Engines

10th April 2019

Nissan Takes EV Punt Where GM Failed

Nissan is gambling on a hybrid system that General Motors tried in Europe and flopped. This high-risk strategy is now part of its wider electrification plan to, eventually, get...

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Energy Pricing Models Will Dictate EV Take-Up
8th April 2019

Energy Pricing Models Will Dictate EV Take-Up

Future EV charging models will become the make-or-break factor in the consumer’s decision to buy into BEV transportation. That’s according to Andrew Daga, CEO of wireless charger manufacturer Momentum...

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8th April 2019

Ford LCV Data Harvesting Finds Best Rapid EV Charger Locations

Ford has trialed big data vehicle data harvesting to work out where EV rapid chargers are best installed in London. Data streamed from its connected vehicles has enabled its...

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Toyota Pushes EV Tech With Open Sourcing
5th April 2019

Toyota Pushes EV Tech With Open Sourcing

Toyota is taking an open-source approach to the promotion of its vehicle electrification technologies. It is granting royalty-free licenses for approximately 23,740 patents it holds on electric vehicle components...

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5th April 2019

Toyota Follows Honda Down a Hydrogen Rabbit Hole

Toyota has taken up Honda’s hydrogen fuel generating model that some would say goes nowhere in terms of promoting commercialization of the technology. That’s because it has deployed its...

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5th April 2019

Ford Pitches Electrification on All European Models

Ford is playing catch-up in the race to electrify its range promising to have an electrified version of every model in its European range. It did this during another...

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4th April 2019

Isuzu Claims Oversize Diesel Turbos Could Cut Emissions

Super-sized turbo chargers for diesel engines are claiming a 10% improvement in fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions. Auto specialist SuperTurbo Technologies, say the concept of marrying both turbo and...

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3rd April 2019

Why Green Colored License Plates Are Crucial to Russia’s EVs

How do you know if a new energy car or a conventional one goes down a bus lane? The number plate will be the deciding factor. The idea currently...

By Roma Nazarov

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Electrification Leading Toyota’s New Urban LCV
2nd April 2019

Electrification Leading Toyota’s New Urban LCV

Toyota has chosen the UK as the venue for the global launch of its new compact LCV the Proace City likely to feature its latest hybrid powertrain. The vehicle...

Phil Oakley

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1st April 2019

Gasoline Still In It For the Long Haul

Fossil fuels continue to dominate mobility despite automakers and tech start-ups striving for alternatives, primarily relying on electricity or fuel cells to shift away from gasoline. It’s been a...

By Louis Bedigian

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EVs Likely to Remain Niche Products
29th March 2019

EVs Likely to Remain Niche Products

Electric vehicles could remain niche products even if their forecourt tickets can be brought down to compete with ICE vehicles. This was the admission by self-confessed EV zealot and...

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29th March 2019

Agnostic Powertrain Platforms More Flexible, Says PSA

While many carmakers are planning a future with dedicated platforms for electric cars, the PSA Group are taking a more ‘flexible’ approach. According to head of product at Peugeot...

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