Technology

17th July 2019

MG Reveals Powertrain Specs for New SUV

Chinese-owned British automobile brand MG is claiming a 163 mile range for its new electric SUV. The MG ZS will employ a 44.5kWh battery pack together with a 105kW...

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17th July 2019

New Build UK Homes Mandated For EV Chargers

Every new home built in the UK could come pre-installed with EV chargers in the government’s bid to boost the painfully slow uptake of the technology. In what the...

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17th July 2019

Lotus BEV Claims Most Powerful Car Title

Lotus is claiming its new BEV hypercar is the most powerful production car in the world producing the equivalent of a whopping 1,972bhp. The £2M+ ($2.5M) Evija, built on...

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16th July 2019

Toyota Reaches For Stars With Fuel Cell Mission

Toyota is reaching for the stars to prove its hydrogen fuel cell technology with its plan to build a lunar rover. It’s also something of a quiet homage to...

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16th July 2019

EV Boost For JLR With Government Loan

The UK government has offered a half billion pound loan ($627M) to its largest domestic automaker in a bid to supercharge the rush to transport electrification. It is hoped...

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15th July 2019

Continental Claims All-in-One BEV Axle Drive

Continental Claims All-in-One BEV Axle Drive  German automotive technology company Continental claims to have developed the first all-in-one powered axle drive for BEVs. This means that the electric motor, electronics and reduction gear are combined in a...

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15th July 2019

Seat’s Gearbox Points Way to Auto Tech Innovation

Seat will be supplying gearboxes across the Volkswagen family’s brands in a move that points the way automotive technology innovation should be going. VW announced this week that Seat...

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11th July 2019

Toyota BEV Move Because ‘Consumers Now Ready’

Toyota believes European customers are now ready for BEVs and that’s why it has finally moved into the sector. However, speaking to TU-Automotive at FISITA Plus 2019 in London,...

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11th July 2019

BEVs Facing Urban Ban Over Pollution Risks

Pressure is mounting to ban BEVs from city centers amid fears they will continue polluting the urban environment. Having effectively won the battle against ICE vehicles in urban areas,...

10th July 2019

People Remain Biggest Cyber-Security Attack Surface, Says BlackBerry

Cyber-security fraud presents a major obstacle for automakers and mobility services considering an autonomous future. This was especially apparent when car2go, a car-sharing subsidiary of Daimler, was temporarily suspended...

By Louis Bedigian

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10th July 2019

Chinese Mobility Outfit Claims Longest BEV Trial

A near 9,000 mile drive along the historic Silk Road is being heralded as the longest single trial of BEV technology by a Chinese mobility company. Shanghai’s Aiways is...

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10th July 2019

Mass Market Mini BEV Finally Arrives

After a decade of global trials of an all-electric Mini, the first mass market BEV has been revealed at its Oxford plant in the UK. Planned for deliveries in...

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