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3rd August 2020

Pay Your Parking WIth Surplus BEV Energy, Says Nissan

Nissan is exploring the viability of EV owners paying for their parking with surplus electric battery power. The automaker, already spear-heading vehicle-to-grid projects earning cash for unused energy in...

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3rd August 2020

Weekly Brief: Pandemic Fails to Curb Driverless Advances

The potential profitability of self-driving technology was on display last week. Ford announced that despite its factories being closed for half of the second quarter because of COVID-19 while...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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31st July 2020

Hyundai Brings More Real-Time Functions to its Infotainment

Hyundai is upgrading its infotainment’s connectivity bringing real-time features including live parking updates plus types of spaces available to its consumer. Its new i30 will be the company’s first...

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31st July 2020

Volta BEV Truck to Take On London

Scandinavia’s Volta Trucks will take on its toughest challenge to date by releasing its BEV delivery truck on the streets of one of the busiest cities in Europe. Parcel...

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31st July 2020

GM Flies the ICE Flag with Latest Small-Block V8

Amid all the headline-grabbing electrified powertrains being launched, General Motor’s unveils a new small-block ICE to make traditionalist hearts swell. Following in the footsteps of Detroit’s finest engines, the...

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30th July 2020

Most Drivers View In-Car Tech as ‘Distraction’

Most UK drivers think the burgeoning amount of in-cabin technology is creating distractions bordering on the dangerous. That’s the finding of a survey held in response to moves by...

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30th July 2020

PSA Releases Free2Move to Expand Mobility Offering

French automaker PSA has let its mobility brand Free2Move become an autonomous standalone company in a bid to unleash its market potential. While some automakers are trying to rebrand...

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29th July 2020

PSA Targets Premium BEV Market with New Platform

PSA is focused on expanding its BEV offering in the premium C and D segment with the launch of its new all-electric car platform. The platform, planned for vehicle...

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29th July 2020

Lightweighting BEV Technology Market Ready 2022, GLM Claims

A Japanese company has claimed a breakthrough in BEV technology that could see the start of radical lightweighting to the vehicles. Electric cars tend to be much heavier than...

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29th July 2020

Mahle Ups Its Hydrogen Interest for Both FCEV and ICE

Automotive supplier Mahle is increasing its stake in hydrogen powertrain technology exploring both fuel-cell and internal combustion applications. It has announced that it will be expanding its application portfolio...

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28th July 2020

Hybrid Still Toyota’s Top Choice for New Yaris

Toyota is staking its hybrid reputation on the latest generation of its top-selling compact urban car, the new Yaris. The car, unveiled to the European media this week, employs...

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27th July 2020

Renault Says ‘Appy to go EV’ in Landmark 3-Year Trial

Renault has chosen one of the remotest towns in France to prove that its BEVs can cope with everyday life for all of the inhabitants. The automaker wants to...

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