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Big Naturally Aspirated Engines Still A Focus For Toyota: Report

THU, 17 OCT, 2013

Toyota’s drivetrain boss has revealed the Japanese carmaker will continue to invest in the development of large naturally-aspirated engines, ...

Lithium-Ion Battery Breakthrough For Electric Vehicles At Australian University

TUE, 4 JUN, 2013

The University of Wollongong has reached a breakthrough with its research on lithium-ion batteries which could make electric vehicles (EVs) more...

Lithium-Ion Breakthrough Promises Smaller, Cheaper, Quicker Batteries

WED, 10 OCT, 2012

Researchers from the University of California claim to have developed algorithms that could reduce the cost of lithium-ion batteries by up to 25...

Chevy Spark Electric Car Announced For 2013

THU, 20 OCT, 2011

General Motors has announced that it will bring an all-electric variant of the Chevy Spark to market in 2013, its first fully-electric passenger...

Toyota Planning Larger Lithium-Battery Hybrids: Report

MON, 16 NOV, 2009

BUILDING ON NEWS in August that Toyota has developed advanced lithium-ion battery technology, Japanese newspaper Yomiuri is reporting that larger ...

Aston Martin CEO Calls For Greater Focus On Hydrogen-Powered EVs

THU, 24 SEP, 2009

BRITISH SUPERCAR MANUFACTURER, Aston Martin, reckons hydrogen fuel cells, rather than batteries, is the better bet for powering electric vehicles....

Ford Plug-In Hybrids To Arrive In 2010

FRI, 17 APR, 2009

Ford has announced it is another step closer to production of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.

GM Already Working On Second And Third Generation Volt

FRI, 20 MAR, 2009

The first version is still yet to go on sale, but engineers at General Motors are already hard at work developing the second and third generations...

Rinspeed iChange Concept To Appear At Geneva Motor Show

TUE, 17 FEB, 2009

The last time we talked about a Rinspeed project, the crazy Swiss geniuses had created the Rinspeed sQuba, a regular looking car that doubled as...

Sacrilege Or Supremely Awesome? Man Converts S2000 To All-Electric Power

FRI, 13 FEB, 2009

Thanks to rising petrol prices and a gaping hole in the automotive market where all-electric passenger vehicles should be found, many enterprising...



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