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17th January 2022

Weekly Brief: EVs Start Walking-the-Walk Towards Mass Adoption

The electric vehicle revolution won’t be a revolution until the business fundamentals support it. Consumer curiosity, federal tax breaks, automaker incentives and environmental angst only go so far. If...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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14th January 2022

Hydrogen ICE Power Back on the Table with Lexus Off-Road Concept

Lexus has debuted its hydrogen ICE powered off-road concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon which opened today. The Lexus ROV (recreational off-road vehicle) concept tries to reinvent the SUV...

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14th January 2022

City Planners’ Green Light for UK’s Largest Gigafactory

The UK’s ambitions to lead the automotive industry in battery technology has moved a step closer with regulators approving plans for the nations largest production facility. West Midlands Gigafactory...

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13th January 2022

BEV Owners can Earn Cash Trading CO2 Certificates

German micro-BEV maker Next.e.GO Mobile is offering its eco-warrior customers the ability to trade CO2 certificates for using its products. The independent manufacturer of the e.Go Life urban runabout...

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12th January 2022

Michelin Claims Top Eco Honors in Euro Tire Tests

With environmentalists becoming increasingly concerned over non-tailgate vehicle emissions, Michelin is claiming top honors in an European mass test of tire particulates. The French brand claims the leader spot...

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11th January 2022

Peugeot Ends ICE Production for Compact MPV Range

Peugeot has ended production of the ICE versions of its range of urban focused compact people carriers. The French automaker says the move follows increasing demand for the BEV...

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10th January 2022

Weekly Brief: Fewer People but Just as Many Cars at CES 2022

The crowds stayed home but the cars showed up. Most media coverage in the build-up to CES 2022 focused on which big-name presenters had pulled out owing to the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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7th January 2022

Volvo Plans Hands-Free Driverless Tech for California

Volvo plans to roll-out its first fully automated driving function to its next generation BEV vehicles sold in California. Once the system has been verified for use on Californian...

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6th January 2022

Stellantis Leaps into Software Bed with Amazon

Stellantis will fulfil the prophesy for the automobile’s future that many in the industry have voiced by entering a wide-ranging commercial agreement with digital giant Amazon. The two companies...

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6th January 2022

Mild Hybrid ICE Only Option for Renault Austral SUV

In among all the BEV noise, Renault will be launching its new mid-sector SUV purely with an ICE mild-hybrid range of powertrains. The French automaker’s latest drip-feed unveiling of...

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5th January 2022

BMW Reveals Most Powerful iX BEV

BMW has unveiled its third and most powerful version of its BEV BMW iX cross-over, the range-topping iX M60. Boasting the power equivalent of 614bhp and 811ft-lbs of torque...

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5th January 2022

Zeekr Pitches for first Level 4 Commercial AV

Zeekr’s latest collaboration with Intel’s Mobileye sees it target becoming the first BEV maker to market a Level 4 autonomous vehicle. The sub-brand of China giant Geely with design...

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