Technology

29th November 2019

Rimac’s Second BEV Hypercar on Course for 2020 Launch

Rimac’s C_Two electric hypercar is on schedule to be available in late 2020, with the car’s official launch expected to be at next year’s Geneva Motor Show. As part...

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29th November 2019

Tested: Ford Mondeo Vignale HEV Estate – Built Tough By Mechanics

Who doesn’t enjoy a good long drive? Many passengers, that’s for sure, but for the dedicated motorist there are few greater pleasures than a ‘mission’ drive in a car...

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28th November 2019

Chery Announces Powertrain Charge With New Engines

Chinese automaker Chery has announced three new ICE-employing powertrains are on its drawing boards while unveiling its latest SUV concept. Its Chery Tiggo 7 was unveiled at the 17th...

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28th November 2019

Oxford Claims First Pop-Up Street EV Chargers

The university city of Oxford is claiming to have the world’s first working installations of retractable street EV chargers. Developers hope that the system will spread throughout the city...

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27th November 2019

Uber’s Urban Growth Results in CO2 Emissions Rise

The rise of Uber in city centres correlates with a rise in CO2, research has found. Transport and Environment found that Uber’s arrival in London, in 2012, led to...

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27th November 2019

GAC Unveils Gullwing BEV Claiming World’s Best Aero

Chinese automaker GAC Group [Guangzhou Automobile Group] has debuted what is claimed to be a radical market ready BEV claiming the world’s best aerodynamic package. Unveiled at the 17th...

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27th November 2019

LCV Pollution Test Claims a Mercedes 17 Times Worse than VW

A clean air lobby group claims LCV emissions testing is failing to distinguish between a Mercedes that is 17-times more polluting than an equivalent Volkswagen van. The study run...

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26th November 2019

Golf-Buggy-Sized EV Leaves Buyer Out of Pocket

Tech startup Squad Mobility has unveiled the Squad, a solar panel electric vehicle which resembles a golf buggy with a laughably high price tag. Despite its appearance, which may...

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26th November 2019

UK Ombudsman Launches EV Service Center Finder

With special training needed to service high voltage BEVs, consumers can be limited in servicing options so an industry ombudsman has stepped in with a solution. The Motor Ombudsman,...

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25th November 2019

Subaru’s Hybrid Powertrain Goes Mainstream

Subaru has moved its first hybrid powertrain into its volume-selling Forester off-road workhorse. The system, debuted in the smaller Subaru XV e-Boxer urban crossover, now powers the brand’s second-best...

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25th November 2019

Weekly Brief: Tesla’s Sound of Breaking Glass Echoed By Share Price Crash

Well that didn’t go how Elon Musk expected. Halfway through his presentation last Thursday of Tesla’s new electric pickup truck, the Cybertruck, Musk invited the truck’s lead designer, Franz...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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22nd November 2019

Karma Automotive’s Performance PHEV Boosts Electric Range

California-based Karma Automotive’s 2020 Revero GTS performance PHEV has a claimed electric range of 80 miles, far above anything else in this segment. The car features a 28kWh Nickel...

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