive battery production capabilities with a special agreement signed with the Canadian government. The automaker has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the...

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23rd August 2022

McLaren Targets India for Sales Expansion

While several big automaker brands have abandoned sales plans in India, McLaren is bucking the trend by setting up the nation as its 41st global territory. True, the luxury...

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22nd August 2022

Industry Voices: Automakers need to Reimagine a Decades-Old Industry

Opinion piece by Thomas Goetzl, vice-president and general manager, automotive and energy solutions at Keysight Technologies. In 2021, electric car sales surpassed 6.7M worldwide. That’s a 108% increase from...

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22nd August 2022

Weekly Brief: Automakers Losing Battle on Affordable BEVs

Electric vehicle start-up Lucid launched a new “ultra-high-performance” brand called Sapphire at Monterey Car Week. The first EV under the Sapphire moniker will be a fully electric “luxury super-sports...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

19th August 2022

GKN Fires Up ‘Real-Time’ BEV Test Rig

Drivetrain specialist, GKN Automotive, claims to have created a ‘real-time’ test rig or BEVs to develop improvements in advanced, efficient and capable systems. The rig, installed at GKN’s Offenbach...

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18th August 2022

Broken US Public EV Chargers Stop One-in-Five Owners Charging

One-in-five EV owners leave public US charging stations without any electricity charge because of faults in the charging installations. That’s among the findings in J.D. Power’s US Electric Vehicle...

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17th August 2022

Eurocell Chooses Netherlands for First European Gigafactory

The Anglo-Korean battery company, Eurocell, has announced its first European Gigafactory will be built in the Netherlands. This is expected to be able to supply battery cells to the...

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17th August 2022

Polestar’s BEV Drop-Top Roadster Readies for Production

Polestar has announced it is ready to put its drop-top roadster concept BEV into production following the automaker’s model nomenclature as the Polestar 6. The Swedish electric premium brand...

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16th August 2022

Latest Coachbuilt Bentley to Showcase Future BEV Designs

Bentley is showing that there are still some legs left in extraordinary ICE powered vehicles with the release of the first sneak peek at the Bentley Mulliner Batur. Billed...

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