Technology

16th April 2019

Lotus Reveals EV as First New Car in Decade

Iconic sportscar manufacturer Lotus will reveal its first new model in more than a decade this week in China and it will be a full BEV. The Type 130,...

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12th April 2019

BEVs Likely To Remain Niche in Next Decade, Says Mazda

Electrification will not spell the end of the ICE powertrain particularly because full BEVs cannot make great strides among carbuyers. That’s the opinion of probably the most innovative Japanese...

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11th April 2019

Porsche Ramps Up Its Innovation Strategy

When you think of innovation, Porsche may not be the first car company that comes to mind. The 88-year-old company, which has its less than auspicious roots in the...

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10th April 2019

Ford Hits Back After Keyless Theft Risk Exposed

Hard-on-the-heels of a security alert about its keyless car entry technology, Ford has announced new anti-theft key fobs for its two most popular models. The carmaker had been cited...

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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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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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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

Hyundai Opens Berlin Innovation Investment Center

Hyundai has opened its third global innovation investment center this time in Berlin, following similar hubs in Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv, Israel. The hub, named Cradle Berlin, will...

By Phil Oakley

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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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