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Could the sun be the de-carbonising game changer?

One of the main points coming across at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership conference in London today (24 June) was the future of environmen...

COMMENT: Bosch takes societal bull by horns

For all the chatter surrounding the brave new world of autonomous driving, there is one supplier at least which is broadening the debate bey...

Briefing: developments in powertrain batteries

Battery technologies for powertrain applications have become a focus of attention as OEMs seek to improve performance and reduce the costs o...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: MY2015 Range Rover Hybrid

It’s 120kg heavier than its equivalent SDV6 variants, yet averages 30+mpg in the real world with 26% fewer emissions of CO2. It will glide i...

Latest Interviews

Q&A: Volvo XC90 chief engineer Håkan Ivarsson 2 Jul 2015

Glenn Brooks

Volvo Cars' technical director for the 90 Cluster models opens up about the development of the XC90. Plus, what's coming for two VCC architectures: SPA for medium and large vehicles, and the smaller Geely-Volvo CMA.


INTERVIEW: Carl Bayliss, head of Infiniti UK 5 Feb 2015

Glenn Brooks

Carl Bayliss recently returned to his homeland after a decade in Hong Kong. He is the new country manager for Infiniti UK, responsible for all business activities including Sales, Marketing and Network Development.

Latest News

BMW testing hydrogen fuel cell vehicles 3 Jul 15

Graeme Roberts

BMW will begin testing hydrogen fuel cell vehicles this month.


BYD confirms London electric double decker trial 1 Jul 15

Graeme Roberts

Chinese electric bus specialist BYD has now been confirmed as the maker of what is claimed to be the world's first pure electric zero emission double decker which London mayor Boris Johnson announced at a summit in the capital yesterday (30 June).


Daimler Fuso e-Truck trials conclude successfully 30 Jun 15

Chris Wright

Trials of Daimler's Fuso battery electric, zero emission trucks have been completed in a research project co-funded by the Portuguese government through IAPMEI, the Public Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation.


NEVS launches R&D-production joint venture 29 Jun 15

Simon Warburton

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) says it held what it describes as its project launching ceremony for the production as well as R&D joint ventures in Tianjin Binhai Hi-tech zone yesterday (28 June), marking the start of NEVS' set-up in China.


BYD pure electric bus starts tests in Bogota 29 Jun 15

Graeme Roberts

BYD has recently delivered its first 18 metre, high floor pure electric bus to Bogota, Colombia for testing.


FRANKFURT DEBUTS LIST: Renault Talisman added 29 Jun 15

Glenn Brooks

Renault is the latest brand to confirm the details of a motor show world premiere for the 2015 Frankfurt IAA.

Latest blogs

Elon's SpaceX ship goes boom 29 Jun 15

Graeme Roberts

Given the attention Tesla EVs attract, it's easy to forget entrepreneur and founder Elon Musk has fingers in other pies - notably operating space ships. Which can be a bit risky.


Is Tesla really disruptive? 8 Jun 15

Dave Leggett

I have come across some interesting food for thought on the subject of Tesla and how disruptive its innovative e-tech really is in an article in the Harvard Business Review.

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