Technology

20th June 2019

BP Plays EV Catch-Up With AI For Accurate Range

Global oil producer BP is trying to muscle into EV transportation with plans to use AI to overcome wildly fluctuating range estimates currently being calculated by vehicles. It has...

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20th June 2019

More Power, Better Efficiency From BMW’s V8

Enhanced V8 power will blast the range-topping new giant BMW M850i xDrive Gran Coupé to 62mph from standstill in under 4 seconds. Engine updates claim improved power delivery and...

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19th June 2019

Renault Unveils Latest India-Only Crossover

Renault has unveiled its latest compact SUV solely for the burgeoning domestic market of India. Its Triber appears to be a larger B-segment seven-seat version of the French carmaker’s...

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19th June 2019

Peugeot e2008 Joins Its BEV Stable

Peugeot has added a stablemate to its compact BEV range in the shape of the e2008 urban crossover. It’s powered by the same powertrain of its e208 sibling with...

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19th June 2019

Common Rail Pumps Upgrade Aiming to Extend Diesel Life

Powertrain specialists Delphi Technologies has announced it is to begin offering to diesel remanufacturing program helping to keep aging powertrains in service. The program will offer automaker-approved common rail...

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18th June 2019

Fashionista Bikers Join Airbag Party

Motorcycle apparel specialist Dainese has expanded its airbag range with a vest that can be worn inside or outside any normal coat or jacket. The move opens up airbag...

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17th June 2019

VW Guarantee on ID.3 Battery Pack

Volkswagen will offer an eight-year, 99,500-mile battery pack warranty for its forthcoming ID.31 albeit for just 70% of its capacity. Some, who are less than zealots over BEV technology,...

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17th June 2019

EV Black Cab Company Branches Into LCVs

The London EV Company (LEVC) has reworked its passenger carrying electric black cab into a light commercial vehicle. Retaining the gasoline range extender system, the plug-in LCV claims an electric-only range of 80 miles while being capable...

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17th June 2019

Weekly Brief: Audi e-tron Hit by Battery Risk Recall

Audi’s launch of its first electric vehicle, the Audi e-tron SUV, took a turn for the worse last week when the carmaker issued an emergency recall of 1,644 models....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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14th June 2019

Ford Joins Race for Israel Auto Tech

Ford is the latest carmaker hoping to mine the automotive technology talent burgeoning in Israel with the opening of a new research center in Tel Aviv. Alliance partners Renault...

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14th June 2019

Le Mans Lops Hybrid Power for 2021

In a bid to reduce costs for race teams, the iconic Le Mans endurance race will demand lower performance from hybrid powertrains. Its new regulations will see a downgrade of...

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12th June 2019

Hyundai Plans AI Cabin Injury Monitoring

Hyundai is planning to use AI as a means to instantly assess personal injuries in vehicle to alert the appropriate emergency services. The system it is developing in partnership...

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