Technology

13th May 2019

Dyson BEV Details Still Suck-N-See

Dyson may be renowned for its vortex vacuum technology but it’s not rattling many carmaker windows with its latest patent filings of an “androgynous” BEV. While the company has...

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10th May 2019

Range and Infrastructure Chief Reasons For Slow EV Take-Up

The majority of US car owners are still too worried about range anxiety and the lack of infrastructure to want to buy electric vehicles. A study by the Automobile...

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10th May 2019

University Claims Fuel Cell Breakthrough Making Them Cheaper Than ICE

A Canadian university is claiming to have cracked the problem of cost hampering wide-scale adoption of fuel cell technology. Researchers from the University of Waterloo claim their fuel cell...

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9th May 2019

Polestar Chooses UK’s Auto Heartlands For R&D Push

The UK’s automotive heartlands have been selected as the base for a new research and development center for Volvo’s premium EV brand, Polestar. The center has been opened in...

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9th May 2019

Fleets Could Drive Forward Electrification

Commercial fleets are probably the biggest benefactors from the diversity of powertrains now available thanks to electrification. This is the clear message Ford delivered at the UK’s CV Show...

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8th May 2019

Mitsubishi Calls To Reinstate UK PHEV Incentives

Mitsubishi has spoken out against the UK government removing the consumer incentives for PHEVs, saying the government “massively underestimates” the benefits of PHEVs. The UK government recently removed the...

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8th May 2019

VW’s First ID Model Uses Tesla-Style Pre-Ordering

Volkswagen is taking a leaf out of the Tesla sales manual by launching a pre-booking system in Europe for its first all-electric ID model, the ID.3. In a statement,...

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7th May 2019

JLR Looks to PHEV Just as Market Shrinks

Industry insiders suggest Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will offer a PHEV version of its Range Rover Evoque next year despite a sudden slump in demand for plug-ins. It is...

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7th May 2019

US EV Charger Pledges 100% Renewable Energy

An EV charging network in the US is promising that all the energy it sells will soon be from renewable power sources. While not setting a firm date for...

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3rd May 2019

Audi Joins Hyundai In Refocus on Hydrogen Fuel Cell

Audi is the latest carmaker to refocus on hydrogen fuel cell technology citing consumer concerns over BEV on top of sourcing raw materials for lithium-ion batteries. Its chairman, Bram...

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3rd May 2019

Carmakers Must Hunt For Autonomous Innovators, Says Toyota

Toyota’s US investment arm has created a $100M war-chest in its hunt for innovators to in AI related driverless and robotics technology. The Silicon Valley venture capital firm, Toyota...

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2nd May 2019

Hyundai Upgrades Ioniq Electric Powertrain

Hyundai is claiming a range of nearly 200 miles for its all-electric C-segment Ioniq saloon car following an upgrade of electric powertrains for European models. The all electric version...

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