Engines

1st June 2020

Ford Targets Performance with Puma Mild-Hybrid

While Volkswagen is treading cautiously in terms of power output with its entry-level Golf, Ford is pumping up the power for its Puma. Despite both cars employing a diminutive...

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1st June 2020

VW Pops up! Motor in Gen 8 Golf

Volkswagen has installed a tiny 1.0-liter three-cylinder in the entry-level version of its latest generation Golf. Clearly aimed at urban economy, the eighth-generation range opener will use a 107bhp...

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29th May 2020

Gordon Murray Claims Lightest V12 Hypercar

Race car designer, Gordon Murray, claims to have developed the world’s lightest road-legal hypercar tipping the scales at under one metric ton. Last year, the automaker Gordon Murray Automotive...

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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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