Engines http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/660891/more en Dana’s E-Axle Enters Production for China http://wardsauto.com/engines/dana-s-e-axle-enters-production-china <div class="node-body article-body">The new electric-drive system, targeted at Class 3-6 commercial vehicles, is said to be the first on the market that integrates an electric motor with a rigid axle in a single package.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/dana-s-e-axle-enters-production-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/dana-s-e-axle-enters-production-china#comments Public Engines Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Tue, 22 May 2018 09:15:00 +0000 2394421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Spicer e-Drive eS9000r is first in production and headed for application in a medium-duty Dongfeng vehicle.</strong></p> Tesla Shares Jump on Word of Model 3 Pricing http://wardsauto.com/tesla-shares-jump-word-model-3-pricing <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Tesla shares increased more than 4% after investors learned the electric-vehicle maker would price the fully loaded version of its Model 3 sedan, which has a base price of $35,000, at $78,000.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/tesla-shares-jump-word-model-3-pricing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Engines Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Mon, 21 May 2018 14:45:00 +0000 2398431 at http://wardsauto.com PSA’s DS Luxury Brand Going All-Electric From 2025 http://wardsauto.com/engines/psa-s-ds-luxury-brand-going-all-electric-2025 <div class="node-body article-body">PSA’s announcement means every new DS model produced after the middle of the next decade will be available only in gasoline-electric hybrid or all-electric versions.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/psa-s-ds-luxury-brand-going-all-electric-2025" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/psa-s-ds-luxury-brand-going-all-electric-2025#comments Public Engines Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Mon, 21 May 2018 09:30:00 +0000 2361111 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>DS 7 Crossback E-Tense in vanguard of PSA&rsquo;s electrification drive.</strong></p> Toyota: Solid-State Batteries Likely to Arrive in 2030 http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/toyota-solid-state-batteries-likely-arrive-2030 <div class="node-body article-body">“We believe that our biggest weapon for meeting fuel-efficiency and CO2 regulations, not just in Europe but globally, will continue to be (standard) hybrids,” Shinzuo Abe, Toyota’s powertrain general manager, tells WardsAuto.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/toyota-solid-state-batteries-likely-arrive-2030" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/toyota-solid-state-batteries-likely-arrive-2030#comments Public Engines Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Mon, 21 May 2018 09:15:00 +0000 2367291 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Shinzuo Abe,&nbsp;Toyota&rsquo;s&nbsp;powertrain general manager.</strong></p> Tesla Proxy Advisor Supports Dividing Musk's Roles http://wardsauto.com/tesla-proxy-advisor-supports-dividing-musks-roles <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Institutional Shareholder Services supports a shareholder proposal, to be voted on at Tesla's June 5 annual meeting, that it separate the roles of current chairman and CEO Elon Musk, the company's founder. </div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/tesla-proxy-advisor-supports-dividing-musks-roles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Engines Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Sat, 19 May 2018 04:45:00 +0000 2396181 at http://wardsauto.com GM Drops New Turbo-4 Into Chevy Silverado http://wardsauto.com/engines/gm-drops-new-turbo-4-chevy-silverado <div class="node-body article-body">The redesigned Silverado will offer a 4-cyl. engine with cylinder deactivation – unimaginable in fullsize pickups not long ago – while V-8s also will benefit from a sophisticated new cylinder-deactivation technology.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/gm-drops-new-turbo-4-chevy-silverado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/gm-drops-new-turbo-4-chevy-silverado#comments Public Engines Fri, 18 May 2018 12:00:00 +0000 2391791 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>GM&#39;s new Silverado 4-cyl. employs dual-volute turbocharger with electronic boost control sourced from BorgWarner.</strong></p> Mercedes-Benz to Produce Tesla-Fighting Compact EV http://wardsauto.com/mercedes-benz-produce-tesla-fighting-compact-ev <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Daimler will produce Mercedes-Benz electric compacts at the same French factory where it builds EVs sold under the Smart brand.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/mercedes-benz-produce-tesla-fighting-compact-ev" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Engines Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Fri, 18 May 2018 11:40:00 +0000 2393501 at http://wardsauto.com EXCLUSIVE-Toyota plans to roll into China's EV market in GAC Motor vehicle http://wardsauto.com/exclusive-toyota-plans-roll-chinas-ev-market-gac-motor-vehicle <div class="node-body reuters_news-body"><p>* Toyota, China's GAC Motor to start selling iX4 EV by year's end</p> <p>* Car will have GAC branding, sold through Toyota in China</p> <p>* Partnership helps meet China's strict green-car quotas</p> <p>By Norihiko Shirouzu</p> <p>BEIJING, May 18 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp is taking an unprecedented route to meet China's stringent green car quotas: its showrooms will sell an electric vehicle without the Japanese company's distinctive triple-oval logo.</p></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/exclusive-toyota-plans-roll-chinas-ev-market-gac-motor-vehicle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Engines Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Fri, 18 May 2018 02:56:41 +0000 2392621 at http://wardsauto.com German Automakers Pressed to Expedite Diesel Fixes http://wardsauto.com/german-automakers-pressed-expedite-diesel-fixes <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Germany's environment minister is urging automakers to step up the pace of refitting diesel cars' emissions systems after the European Commission said it was taking Germany and five other European Union countries to court for ignoring air-quality standards. </div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/german-automakers-pressed-expedite-diesel-fixes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Engines Diesel Thu, 17 May 2018 12:48:00 +0000 2390061 at http://wardsauto.com Swiss Prosecutors Probing Deadly Tesla Crash http://wardsauto.com/swiss-prosecutors-probing-deadly-tesla-crash <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Prosecutors have begun investigating the circumstances of a fatal rollover crash last week that firefighters said might have touched off a fire in the electric vehicle's battery.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/swiss-prosecutors-probing-deadly-tesla-crash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Engines Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Wed, 16 May 2018 14:48:00 +0000 2386311 at http://wardsauto.com