Toyota’s Redesigned Prius May Get More Drivers Behind the Wheel of a Hybrid Vehicle
Toyota has completely redesigned the Prius and its sleek looks and improved performance just might get more drivers behind the wheel of a hybrid vehicle. The new Prius may also attract buyers that are looking for a more affordable alternative than purchasing a fully-electric vehicle. The improved lithium ion battery allows the Prius to operate on EV-only mode for most daily commutes.
FutureCar Staff 2022-12-25 12:50 PT
Toyota Commits $35 Billion by 2030 to Develop New Electrified Vehicles, Including Hybrid & Fuel Cell Models
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp, which once saw hybrid vehicle powertrains as the future while the rest of the auto industry invested heavily in battery-powered vehicles (BEVs), is now going all in on electrification. But rather than producing only purely electric vehicles like Tesla, Toyota’s updated electrification plans through 2030 will include a mix of battery electric, hybrid and fuel cell powered vehicles.
Eric Walz2022-01-20 11:40 PT
In Case You Missed it: The 2021 Kia Niro PHEV Gets New Features & Pricing
Hyundai Motor's sister company Kia Motors announced an update to its all-new Niro plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), which will be offered as a 2021 model in North America. The new Niro PHEV is getting several updates along with a range of new features.
Manish Kharinta2021-04-23 18:00 PT
Magna International to Supply Dual-Clutch & Hybrid Transmissions to BMW
BMW Group has awarded automotive parts supplier Magna International the largest production order for transmission technologies in the company’s history. The transmission technologies will be used in more than 170 different BMW vehicle applications.
Eric Walz2019-12-06 09:45 PT
Toyota is Using Tesla-style Panasonic Batteries for its China Hybrid Models
Toyota Motor Corp has started using the same type of battery that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, sources familiar with the matter said.
FutureCar Staff 2019-10-20 18:30 PT
Hyundai Develops the World's First Active Shift Control for Hybrid Vehicles
Hyundai Motor Group has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission technology. The innovation optimizes transmission efficiency by monitoring gear shifts 500 times per second, precisely adjusting the transmission rotation speed to for faster shift times.
Eric Walz2019-08-24 18:05 PT
BorgWarner's Leading 48-Volt Technologies Electrify Vehicles for Better Efficiency
BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, foresees a global shift in propulsion demands with EVs and hybrid vehicles.
Eric Walz2017-10-19 15:05 PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT
Zeekr's New 009 Electric Passenger Van is the World's First EV to Feature CATL's Advanced ‘Qilin' Battery With a Range of 510 Miles
Eric WalzDec 19, 2022 1:45 PM PT
Hyundai Gets Serious About Electric Performance Cars, Shows off Two Concepts
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 17, 2022 6:15 AM PT