DIESEL

Jeep Launches Plug-in Hybrids—in Europe

The Compass and Renegade are available as plug-in hybrids in Europe—and have a clever approach to 4x4 operation sans prop shaft

Gary S. Vasilash
Transportation Editor, Gardner Business Media

Trevor Milton of Nikola Talks Industry Disruption

Will Nikola become the Tesla of Class 8 trucking (the Tesla semi notwithstanding)? It sure seems like a good bet. And lots of investors are betting it will
#Nikola #AutolineAfterHours #Iveco

What You Need to Know About Batteries and Electric Vehicles

Expert from the Southwest Research Institute talks about EV batteries, motors and more
#FiatChryslerAutomobiles #Volkswagen #GeneralMotors

The TORSUS PRAETORIAN Takes a Red Dot

Red Dot awards go to excellence in design, and this vehicle has that—and then some
#engineer #Michelin

Kia Reveals 4th-Gen Sorento

Revealed in Europe, designed by a global team, it will be coming to the U.S. later this year
#Bose #Kia #Apple

January 7, 9am CST

AutoBeat Live is a monthly 30-minute show featuring conversations with leading observers of and people in the auto industry. Each episode will include insights about what’s happening—things that may affect suppliers to the industry. 

Mack Enhances Engine Efficiency

While a 3% improvement may not seem like a big deal: the average Class 8 truck drives over 60,000 miles per year. Yes, a big deal
#emissions #Mack Trucks

Talking Powertrains with IAV’s Mike Kenhard

The engineering firm does work for the auto industry on everything from embedded software systems to automated technology. But here we’re learning about powertrains—and an unexpected development
#people #Tesla #IAV

Frito-Lay, Transportation and the Environment

Addressing greenhouse gas reduction in the snack food supply chain
#emissions #sustainability #Volvo

Opposed-Piston Engine Developer Touts 2027 Diesel Emissions Capabilities

Achates moves closer to production, starting with commercial vehicles
#tech

EV/Hybrid Sales Surpass Diesels in Europe

Government incentives drives adoption. But consumers are increasingly more open to the technology.
#europe

European EV/Plug-in Hybrid Share Triples in Q2

Sales of electrified models jumped 53%, while diesel/gasoline sales halved
#europe

Diesels in Europe: Bad Numbers, But Not That Bad

Yes, the number of diesels is down in Europe, but comparatively speaking. . . .
#Volkswagen

VW Doubles Up on SCR

If one SCR system is good, two are. . .
#Volkswagen #emissions

GMC Celebrates Diesel—The Man & the Engine

Plenty of torque. And a mystery.
#HP #GMC

Good News for Diesel

Yes, that headline is correct.
#sustainability #Tesla #Carbon

Continental and Change

“After 2030, the last generation of diesel and gasoline engines will be launched. After 2040, it is possible that no more diesel and gasoline engines will be sold. From 2050, roads and cities will ideally be free of CO2 emissions.”
#emissions #supplier #Continental

2019 Mazda CX-5 Signature AWD

The week I am driving a Mazda CX-5, a Signature AWD version, Mazda North American Operations announced its first quarter sales. And while I look at the number, I really don’t understand them.
#Ford #HP #Google