24th May 2021

Weekly Brief: Ford’s ‘Budget’ BEV Pickup Claims Game-Changer Status

The most popular vehicle in America went electric last week when Ford launched the F-150 Lightning pickup truck. The Lightning ditches the F-150’s traditional gasoline V6 engine for a...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


26th April 2021

Fords Worst for Green House Gas in Europe, Study Claims

Ford has been named and shamed as Europe’s highest mass market producer of green houses gases per car sold in the market last year. That’s the claim of a...


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...

21st September 2020

Cyber-Security Hardware at Risk of Being Ignored

Automotive cyber-security hardware remains a relatively small market and a missing piece in the vehicle protection. According to a forecast by security chip provider Infineon, cyber hacks might cost...

By Roma Nazarov


10th March 2020

Can Voice Assistants Open On-Board Revenue Flood Gates?

Nomi is reputed to be one of the world’s most adorable in-vehicle virtual assistant. Whether you think that’s a good thing depends to a great extent on where you...

By Susan Kuchinskas


20th January 2020

Weekly Brief: Hyundai and Kia Gamble on Multi-Model EV Platform

EV start-up Arrival came out of stealth mode with a bang last week. The UK company announced a cash infusion of $112M from South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


5th November 2019

Hot-Rod Fans Wooed With Vintage Chevvy BEV Concept

Chevrolet has set out to woo the hot rod community by unveiling its vintage E-10 Concept BEV pickup truck. The truck debuted at this year’s SEMA Show in Las...


4th November 2019

Chevrolet Piles on Torque With New Small Block “Crate”

The tuning shop of Chevrolet has pumped up the torque available on its latest Small Block “crate” engine for car builders, the new SP383 EFI gasoline V8. Building on...


23rd August 2019

Chevrolet Boosts Range and Appeal of ‘Entry’ EV

Chevrolet has pushed the range of its mass-market long serving BEV, the Chevrolet Bolt, over the magic 250 mile mark. The distance is often cited as a key to...


2nd August 2019

IndyCar’s U-Turn on Hybrid Tech

IndyCar has announced it will introduce a single-source hybrid system to its engines for the 2022 racing season. This move echoes that of the world’s other top open-wheel race...


19th July 2019

Mid-Engined Corvette C8 Unveiled

The long-awaited eighth-generation Chevrolet Corvette, the C8, has been revealed with a mid-engined V8 as its headline act. Ever since the first Corvette back in 1953, the car has...


3rd June 2019

Chevrolet Uses Liquid-Cooled Turbo in 2020 Silverado

Chevrolet is using new engine technology in the 2020 Silverado, designed to improve efficiency through water cooling. The 3.0L DOHC inline-six diesel engine, producing 273 BHP and 460 lbs-ft...