Like its Range Rover Evoque sibling, the Range Rover Sport mild hybrid employs a belt-integrated starter generator, DC-DC converter and 48V Li-ion battery, resulting in a 12 g/km reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions.
While bullish about the CVT market going forward – he sees at least 20 more years before full electrification adversely impacts JATCO’s main business – the electrification trend will continue, JATCO President and CEO Teruaki Nakatsuka says.
Toyota Australia President and CEO Matt Callachor says the hydrogen center is a step toward meeting the automaker’s target of zero carbon-dioxide emissions from sites and vehicles by 2050.
VW will gauge response to the Tarok concept in deciding whether to build a version for the U.S. Brand boss Scott Keogh says he likes the Tarok because the second-row seats fold, along with the rear wall of the cab, to extend storage space in the bed.
The automaker says its goal for the U.S. is to sell 10% of CX-5s with the 2.2L diesel, which would mean about 15,000 units. The engine produces 290 lb.-ft. of torque and is rated at 30 mpg on the highway with AWD.
Despite European Commission rules forbidding member countries to adopt a specific powertrain technology, central and some regional and municipal Spanish governments have made clear their preference for the electric alternative.
“Innovative UX” can be found inside the all-electric coupe, including seven screens mounted on or around the steering wheel.
Ford Performance shifts its focus from engineering the 700-hp Shelby Mustang GT500 to bolting the award-winning, high-output Focus RS 4-cyl. into the base Mustang.
Volkswagen’s sixth ID. concept is based on a new variant of the automaker’s MEB electric-vehicle platform.
As well as offering conventional combustion engines, the GLB also is being developed as a battery-electric model due to join Mercedes-Benz’s new EQ electric-vehicle sub-brand badged as the EQB in 2021.