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‘BYTON’ that! Future Mobility Corp releases electric crossover teaser

Source: Reuters/FMC

Future Mobility Corp (FMC) has released details of an SUV-type vehicle planned for its EV brand, Byton, and it is promising some interesting features. It was announced last year that executives from three major automakers would be joining together to develop a new electric vehicle company called Future Mobility Corp. …

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GKN to reveal next-generation EV driveline

GKN e-Axle

The new eAxle system is an integrated unit that features torque vectoring capability and efficient transmission. The all-new electric axle concept will be revealed at the 67th Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) on Tuesday September 12. GKN Driveline’s new ‘eTwinsterX’ system is adaptable to any vehicle type – front-wheel drive, …

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Interest in Formula E is revving up as top automaker changes gear

Ferrari LaFerrari Hybrid
Source: Ferrari

The president of Ferrari confirmed the motorsport icon is considering Formula E entry for its Fiat brands. Speaking to Mercedes Motorsport’s head, Toto Wolff during the Hungarian Grand Prix, Sergio Marchionne revealed that Ferrari would be open to entering electric versions of the Alfa Romeo or the Maserati. Marchionne wouldn’t …

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Cummins hauls e-truck into pole position

Cummins Class 7 Urban Hauler

Powertrain manufacturer Cummins unveils class-7 electric Hauler As Tesla, Nikola One and others set their sights on bringing electrifying the long-haul trucking sector, engine manufacturer Cummins has also joined the race. At an event in Ohio earlier this week the manufacturer revealed its first fully-electric class 7 demonstration Urban Hauler …

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Daimler helps fund autonomous flying taxi

Volocopter 2X

German firm Daimler invests US$29 million in self-flying taxi innovator Volocopter Volocopter – the German start-up behind the futuristic electric vertical take off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft – has received a total of around US$30 million from investors including Daimler and technology investment firm Lukasz Gadowski. Funds will be used …

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