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30th October 2020

Chevrolet eCrate Latest in ‘Heritage Vandalism’

Chevrolet is continuing the misguided trend that many view as historic vandalism by revealing a 1977 K5 Blazer converted into a BEV. The automaker created the conversion as proof...

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29th October 2020

Seat Latest Automaker Pinning Hopes on In-House Batteries

Volkswagen Group sub-brand Seat has begun construction of its own battery laboratory seeking to take control of powertrain logistics. It is to be built within the carmaker’s Martorell plant,...

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29th October 2020

Motorists Happy to Cut Car Travel for Clean Air

Most UK city dwellers would leave their cars at home to improve urban air quality. That’s the claim of the latest survey by transport mobility solution provider Kapsch TrafficCom...

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28th October 2020

Consumers Lack Confidence in Autonomous and BEV Tech

Most American car owners don’t trust autonomous vehicle features and remain skeptical about buying BEVs. Those are the findings of the J.D. Power’s 2020 Q1 Mobility Confidence Index Study...

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28th October 2020

Regulators Warned Against Allowing Driverless Lane-Change

Automotive safety experts and insurers are warning the UK government against its haste in allowing automated lane changing technology on to public roads. Thatcham Research and the Association of...

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27th October 2020

World’s Highest Power Density Fuel Cell Claimed by Hyzon

A heavy truck hydrogen fuel cell manufacturer is claiming the world’s most high density power unit following third-party testing. Trials held by TUV Rheinland suggest Hyzon Motors’ fuel cell...

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26th October 2020

Weekly Brief: Let’s Pray Tesla ‘Full Self-Driving’ not Hope-and-Hit

Tesla released its “Full Self-Driving” software last week, achieving an important, yet controversial milestone for the carmaker and the AV industry. The update makes Autopilot more autonomous than ever...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

23rd October 2020

Fisker Ocean to Debut at LA Auto Show 2021

Electric vehicle manufacturer Fisker will debut its long-awaited Ocean SUV at next year’s Los Angeles Auto Show. Following its strategic cooperation with Magna International which is supporting the co-development...

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23rd October 2020

Smart Grid Pilot Ahead of Expected BEV Boom

A pilot trial exploring the potential of ‘smart grid’ charging of electrified vehicles to meet the expected boom in European adoption is being planned in Germany. Power and thermal...

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22nd October 2020

Kia Showcases Multi-Collision ADAS in Sorento

Kia has installed its first multi-collision ADAS system in its new European specification Sorento SUV to showcase technology claiming protection during a typical high speed accident. Often on large...

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21st October 2020

Motorists want Clean ICE Subsidies, Bosch Survey Reveals

Nearly three-quarters of motorists surveyed by Bosch in Europe believe clean ICE technology merits the same government grants as EV powertrains. The automotive supply giant’s survey of in June...

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21st October 2020

GMC’s BEV Hummer Claiming Luxury Off-Road Ability

GMC has released full details of its first all-electric Hummer set to hit the showrooms in 2022. Production of the GMC Hummer EV Edition 1 will start a year...

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