Technology

5th November 2020

Volvo Promises Full Electric HGV Range for 2021

Heavy-duty truck fleet managers will be able to choose all-electric versions of Volvo’s complete range next year. That’s the pledge made by the automaker as it holds true to...

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4th November 2020

VW to Electrify Greek Island

Following Renault’s BEV take-over of a French town’s transport, Volkswagen has gone one better with the electrification of an entire Greek island. The automaker has announced it will establish...

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4th November 2020

Land Rover Turns to V8 Power in Defender Battle

After losing the UK rights over the iconic Land Rover Defender shape, the automaker has turned to souped-up V8 power to battle it out in the marketplace. It now...

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3rd November 2020

Technology: Trade War’s Affect on the Global Auto Industry

Sponsored Content GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest audio interview https://globalautoindustry.com/china-export-controls-and-ai-machine-learning-algorithms-effects-on-the-global-auto-industry/ features Quan Bill Yang and Mitch Zajac, both are Associates of Butzel Long’s Detroit office.  Mr. Yang concentrates his practice in commercial...

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3rd November 2020

Volvo Plans In-House Electric Motor Production

Volvo has opened its own electric motor research and development facility as part of its strategy to become a 100% electric car manufacturer. The electric motor laboratory in Shanghai,...

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2nd November 2020

Volvo and Daimler Up-Scale Fuel Cell Agreement

Following a trial joint fuel cell project for heavy duty trucks, Volvo and Daimler have signed a binding contract to work on the technology. The joint venture between Volvo...

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30th October 2020

Chevrolet eCrate Latest in ‘Heritage Vandalism’

Chevrolet is continuing the misguided trend that many view as historic vandalism by revealing a 1977 K5 Blazer converted into a BEV. The automaker created the conversion as proof...

29th October 2020

Seat Latest Automaker Pinning Hopes on In-House Batteries

Volkswagen Group sub-brand Seat has begun construction of its own battery laboratory seeking to take control of powertrain logistics. It is to be built within the carmaker’s Martorell plant,...

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27th October 2020

World’s Highest Power Density Fuel Cell Claimed by Hyzon

A heavy truck hydrogen fuel cell manufacturer is claiming the world’s most high density power unit following third-party testing. Trials held by TUV Rheinland suggest Hyzon Motors’ fuel cell...

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23rd October 2020

Fisker Ocean to Debut at LA Auto Show 2021

Electric vehicle manufacturer Fisker will debut its long-awaited Ocean SUV at next year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. Following its strategic cooperation with Magna International which is supporting the co-development...

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23rd October 2020

Smart Grid Pilot Ahead of Expected BEV Boom

A pilot trial exploring the potential of ‘smart grid’ charging of electrified vehicles to meet the expected boom in European adoption is being planned in Germany. Power and thermal...

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22nd October 2020

Lessons Drawn from Mercedes-Benz CAV Software Bug Issues

In 2019, Mercedes-Benz revealed that it had patched security issues found in its vehicles. A report reveals that Sky-Go’s researchers had found 19 vulnerabilities in a Mercedes E-Class car. The...

By Graham Jarvis

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