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Electric and hybrid vehicle technology is at the forefront of the automotive industry. Read articles, news and more about the latest tech.

VelV: the light city electric vehicle

Innovation by PSA (Peugeot Citroën)

“The process by which automobiles evolve is advancing very quickly in what is a profoundly changing environment. In 2012, PSA Peugeot Citroën was the European leader in fuel-efficient cars, with the market’s lowest CO2 emissions. We are stepping up our innovation here at PSA Peugeot Citroën to meet the major challenges of tomorrow’s mobility. Today, we will …

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Digital representation of the PSA hybrid air system

PSA’s Hybrid Air System

Increasingly ambitious standards are being set worldwide to reduce emissions of greenhouse gasses and pollutants (NOx and particulates), with targets of 95g of CO2 per km in Europe and 117g per km in China by 2020. Full-Hybrid vehicles will be a necessary part of the equation to meet the 2020 CAFE targets, even though the …

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Vauxhall Technology Scoops Three Energy Efficiency Awards at Future Car Challenge 2012

3 Awards for Vauxhall Tech

Electric Ampera wins Energy Efficiency Awards in “Best Car in C segment” and “Best Range Extender/Plug-in Hybrid” categories for production vehicles HydroGen4 wins “Best Hydrogen Fuel Cell EV” At the Future Car Challenge 2012, Vauxhall once again demonstrated the strength of its low and zero emission technologies competing over a 63-mile stretch from Brighton to …

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The new Michelin Energy™ E-V tyre to equip the Renault ZOE

Michelin Energy E-V Tyre

A new car featuring new technologies and new tyres – everything about the Renault ZOE is new, including its Michelin Energy E-V tyres. Developed through a four-year research and innovation program conducted jointly by Renault and Michelin, the new, highly energy-efficient tyres help increase the car’s overall driving range. All Renault ZOE models equipped with …

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Vauxhall Ampera gets power and refinement from VOLTEC propulsion system

Vauxhall Ampera gets VOLTEC propulsion

Vauxhall Ampera gets power and refinement from VOLTEC propulsion system. Extended-range of more than 300-miles relieves “range anxiety” Instantaneous torque – exciting power delivery Geneva: The revolutionary Vauxhall Ampera will be the first electrically driven automobile with zero-emission capability in Europe that’s suitable for everyday driving. With its Voltec electric propulsion system providing lively acceleration …

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