Engines

21st February 2019

Peugeot and Kia Ramp Up EV Concept Battle

It’s rapidly looking like being an EV shoot-out at next month’s Geneva International Motor Show with both Peugeot and Kia announcing sport focused concepts. The French automaker is providing...

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University Claims “Refillable” EV Batteries
20th February 2019

University Claims “Refillable” EV Batteries

Academics are claiming to have developed batteries that can power electric vehicles by having their fluid replaced every 300 miles. Researchers at Indiana’s Purdue University say they have developed...

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20th February 2019

Škoda’s EV Concept Promises Extra Cabin Space

Czech carmaker Škoda has published the first rendition of the interior of its new EV concept to be unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show. The artists’ impression of...

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Honda Restructuring Because of Electrification Plans
19th February 2019

Honda Restructuring Because of Electrification Plans

Honda has announced major global restructuring plans due to its commitment to ramp up electric vehicle production. The automaker has announced it will close its factory in Swindon, southern...

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Kia Investigates European EV Market-Boosting Methods
19th February 2019

Kia Investigates European EV Market-Boosting Methods

Kia is to investigate why demand for electric vehicles in Northern Europe is so sluggish. The automaker is touring Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, and the Netherlands with market research...

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Three-Wheel Emergency Services EVs Unveiled
15th February 2019

Three-Wheel Emergency Services EVs Unveiled

An Oregon electric vehicle maker has unveiled a three-wheel EV for the emergency services that will be trialed locally. Arcimoto has agreed for the Rapid Responder EVs to be...

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14th February 2019

Classic Mini Joins EV Club

The diminutive Mini is the latest classic car being converted into a zero emission vehicle to cope with expected urban clean air legislation. UK automotive technology company Swindon Powertrain...

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13th February 2019

Honda Goes More Trad With BEV Concept New Dash

Honda has toned down the digital age look of the dashboard in the updated version of its Urban EV concept BEV at the Geneva International Motor Show and has...

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Daimler Study Finds EVs, Shared Mobility Unpopular
12th February 2019

Daimler Study Finds EVs, Shared Mobility Unpopular

A Daimler study has found very little appetite among German consumers for either electric vehicles or car-sharing schemes. The automaker’s Smart marque joined forces with market research agency Forsa...

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11th February 2019

Two EV Models Announced by Subaru

Subaru will launch its e-Boxer electric car range at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show next month. Few details are being released so far beyond the carmaker’s intention to...

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8th February 2019

Blower Returns to Subaru’s Boxer Powertrain

A collective ‘Hurrah’ has gone up among Subaru sporting saloon fans with the reintroduction of a forced induction Boxer motor for its Legacy model. The Subaru Legacy XT echoes...

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8th February 2019

Fuel Cell Still Vital in Multi-Solution Future Mobility, Says Honda

Honda is one of the prime movers in promoting hydrogen fuel cell technology and yet it still doesn’t see a future with just one dominant powertrain. Global pressures to...

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