Technology

11th December 2019

Volvo Target Construction With BEV Truck Concepts

Volvo Trucks is targeting the construction industry in a bid to bring less polluting heavy transport into rapidly expanding city developments. It says its electrified trucking options are now...

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10th December 2019

Gordon Murray’s T.50 Supercar To Have Highest-Revving V12

Former F1 designer Gordon Murray’s T.50 supercar will have the highest revving, lightest road-legal V12 ever produced. The car, designed by Murray and his company, Gordon Murray Design, will...

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10th December 2019

Average Annual UK Tailpipe Emissions Increase Over Three Years

Average UK tailpipe emissions have been increasing, not decreasing, for the previous three years, a UK government-commissioned report has found. The cause, the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) says,...

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9th December 2019

Jaguar I-Pace Will Get Small Range-Increasing OTA Update

Jaguar I-Pace owners will get an early Christmas present in the form of a range-increasing over-the-air update. The update will add 12 miles of range, roughly 8% of the...

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9th December 2019

McLaren Racer-for-the-Road Enjoys ‘Liberated’ Powertrain

McLaren has launched a road version of its racing car that boasts more horsepower than its circuit sibling. Liberated from race series regulations, the road legal 620R claims 610bhp...

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6th December 2019

US Motorists Least Likely to Go Electric

Motorists in the US are less likely to buy a vehicle with any type of electrified powertrain than other major industrialized nations. That’s the finding of a survey suggesting...

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5th December 2019

Porsche Developing Drivetrain With Four Electric Motors

Porsche is developing an electric drivetrain with four electric motors, for use on a future battery electric SUV from the premium German brand. This means there’s one motor per...

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4th December 2019

BEVs Unlikely to Reach Price Parity With ICE Any Time Soon

BEVs will be $5,000 more expensive to manufacture than comparable ICE vehicles in 2030 as battery costs continue to increase the price of developing an electric vehicle. This is...

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3rd December 2019

UK Project to Boost EV Power by Cutting Vibration

A project to explore ways to boost EV performance by reducing power sapping vibration has been started in the UK. British engineering specialist, Drive System Design (DSD) is the...

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3rd December 2019

Jaguar’s 570bhp V8 Star of New F-Type

Star of the facelift new Jaguar F-Type sportscar has to be its stonking V8 that elevates the car into the supercar arena. Boasting 570bhp, the 5.0-liter supercharged engine in...

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2nd December 2019

VW Adds Two-Wheel China Charm Offensive

Volkswagen’s motorcycle brand, Ducati, has followed its parent company’s charm offensive on the lucrative Chinese market with two models making their debuts this autumn. Leading the charge at the...

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2nd December 2019

EV Eco-System Not Ready for Mass Adoption

Mass market take-up of EVs is being stymied by a lack of a cohesive ecosystem, according to a major powertrain manufacturer. Julie Furber, vice–president of electrified power at Cummins, said: “The...

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