Technology

20th September 2019

Tesla Prototype Promises Nürburgring EV Record… Someday!

Tesla says a prototype version of the Model S could lap the iconic Nürburgring-Nordschleife in 7 minutes 20 seconds and another 15 seconds could be lopped off the lap...

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20th September 2019

Bosch Promotes Synthetic ICE Fuel as EV Alternative

Bosch is lauding the benefits of renewable synthetic fuels against the dubious climate credentials of current EV technology. In news that will gladden the hearts of ICE powertrain fans,...

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19th September 2019

Driverless Vehicles Must Have Own Highways, Says Hella

Autonomous cars must be kept away from ‘normal’ traffic, a leading auto supplier has insisted. According to Hella Gutmann’s Neil Hilton, driverless vehicles should have had their own lanes...

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19th September 2019

Honda CR-V Hybrid Hike for Highspeed Benefit

Honda’s 2020 CR-V Hybrid pumps up the power of its powertrain, possibly in an attempt to improve its highspeed driving capability. Our editor found the current CR-V Hybrid lacked...

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19th September 2019

Not Yet Time for Mass Market BEVs, Says Ford

Ford believes the automotive mass market is not yet ready for a BEV rollout across its product range. The carmaker has defended it electrification strategy against criticism from some...

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19th September 2019

EV Powertrain Designer Claims Simulation Breakthrough

An EV powertrain design system creator is claiming a breakthrough in production processes that can future-proof the technology. The UK automotive engineering specialist, Drive System Design (DSD) will present...

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18th September 2019

Mitsubishi Micro PHEV Concept Joins Urban EV Rush

Mitsubishi is joining the rush towards micro-electrified cars for the city environment but shunning BEV in favor of its successful PHEV powertrains. Its latest small PHEV concept will make...

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18th September 2019

Nissan European Infrastructure Push for EV Adoption

Nissan hopes to supercharge the take up of electric vehicles by embarking on a major infrastructure push through several European countries. It has signed a deal with energy provider...

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18th September 2019

Solar Powered Autonomous Heavy Truck Unveiled

A Chinese solar powered autonomous heavy truck has been unveiled claiming proof of concept for the technology. Photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer Jolywood has teamed up with truck builder Breton to...

17th September 2019

Choice of EV Sounds Could be in Owners Hands

Electric car owners could soon be able to be as audibly individual as ICE users, by being able to decide what their vehicles will sound like. The US’s National...

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17th September 2019

French Auto Supplier Predicts Boom in Hydrogen Take-Up

A French auto Tier 1 is claiming it will be supplying 200,000 hydrogen fuel cell systems to carmakers by 2030. Symbio, in a joint venture backed by parent company...

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16th September 2019

Ford Cabins Applying Hi-Tech in Familiar Materials

Smart cabin materials will make consumers’ lives better but only if the interior surfaces look as familiar as their favorite household furniture. That’s the opinion of Sonja Verdenberk chief...

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