Technology

Hyundai, Kia Correct WLTP EV Range Figures
5th December 2018

Hyundai, Kia Correct WLTP EV Range Figures

Hyundai and Kia have issued corrected figures for the process of homologating two electric vehicles to the World Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP). Hyundai says the “independent organization” it...

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5th December 2018

Tested: Pre-Production VW e-Crafter – For Hard-Headed Fleet Managers?

There’s one common factor with fleet managers all over the world and that is emotion does not come into their vehicle buying process – money does. That’s why Volkswagen...

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Volkswagen Claims New Fuel Cuts Fleet Emissions
4th December 2018

Volkswagen Claims New Fuel Cuts Fleet Emissions

Volkswagen claims a new fuel it is launching can reduce fleet operators’ carbon emissions by “at least 20%” because it includes biofuels. The automaker professes to have been developing...

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EV Infrastructure Company, Fleet Operator Forge Partnership
4th December 2018

EV Infrastructure Company, Fleet Operator Forge Partnership

An electric vehicle infrastructure company is partnering with an electric fleet operator in a bid to expand the Indian market for EVs. SUN Mobility’s rapid battery-swapping tech is to...

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4th December 2018

Siemens’ Wiring Harness Software Take-Over Points to Greater EV Development

Future connected electric vehicles may be focused on the digital world but they will still need wiring harnesses which explains Siemens’ acquisition of a software specialist in the field....

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BMW’s Alphabet: Diesel OK for Fleet Use
3rd December 2018

BMW’s Alphabet: Diesel OK for Fleet Use

BMW’s fleet management subsidiary has claimed a recent study shows diesel engines compliant with modern standards are suitable for fleet use. Alphabet cited analysis by the European Automobile Manufacturers’...

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3rd December 2018

Volkswagen to Create UK’s Biggest EV Charge Network

Volkswagen is set to create the largest EV charging network in the UK in partnership with a supermarket chain. Retail giant Tesco and EV charger provider Pod Point will...

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Bosch Unveils EV Charge Point Locator
30th November 2018

Bosch Unveils EV Charge Point Locator

Bosch is launching a new service which it claims can help electric vehicle drivers locate their nearest public charging points. It is collaborating with fuel price comparison website clever-tanken.de...

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30th November 2018

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Stretches Road Going EV Tech

Nissan is attempting to stretch the EV envelope that little bit further with the unveiling of its new race car the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC. Boasting more than double...

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UK Government Launches £25M LCV Grant
29th November 2018

UK Government Launches £25M LCV Grant

The UK government has announced it is investing £25M in development of low-carbon vehicle technologies. At an event hosted by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Business...

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29th November 2018

Pininfarina EV Hypercar Gets Investment Boost

Pininfarina’s EV sub-brand has confirmed a €20M ($23M) investment program in the future design, development and production of its PFO luxury electric hypercar and an ensuing future range. To...

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29th November 2018

Toyota Launches Hybrid EV 4×4 Drivetrain

Toyota hopes to build on its reputation as a leader of hybrid EV technology with the launch of a new drivetrain at the LA Auto Show. Its latest generation...

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