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4th June 2020

Hyundai Buys into Hydrogen Storage Solution

As a clear indication of where Hyundai thinks e-mobility is heading, it has announced investment in a European hydrogen storage solution. The South Korean automaker has bought into the...

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4th June 2020

Peugeot e-Traveller Targets Urban Ride-Share

Peugeot has unveiled its urban shared-mobility solution in what some may think a bit of a speculative punt for a post-coronavirus world. Studies have suggested commuters are more likely...

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3rd June 2020

Bosch Launches eCall for Bikers

Bosch claims to have developed a emergency alert system for motorcyclists that mimics the eCall service installed in all new European cars. The automotive supplies giant points out that...

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3rd June 2020

BMW 4 Series Makes Mild-Hybrid Mainstream

BMW has unveiled it new 4 Series clearly pointing the way for its future powertrain focus with mild hybrid featuring in all its M Sport performance models. In fact,...

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2nd June 2020

Polestar Joins Push For EV Infrastructure

Polestar is joining the automaker push to accelerate the introduction of EV charging infrastructure essential is the technology’s consumer acceptance is to grow. The BEV premium sub-brand of Volvo...

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1st June 2020

Ford Targets Performance with Puma Mild-Hybrid

While Volkswagen is treading cautiously in terms of power output with its entry-level Golf, Ford is pumping up the power for its Puma. Despite both cars employing a diminutive...

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1st June 2020

VW Pops up! Motor in Gen 8 Golf

Volkswagen has installed a tiny 1.0-liter three-cylinder in the entry-level version of its latest generation Golf. Clearly aimed at urban economy, the eighth-generation range opener will use a 107bhp...

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1st June 2020

Weekly Brief: Space Dreaming Eases Woes of the World

The future of transportation went extraterrestrial last week as SpaceX launched two American astronauts into outer space. The astronauts, Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, are the first astronauts to...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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29th May 2020

Gordon Murray Claims Lightest V12 Hypercar

Race car designer, Gordon Murray, claims to have developed the world’s lightest road-legal hypercar tipping the scales at under one metric ton. Last year, the automaker Gordon Murray Automotive...

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29th May 2020

Robo-Bus Trials Start in European Cities

Robot buses have begun trialing in a European city as manufacturers and local authorities assess the autonomous technology. Under the banner of the FABULOS project, Helsinki in Finland was...

28th May 2020

UK Study Shows True Scale of EV Infrastructure Challenge

A study of the UK’s on-street EV charger network has revealed that in some areas nearly 1,500 car owners have to vie for a single charger. The study by...

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27th May 2020

Renault Captur PHEV and Clio Hybrid Powertrains Detailed

Renault has released powertrain details of it two latest electrified models, the E-Tech versions of the Captur PHEV and the Clio Hybrid. Captur is the automaker’s first commercial PHEV...

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