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The ranks of batteries aiming to challenge the dominant lithium ion technology have been swelling rapidly in the past few years are researchers and businesses..
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Plug-in hybrid 3 Series is available in estate form for the first time; 330e can now be specified with xDrive

BMW has expanded its 3 Series line-up..
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After Polestar’s limited-run, debutant 1 comes, logically, the 2 – its mass-market, make or break EV. We drive a pre-production car

Hällered..
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RAV4 is genuinely quick when needed (picture not indicative!)

Is the mid-size SUV class where petrol-electric technology finally wins out over diesel?..
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Is now the time to buy or should you hold out a bit for some fresh new metal? We round up every important new car landing in showrooms this year.

2019..
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Second electric VW ID model was originally set for New York unveiling in April, but new summer Detroit show in June looks most likely

Volkswagen's..
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Electric city car will now offer 159 miles of range, with prices starting around £19,695

The new version of the Volkswagen e-Up has gone on sale in..
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Diesel-electric GLE arrives with 61-mile electric range and 256mpg capability, joined by new petrol-electric plug-in GLC

Mercedes-Benz has revealed UK..
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Porsche Taycan rival shown alongside EQS Vision concept ahead of an unveiling later this year

Mercedes-Benz is preparing to take on the Tesla Model S,..
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Refreshing new take on a hybrid small car. It's expensive, though, and will need to be more refined than this early prototype when it goes on sale in the autumn..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 27, 2020

Following recent articles I wrote on both lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries, I received significant correspondence about the environmental pros and cons of..
Credit: OilPrice.com - Published on January 25, 2020

Every debut and new model due to arrive over the next twelve months, all in one place

Keeping track of every new car and knowing when they’re due to..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 24, 2020

Skoda’s first-ever plug-in hybrid brings petrol-electric motoring remarkably close to bargain territory. Not exciting, but pleasingly normal to drive, with all..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 24, 2020

We ride shotgun in the comprehensively redesigned E-Class executive saloon to see how it's shaping up ahead of its launch later this year

“It might..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 21, 2020

260,000 Sions will be produced over eight years

Start-up has crowdfunded €53 million to produce 260,000 vehicles at NEVS production facility in..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 21, 2020

The Sion has a layer of crystalline silicon-cell panels on its body, which create up to 18.6 miles of electric charge a day

Funds will be used to..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 21, 2020

SUV is second in Volkswagen’s electric ID line-up

Volkswagen's next ID production model, the ID 4 crossover, will be revealed at New York motor show..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 21, 2020

Details of the battery pack for Volkswagen’s ID 3 for 2020 reveal the latest-generation battery cell tech

From lithium manganese oxide-based systems..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 20, 2020

Firm invests £36 million in its Valencia factory to produce batteries for new electrified MPVs

Ford has invested £36.7 million in preparing its..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 17, 2020

New version of fifth-generation SUV will go on sale with 302bhp and a 38-mile-plus electric-only range

Toyota has released new details of its..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 14, 2020

PHEV powertrain promises 35 miles of all-electric range and up to 141mpg, also coming to X2

BMW has confirmed prices for the new plug-in hybrid..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 9, 2020

City cars receive 1.0-litre petrol engine with 12-volt assistance before the launch of the electric Fiat 500e

The Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda have become..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 8, 2020

With moving prototypes of Faraday Future's first production model at CES 2020, we got behind the wheel to see if the troubled brand stands a chance of..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 7, 2020

The developers of the lithium-ion battery won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019, in recognition of a scientific achievement that has helped power our mobile..
Credit: OilPrice.com - Published on January 6, 2020

MX-30 will spawn a £30k EV that will appear this year

Japanese firm will use small batteries for less CO2, while developing a rotary-engine range..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 6, 2020

Sián FKP 37 uses a supercapacitor in its hybrid powertrain

Lightweight electricity storage leads the innovations, with the former being previewed on..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 6, 2020

A former glam rock record producer from Dorset has made his DeLorean into an EV - and we've driven it

An email arrived: ‘Could you nip down to..
Credit: Autocar - Published on January 1, 2020

Hydrogen-powered drones have several advantages to lithium ion-powered ones, says Dr Enass Abo-Hamed.
Credit: BBC News - Published on December 30, 2019

Mercedes-Benz CEO Ola Kallenius previews upcoming all-electric compact model at launch of new GLA, ahead of full unveil next year

Mercedes-Benz's..
Credit: Autocar - Published on December 13, 2019

We run down the very best affordable electric city cars, superminis and famliy hatchbacks on sale in Britain today

Electric cars are more popular..
Credit: Autocar - Published on December 12, 2019

VW's Wolfsburg facilities are reducing their carbon footprint

After a history of chasing CO2-based profits, we assess whether the automotive industry..
Credit: Autocar - Published on December 12, 2019

Lithium-ion battery recycling is a big topic in energy right now. Recycling lithium itself, the element that makes these batteries what they are, has not..
Credit: OilPrice.com - Published on December 11, 2019

Mercedes-Benz CEO Ola Kallenius previews upcoming all-electric compact model with preview image at launch of new GLA

Mercedes-Benz's CEO has..
Credit: Autocar - Published on December 11, 2019

Second-generation crossover sits between A-Class and seven-seat GLB; will go on sale in the spring

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the second-generation..
Credit: Autocar - Published on December 11, 2019

"The lighter the car, the more demanding the CO2 regulation"

Ever-stricter CO2 regulations look set to kill off the affordable city car as we know it...
Credit: Autocar - Published on December 4, 2019

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