Engines

9th February 2018

Hyundai readying launch of Nexo fuel-cell vehicles

Hyundaiplans to launch its Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle in Korea in March, when it will begin taking orders for the replacement of the Tucson FCEV, WardsAuto has learned....

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8th January 2018

Ford drops diesel into F-150, finally

Ford’s best-selling pickup line-up kicks off 2018 with an all-new powertrain option in the form a first-ever-for-F-150 diesel engine. Debuting at the North American International Auto Show, the F-150...

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24th November 2017

The Big Story: For EV batteries, future is now

What’s up next for electric-vehicle batteries? More of the same and that means it’s far from over for lithium-ion. Although there’s much hype around lower-cost, longer-range batteries to come,...

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24th April 2017

Weekly Brief: Toyota beats Tesla to the punch with zero-emissions big rig

Elon Musk asked us to wait until September for a peek at the world’s first zero-emissions articulated truck. Toyota had different plans. Andrew Tolve reports Cars and trucks produce...

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7th April 2017

Smarter approach to EV battery requirements could lower costs

Battery suppliers continually are looking at ways to increase electric-vehicle range and lower costs by improving battery chemistry and manufacturing efficiency. Now they finally may be getting some help...

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2nd December 2016

NIO fast-forwarding the automotive user experience

The launch of a new hypercar is not normally of much interest to the IoT world, even one that uses electric motors to sprint from standstill to 125mph in...

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4th November 2016

Fossils could be key to future Li-ion EV batteries

“To improve the adoption of EVs, we need much better batteries,” says researcher Mihri Ozkan of the University of California-Riverside. “We believe diatomaceous earth, which is abundant and inexpensive,...

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27th June 2016

Weekly Brief: Smoke-and-mirrors act to turn Tesla into a green energy company

Imagine this: you go to buy a new electric vehicle (EV) and it comes with an optional solar panel for the roof of your home. That's the magical vision...

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5th October 2015

Weekly Brief: Toyota brings first V2I and V2V tech to mass market

In this week’s Brief: Toyota, GM, Tesla, Audi, Ford, St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Lexus, INRIX, PSA Peugeot Citroën, ITS World Congress and Boston Consulting Group.   It’s about...

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2nd July 2015

Carmakers fuelling the debate for hydrogen

Toyota claimed the highest mileage range for a zero emission vehicle car during tests of its Mirai hydrogen fuel cell in the US. It claims the new vehicle has...

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20th March 2015

Electric Vehicles: Is There A Tipping Point In Sight?

"Better for the environment" is not much of a selling point – not when it comes to cars. Last year, Nielsen's global consumer survey found that a majority of...

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Telematics and electric mobility, part II
18th May 2012

Telematics and electric mobility, part II

Cheapflights Ltd has launched its newest travel search website serving Australia and New Zealand, www.cheapflights.com.au.

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