Tag: HYBRIDS

Every Toyota/Lexus model to be ‘electrified’ by 2025

Every Toyota/Lexus model to be ‘electrified’ by 2025

Sometime the future, all vehicles may run on electricity and there will no longer be vehicles powered by fossil fuels  – petrol or diesel. However, before that time comes, there is a period of transition which has begun as more companies announce plans to provide ‘electrified’ vehicles in their near-future […]

New US regulation will require hybrids/EVs to make noise

New US regulation will require hybrids/EVs to make noise

Noise from motor vehicles is something we have all come to accept and though undesirable, there is a safety ‘benefit’ to noise being generated – it alerts pedestrians of the presence of vehicles near them. However, with hybrid and electric vehicles running so quietly, it is now a concern that […]

Powertrains of the world

Powertrains of the world

Petrol engines are still the most popular  in the world, according to a study by the Bosch Group. In the world’s largest automobile market, China, nearly all new car purchasers choose a petrol engine while in the USA and Japan, it is roughly 75%. As more motorists become more economy-conscious […]