Technology

24th August 2020

Volvo Extends Electrified XC40 Options

Volvo has announced a second plug-in gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain for its XC40 compact SUV, boosting the full suite of electrified powertrain options. The introduction of the XC40 Recharge Plug-in...

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21st August 2020

NIO to Sell BEVs Without a Battery Pack

Chinese BEV maker NIO has begun selling battery-less cars with swap-out capabilities in what it calls a Battery as a Service (BaaS) offering. In a move that echoes Renault’s...

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21st August 2020

Ford Peers Into Digital Accident Crystal Ball

Ford hopes new connectivity potentials could help its vehicles predict when there could be an accident and then avoid it. The automaker leads a consortium developing a predictive road...

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20th August 2020

Mercedes-AMG 1,000bhp Hybrid Hypercar in Track Tests

Mercedes-AMG has entered the final powertrain tests for its 1,000bhp hybrid hypercar road-going prototype Several pre-production models of its Project One are now being thrashed round the company’s own...

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19th August 2020

How to Support Business Travelers and Employees In the New Normal

Sponsored Content GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest audio interview https://globalautoindustry.com/how-to-support-international-business-travelers-and-employees-on-assignment-in-the-new-normal/ features Lynn Greenberg. Ms. Greenberg is the Founder and CEO of Pivt, the mobile app designed to reduce churn and improve the...

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14th August 2020

Dreams of ‘Free’ Electric Energy a Long Way Off

Since 2019 the term ‘self-charging hybrid car’ has been touted by most of the top automaker brands. With the future of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), being electric the...

By Graham Jarvis

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14th August 2020

BMW Extends 5-Series PHEV Range

BMW’s 5 Series now features more PHEV powertrains than any other of its model range. The automaker will increase the PHEV offering from two to five models by November...

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13th August 2020

Automakers Risk Missing Diesel Boat in India

Automakers have been warned not to can all its diesel powertrains for its products in India because the demand remains for many consumers. While admitting rising costs and tightening...

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12th August 2020

HiPhi Unveils Machine-Learning BEV

Chinese automaker, HiPhi, has unveiled what it claims is the world’s first machine learning SUV ahead of its debut at the 2020 Beijing Auto Show. The brand, wholly owned...

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12th August 2020

Hackers Must Keep Tearing Cars Apart

Carmakers need to ask software hackers to ‘tear their cars apart’ to make sure the products are cyber secure. That’s the view of Casey Ellis, CTO and founder of...

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11th August 2020

Hybrid Powerboost for Updated Suzuki Ignis

Suzuki has focused on improved power-to-weight statistics for its facelifted self-charging hybrid Ignis compact SUV. The extra power is there to enhance the car’s more rugged, utilitarian styling hinting...

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10th August 2020

Hyundai Latest to Join BEV Sub-Branding

Hyundai is joining the ranks of automaker’s hiving off their all-electric products into a sub-brand. Following in the wheel tracks of Volvo’s Polestar and Aston Martin’s Lagonda, the Korean...

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