Engines http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/660891/more en Group Says Fuel-Cell Vehicles Could Play Key Role in Meeting Paris Targets http://wardsauto.com/engines/group-says-fuel-cell-vehicles-could-play-key-role-meeting-paris-targets <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">FCVs could power some 400 million cars, 15 million-20 million trucks and about 5 million buses by 2050, if policymakers promote hydrogen use as part of the Paris Agreement on carbon-dioxide reduction.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/group-says-fuel-cell-vehicles-could-play-key-role-meeting-paris-targets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/group-says-fuel-cell-vehicles-could-play-key-role-meeting-paris-targets#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Wed, 22 Nov 2017 05:01:00 +0000 2018331 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda Clarity one of three FCVs available now, but more models on way, McKinsey says.</strong></p> The Big Story: For EV Batteries, Future Is Now http://wardsauto.com/big-story/big-story-ev-batteries-future-now <div class="node-body article-body">Developers are working feverishly on solid-state, lithium-air and other advanced technologies, but the growing manufacturing infrastructure, improving range and rapidly declining costs are making Li-ion batteries tough to beat.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/big-story/big-story-ev-batteries-future-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/big-story/big-story-ev-batteries-future-now#comments Public Big Story Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:10:00 +0000 1994581 at http://wardsauto.com Where EV Market, Battery Technology Headed http://wardsauto.com/engines/where-ev-market-battery-technology-headed <div class="field-byline"> WardsAuto Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new report by WardsAuto Intelligence takes a close look at automakers’ future product plans and the midterm prospects for the electric-vehicle market, where EV battery technology and global capacity are headed and the strategies of key players as the industry marches into the electrification age.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/where-ev-market-battery-technology-headed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/where-ev-market-battery-technology-headed#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:41:00 +0000 2008311 at http://wardsauto.com UPDATE 2-Volkswagen accelerates push into electric cars with $40 bln spending plan http://wardsauto.com/update-2-volkswagen-accelerates-push-electric-cars-40-bln-spending-plan <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* Investments also cover mobility services, digitalisation</p> <p>* Total investments by 2022 of 72 bln eur</p> <p>* Spending plan covers 2018-2022 period</p> <p>* Thrift, rising auto sales help trim investment quota -VW (Adds comments from works council chief and analyst, details on investment, background)</p> <p>By Andreas Cremer and Jan Schwartz</p></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/update-2-volkswagen-accelerates-push-electric-cars-40-bln-spending-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:23:36 +0000 2014121 at http://wardsauto.com South Korea EV Sales Top 10,000 Through October http://wardsauto.com/engines/south-korea-ev-sales-top-10000-through-october <div class="node-body article-body">The surge is attributed to a government tax cut and subsidies, in addition to expanded charging infrastructure and EVs’ improved performance.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/south-korea-ev-sales-top-10000-through-october" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/south-korea-ev-sales-top-10000-through-october#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:45:00 +0000 2008031 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ioniq accounts for more than 60% of EV sales YTD.</strong></p> Daimler to Spend $755 Million on Chinese EV, Battery Production http://wardsauto.com/daimler-spend-755-million-chinese-ev-battery-production <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The first vehicle to be produced by Daimler and its joint-venture partner BAIC will be the EQC, a battery-powered CUV with a targeted launch date of 2019.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/daimler-spend-755-million-chinese-ev-battery-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:02:00 +0000 2013541 at http://wardsauto.com Volvo’s Natural-Born Racing Engine http://wardsauto.com/engines/volvo-s-natural-born-racing-engine <div class="field-deck"> 2017 Story Behind 10 Best Engines </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Boasting an eye-popping 184 hp/L, Volvo’s turbocharged and supercharged 4-cyl. Polestar started life as a racing engine before it found its way into family haulers.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/volvo-s-natural-born-racing-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/volvo-s-natural-born-racing-engine#comments Public 2017 Engines Behind 10 Best Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:00:00 +0000 2009771 at http://wardsauto.com Infiniti’s Variable-Compression Engine Packs Punch http://wardsauto.com/engines/infiniti-s-variable-compression-engine-packs-punch <div class="node-body article-body">Modifying the compression ratio of a running engine sounds like a recipe for disaster, but after driving Nissan’s variable-compression 4-cyl. we can attest it’s ready for production.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/infiniti-s-variable-compression-engine-packs-punch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/infiniti-s-variable-compression-engine-packs-punch#comments Public Engines Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:02:00 +0000 2011101 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Day (left) and Kiga with Infiniti VC-Turbo engine.</strong><br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> Infiniti VC-Turbo engine http://wardsauto.com/engines/infiniti-vc-turbo-engine <div class="node-body gallery-body">Infiniti engineers devoted 4 years to developing the VC-Turbo engine for prime time. It launches in March in the ’19 Infiniti QX50.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/infiniti-vc-turbo-engine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/infiniti-vc-turbo-engine#comments Public Engines Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:00:00 +0000 2011021 at http://wardsauto.com Tesla to Take Wraps Off Prototype Electric Heavy Truck http://wardsauto.com/tesla-take-wraps-prototype-electric-heavy-truck <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The truck, called the Tesla Semi, reportedly will have an operating range of 200 to 300 miles and may have autonomous capabilities.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/tesla-take-wraps-prototype-electric-heavy-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Thu, 16 Nov 2017 12:00:00 +0000 2011961 at http://wardsauto.com