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Auto Propulsion and Tech Check: ’20 Honda CR-V Hybrid

Honda’s new CR-V Hybrid scores well on fuel economy, leaning more heavily on electric propulsion than the Accord Hybrid, but gives mixed results on ADAS and connectivity.

Propulsion Electrified Vehicles Electrification

Dynamic Cylinder Deactivation Going Mainstream

Dynamic Fuel Management, the fuel-saving system that regulates cylinder shutdown in 17 different firing patterns in GM’s V-8 engines, is poised to double its take-rate as the automaker incorporates it into many of its fullsize SUV and truck engines. The company that developed the technology plans to expand its use in 3-, 4- and 6-cyl. engines, as well as diesels.


What the Next Round of BEV Buyers Want

Automakers need to do a better job crafting their marketing to potential BEV buyers. Escalent says its survey data can help.

Propulsion Electrification

Ford: No More Compliance BEVs, Profitability Key, Mach-E Reservations

Ford has dabbled in electrification over the years, more so than the other Detroit automakers in terms of model offerings, but these vehicles were largely to meet regulations both in the U.S. and abroad.

Electrification Business Strategy

Cold Day in Scandinavia, Driving Magna’s Hot Electric Powertrain Future

Magna’s Winter Test in frozen northern Sweden provides an opportunity to sample all of the company’s leading-edge drivetrain technologies, from Jeep Wrangler two-speed transfer cases to highly sophisticated electrified axle systems in the company’s e2 and e4 prototypes.

Propulsion Electrification

GM Unveils Ultium Battery, Wide Electric Lineup Planned

The Detroit automaker is planning near continuous launches of new BEVs starting late next year with the GMC Hummer.

Electrification Batteries

Hyundai Reveals Prophecy; Bosch and Pininfarina Team Up; GM Ups Charging

Hyundai’s latest BEV concept showcases a sleeker design language, while suppliers unite to offer tailor-made BEVs and GM will raise the number of charging spots at its facilities.

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Power Shift: 48V Takes Hold

A look at the 48V movement to meet global emissions standards and satisfy growing vehicle electrical-system demands.

Electrification Propulsion

China's New Energy Vehicle Future

How automakers, suppliers and policymakers are drawing the roadmap for battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in the world’s biggest market.

Markets Propulsion

FCVs on the Horizon

The state of fuel-cell vehicle technology, OEM marketing strategies and trends in the U.S. and global markets.

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