Technology

29th April 2019

Bosch Joins Race Towards Hydrogen Powertrains

Bosch has joined the rush to get ahead in hydrogen automotive powertrains with the signing of a partnership to develop fuel cell stacks. Following on from several other hydrogen...

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29th April 2019

Weekly Brief: China Propels Hydrogen Into Auto Mainstream

Hydrogen fuel cell technology has solidified an important new ally in the Chinese government. Last week word came out of Beijing that China is committed to investing in, promoting...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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26th April 2019

Constant Security Upgrades a Fact of Driverless Life, Says BlackBerry

Cyber-security has become a key topic at virtually every auto industry event with many discussing worst-case scenarios for what would happen if a vehicle were to be overtaken. There...

By Louis Bedigian

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25th April 2019

Only Some Biometrics Security Will Be Automotive Solutions

One of the main applications for vehicle biometrics lies within enhanced security enabling a vehicle user to unlock the car with a thumbprint, or facial recognition software to authenticate...

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25th April 2019

Ford Tries Skateboard Tech For Next-Gen BEV

Ford plans to develop its next generation BEV using architecture perfected for electric skateboards. The powertrain will be based on a platform now being deployed by Rivian for its...

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24th April 2019

VW Backed Chinese EV Claims 620K-Mile Battery Life

A Volkswagen developed EV built in China is claiming an industry milestone of a battery pack life of up to 620,000 miles. Chinese carmaker JAC Motors unveiled its first...

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24th April 2019

Call to Retrofit EVs With ‘Engine Noises’ to Save Lives

While EVs sold in Europe from this autumn will start making noise, existing vehicles will still pose a hazard to pedestrians unaware of a vehicle’s approach. From September this...

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24th April 2019

Toyota’s Market-Ready Fuel Cell Trucks For California Ports

After extensive tests of hydrogen fuel cell trucks, Toyota has unveiled its first market-ready vehicle. Developed by in partnership with the Kenworth Truck Company, it’s the first of 10...

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23rd April 2019

Hyundai Sets Out Hydrogen Vision

Hyundai has spelled out its vision of a hydrogen future and it looks like following Japan’s lead of staking its transportation solutions on fuel cell rather than BEV at...

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19th April 2019

Great Wall Shows How Butch a BEV Can Get

Proving that even EVs can be big and butch, China’s Great Wall carmaker has unveiled two full-size pickup trucks with all the red-blooded appeal that a good ol’ boy...

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17th April 2019

Faster Forward: History of the Future of Cars

What the automotive industry and consumers deemed “futuristic” has changed over the decades and some concepts, such as like the 1963 Chevy turbine, were never widely marketed. An exhibit...

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17th April 2019

Former Saab Factory to Make First Production Solar Car

The first production version of a solar power EV will be constructed in the former Swedish factory of the now defunct Saab brand. The Trollhättan production plant run by...

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