Technology

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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7th February 2019

Faster Forward: Blurring the Lines Between Car, Smartphone & Wallet

Sponsored Content For now, the in-vehicle user experience lags far behind the smartphone but companies like SiriusXM are working to ensure a more seamless interface between handset and car,...

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7th February 2019

Reforms Aimed at Boosting EV Uptake Launched

Reforms are being introduced aimed at reducing the bureaucracy involved in connecting electric vehicles to the UK’s grid. The reforms were announced by the Energy Networks Association (ENA), a...

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7th February 2019

Volvo JV to Build EV Fire Engine

Volvo’s commercial truck, bus and maritime powertrain wing has announced a partnership to develop EV powertrains for fire engines. Volvo Penta says it will team up with emergency service...

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6th February 2019

Study Finds Networks Can Support Off-Peak Charging

A study is claiming to allay fears that energy grids run the risk of overload if electric vehicles achieve mass adoption. The Electric Nation project has concluded that ‘duck...

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6th February 2019

Aston Martin Lagonda EV SUV to Break Cover

Aston Martin is following Jaguar Land Rover’s lead in revealing an all-terrain fully electric SUV at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. Under its relaunched luxury brand Lagonda, the carmaker...

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5th February 2019

Mazda’s Lean Burn Motor Could Extend ICE Age

Mazda will stage the European debut next month of the first of its models boasting a gasoline engine to boost ICE technology’s climate control credentials. While acknowledging that EVs...

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5th February 2019

Hispano Suiza Returns to Roots With Luxury EV

Historic Spanish luxury brand Hispano Suiza hopes to return to automaking with the unveiling of a new all-electric grand tourer at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. The move is...

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4th February 2019

Hyundai to Develop Semiconductors in South Korea

Hyundai is opening a lab in Seoul, South Korea it claims will assist its development of semiconductors for electric/hybrid vehicle powertrain controllers. The lab will be operated by the...

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