24th April 2023

Cupra Launches its First SUV Coupé BEV

Seat’s performance BEV brand, Cupra, has unveiled its first SUV coupé claiming up to 335bhp and a 0-62mph sprint time of under six seconds. The Cupra Tavascan follows on...


21st March 2023

Insurance Challenges to Partial Autonomous Vehicle Safety

A clamp down is underway in the United States. This may be partly due to the accidents that have occurred over recent years involving Tesla vehicles that were driving...

By Graham Jarvis


18th May 2022

Škoda Begins EV Battery Production at Czech HQ

Škoda has begun building its own batteries to fit the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB) in Mladá Boleslav. This makes the automaker’s main plant the only production facility...


8th September 2021

Cupra to be All Electric Brand by 2030

Performance sub-brand of Seat, Cupra used its attendance at the IAA Munich International Motor Show to announce its commitment to become an exclusively electric powered automaker by the decade’s...


25th May 2021

Four Powertrain Outputs Offered by new Cupra BEV

Cupra’s new Born sports BEV hatchback will be available in four power versus range options when it arrives in European showrooms this summer. The automaker is hoping to broaden...


11th May 2021

Seat Installs Autonomous Cargo Carts at Plant

While autonomous vehicles on public roads remain a distant dream, Spanish automaker Seat has kept the technology’s flag flying with AV cargo carts at its Barcelona plant. It has...


23rd March 2021

Seat Promises ‘Affordable’ BEV by 2025

Spanish automaker Seat has pledged to bring an ‘affordable’ BEV to market within the next four years. The urban focused vehicle is expected to be priced between €20,000-€25,000 ($23,850-$29,780)...


18th March 2021

Audi Expands Swarm ADAS Capabilities

Audi is accelerating its swarm technology bringing more V2X features to its mass market products. Its upgraded “Local Hazard Information” (LHI) now uses a car-to-cloud connectivity that can estimate...


8th February 2021

Seat Cupra Formentor PHEV Claims Speed and Economy

Spanish automaker Seat has released powertrain details of its new Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid plug-in hybrid SUV coupe. The Formentor claims to be able to accelerate from 0 to 62mph...


4th November 2020

VW to Electrify Greek Island

Following Renault’s BEV take-over of a French town’s transport, Volkswagen has gone one better with the electrification of an entire Greek island. The automaker has announced it will establish...


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,...


9th July 2020

Cupra Performance BEV Finally Comes to Market

Cupra, the performance sub-brand of Seat, has confirmed its new BEV hot-hatch will be the Cupra el-Born. The car closely follows the original concept which first saw the lights...