Engines

VW’s Diesel Sales Rose 10% in 2018
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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Volkswagen Flexible Charging Stations Entering Production in 2020
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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23rd January 2019

Toyota Teams Up With Panasonic in EV Battery Business

Japanese giants Toyota and Panasonic want to enter a joint venture in a bid to produce industry leading EV batteries. Assuming the deal gets ratified by the relevant authorities,...

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23rd January 2019

Honda’s EV Prototype Points Way For Global Strategy

Honda will unveil a new EV that could be pointing the way the Japanese manufacturer will be heading for its global markets. Because, while all Japanese producers will be...

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Colorado ZEV Program, Vehicle Electrification Plans Ordered
22nd January 2019

Colorado ZEV Program, Vehicle Electrification Plans Ordered

New Colorado Governor Jared Polis has issued an executive order mandating the support of electric vehicles and zero-emissions vehicles. He has ordered the state’s Department of Transportation to develop...

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22nd January 2019

Peugeot Warns UK Dealers to Ready For EV Revolution

Peugeot has told its UK dealer network to prepare themselves for the coming EV revolution. During its 2019 National Dealer Conference at the NEC in Birmingham, the carmaker spelled...

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UK Needs More EV Trained Mechanics, Claims Industry Body
21st January 2019

UK Needs More EV Trained Mechanics, Claims Industry Body

There must be a greater focus on training mechanics to handle the specific challenges of working on EVs, says a UK professional body. The UK’s Institute of the Motor...

Paul Myles TU-Editor