BYD to enter European EV market

BYD will trial introducing electric passenger cars in Europe, starting with the electric Tang SUV in Norway. The plug-in hybrid Tang EV600 has a range of 520km (373 miles) based on the NEDC test cycle and will spearhead BYD’s ambitions in the European EV market. Trialling the Tang in Norway is part of BYD’s commitment […]
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Testing begins on Opel’s all electric SUV

Opel has announced that road testing has begun on its second-generation Mokka SUV, which will feature all new electric e-power system.  Opel CEO, Michael Lohscheller, says, “This second generation shows everything Opel stands for today and, in the future, it will change the perception of our brand. Our engineers still have important work to do, but I’m looking forward to presenting […]
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Ford unleash all electric drag racer

Ford unleash all electric drag racer

For the first time ever, Ford Performance introduces a one-off Mustang Cobra Jet factory drag racer with all-electric propulsion.  The battery-powered Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 prototype is purpose-built and projected to deliver over 1,400 horsepower and over 1,100 ft.-lbs. of instant torque to demonstrate the capabilities of an electric powertrain in one of the most […]
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Equipmake collaborates with HiETA to develop world’s most power dense electric motor

Equipmake and additive manufacturing company HiETA have partnered to develop and produce the world’s most power dense permanent magnet electric motor.  Drawing on Equipmake’s knowledge in the electric motor design sector and on HiETA’s additive manufacturing capability, the partnership aims to produce a power dense e-motor capable of outputting 220kW at 30,000rpm, that weighs less […]
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Volkswagen introduces first plug-in hybrid ‘R’ model

German OEM Volkswagen has unveiled its Touareg R, the first ‘R’ model to be equipped with a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Developed by the VW R performance brand, the Touareg R powertrain comprises a 136ps e-motor and a turbo V6 engine. At the heart of the hybrid drive is a 2,995cc V6 turbocharged gasoline engine, an […]
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