28th November 2019

Chery Announces Powertrain Charge With New Engines

Chinese automaker Chery has announced three new ICE-employing powertrains are on its drawing boards while unveiling its latest SUV concept. Its Chery Tiggo 7 was unveiled at the 17th...


27th November 2019

LCV Pollution Test Claims a Mercedes 17 Times Worse than VW

A clean air lobby group claims LCV emissions testing is failing to distinguish between a Mercedes that is 17-times more polluting than an equivalent Volkswagen van. The study run...


20th November 2019

Wraps Come Off VW’s 7th BEV ID. Model

Aerodynamics to improve range is the major story behind Volkswagen’s seventh BEV concept in its ID. family, the station wagon ID. Space Vizzion. Unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto...


19th November 2019

VW Facing Court Battle Accused of Squeezing Suppliers

Volkswagen is facing an antitrust lawsuit claiming small suppliers are being squeezed on pricing brought by a family of US automotive supply companies. The Prevent Group has filed the...


12th November 2019

Continental Server Concept to Connect VW’s ID. Family

Continental’s connectivity concept will be the driver of in-car communications, including OTA update,s for Volkswagen’s ID. family of BEVs. The Tier 1 giant’s electronics architecture reflects the trend away...


8th November 2019

VW to Unveil Latest I.D. Concept as a Station Wagon

Volkswagen will unveil its latest all-electric concept under its ID. family badge with a car aimed at the station wagon sector. Its ID. Space Vizzion concept, to be debuted...


25th October 2019

Five Hybrid Powertrains for New VW Golf

Volkswagen’s eighth-generation Golf has a total of five hybrid options as the German automaker moves to electrify more of its range. In total, there are three 48V mild hybrid...


22nd October 2019

VW Gears Up For Its Mobility Future

Volkswagen is ramping up its strategy of smart city collaboration in a bid to extend its future reach into becoming a major provider of mobility solutions. This week it...


11th October 2019

Seat Explores Fuel From Waste

Spanish automaker Seat is raiding local authority landfill sites to explore whether biomethane can become a commercially viable alternative ICE fuel. The carmaker will participate until 2023 in the...


16th September 2019

Weekly Brief: EV Leg-Up in Europe But US Gives Gig Working a Kicking

The demand for electric vehicles may be iffy and the environmental benefits may be questionable. However, one thing is certain – the e-mobility revolution is happening, ready or not....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


30th August 2019

VW ‘Twin Dosing’ Claims 80% Emissions Cut

Volkswagen is claiming an 80% reduction in NOx emissions thanks to ‘twin dosing’ with Adblue. While many view using the additive in modern diesel exhausts as a rather inelegant...


5th August 2019

Weekly Brief: VW Behind Robot ‘Gas’ Attendant

Robots won’t just drive our cars in the future, they’ll ‘fill’ them up too. That’s the vision that Electrify America put forward last week when it announced plans to...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve