Bosch ~ Private, Profitable, and electrified

By | 2018-05-31T14:05:15+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Bosch, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Fuel cells, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Plugin-electric vehicles, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |

"We are in an era of transformation. I would argue that transformation is impacting the auto industry more than any other (industry). The automotive industry is currently the epicenter of innovation. Autonomous vehicles, electrified mobility, and ubiquitous connectivity are expected to transform the entire concept of transportation." Mike Mansuetti, president of Robert Bosch LLC There [...]

Hyundai Ioniq part of a long-term plan

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electric vehicles (EV), Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Hyundai, Plugin-electric vehicles, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Hyundai Ioniq could be one of the first vehicles in three different powertrains based on the same front-wheel-drive architecture. If you've been in the Hyundai Elantra, then you know about the size of the Ioniq sedan. I have long said that if I could have a four-sedan without the plastic feel, I [...]

Audi R18 e-tron at the Geneva Motor show

By | 2017-12-24T17:56:30+00:00 March 3rd, 2014|Categories: 2014 Geneva Motor Show, Alternative Fuels, Audi, Automobiles and Energy, Car shows, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Manufacturers, Technology, Video,|

Audi Press Release Laser light assists the Audi drivers at Le Mans * Audi tests innovative lighting technology on the race track * New R18 e-Tron Quattro combines matrix LED and laser light * Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “Laser light is the future.” LED daytime running light, LED headlights, matrix beam and now laser light: [...]

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid engine, modes and motors on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:38+00:00 October 27th, 2013|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Honda, Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Hybrids, Technology, Video,|

Hiroo Shimada, Chief Product Engineer, is known inside of Honda Motor Corporation as the father of Honda's hybrid system. Shimada-san talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, about the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid engine, modes and motors. Overview The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) and Hybrid (FHEV) Sedan versions are powered by a new [...]