Technology

4th September 2019

Williams Shows Multi-Chem Battery Pack

Formula E technology could make it onto the road with Williams Advanced Engineering’s latest BEV battery pack. The engineering wing of the renowned Formula One racing team has unveiled...

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4th September 2019

UK ‘Skateboard’ Autonomous BEV Platform Unveiled

Delta Motorsport has launched its ‘skateboard’ platform aimed at use in BEV autonomous vehicles. The UK company, headquartered at the world-famous Silverstone race circuit, claims its platform is flexible...

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3rd September 2019

Limited Edition Lamborghini Sián Suggests Hybrid Future

Lamborghini is pointing to its electrified future with a hybrid hypercar it will debut at next week’s 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). The Lamborghini Sián will be limited to...

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3rd September 2019

Muscle Eight-Liter Engine Behind 304mph Bugatti

An 8.0-liter, W16 cylinder engine powered the Bugatti Chiron hypercar to 304.77mph, making it the world’s fastest production car. The engine has been developed by Volkswagen for use in...

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2nd September 2019

Volvo Adds Mild-Hybrid Diesel to XC90

Volvo is adding a mild-hybrid ‘oil-burner’ powertrain to the XC90, the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker has announced. This combines the existing 2.0–liter diesel engine, developing 231bhp, with a 48-volt battery and kinetic energy recovery system...

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2nd September 2019

Cupra Lifts Veil on BEV Performance Concept

Cupra, the performance sub-brand of Spanish carmaker Seat, has lifted the covers from its BEV concept making its world debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). While, in...

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2nd September 2019

Kia Ceed Joins PHEV Party

Kia will introduce a PHEV powertrain into its compact family range of Ceed and XCeed for the first time in line with expanding its electrified line-up. Both the new...

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30th August 2019

VW ‘Twin Dosing’ Claims 80% Emissions Cut

Volkswagen is claiming an 80% reduction in NOx emissions thanks to ‘twin dosing’ with Adblue. While many view using the additive in modern diesel exhausts as a rather inelegant...

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29th August 2019

Peugeot Electrifies SUV Lineup With PHEV Options

Peugeot is adding a low-emission PHEV variant to its 3008 SUV range, the French automaker has announced. The two electric motors generate 98bhp, or 73kW, with the 1.4 liter...

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28th August 2019

Seat Bolsters Electrified Lineup With PHEV

Seat is keeping step with its Volkswagen parent group’s drive to bury the ghost of Dieselgate with a fixation on all electrified options for its powertrains. With this in...

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28th August 2019

‘Entry Level’ EVs Not Easing Consumer Concern

Consumers remain wary of buying EVs despite a plethora of ‘entry level’ models now on the market. One recent study says price and range concerns are still the biggest...

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28th August 2019

Diesel Powertrain Leads Way With Mercedes Coupé

Mercedes-Benz continues to champion the under-siege diesel powertrain, at least in Europe, with its latest GLE Coupé and Mercedes-AMG SUV. Making their global debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor...

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