#Hybrid Vehicles

Automotive fan motor chip drives quietly for electric vehicles

For an automotive three-phase fan motor driver, Allegro has picked a control algorithm for quiet running in electric vehicles. Called A89307, it uses field-oriented control to drive continuous sinusoidal current to the load. “By design, electric and hybrid vehicles are quieter than traditional models with internal combustion engines, especially when...
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Next-Gen Mazda MX-5 To Retain An Internal Combustion Engine

The next-generation Mazda MX-5 will hit the market at a time when electric and hybrid vehicles start to become even more commonplace but the sports car won’t follow suit. In fact, it will retain an internal combustion engine, according to a new report. Autocar claims that the MX-5 will survive...
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Case study: Colin’s 15-year electrifying leasing journey to plug-in vehicles recently partnered up with car charger comparison site Rightcharge to ensure our customers get the best advice when it comes to charging their plug-in lease vehicles at home. During discussions, it became apparent that Rightcharge’s very-own Colin Hennessey is a serial lease customer, who happens to be a big...
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Going electric with automotive mechanics

The Automotive Strategic Workforce Initiative at Weber State University is a new program designed to prepare automotive and engineering students to operate on electric and hybrid vehicles in the workforce. The program was officially launched on Sept. 17, and although it was developed by WSU, the goal for the program...

Is the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime Tesla’s Greatest Competition?

The Toyota RAV4 Prime may be a Tesla killer. Is the RAV4 Prime Tesla’s biggest competition? Learn why the RAV4 Prime could steal Tesla’s thunder here. Tesla’s rise to become the best electric automaker. Tesla models are responsible for a large percentage of the electric vehicle market share. The Tesla...

President launches first hybrid Toyota vehicle produced in SA

MOTORING NEWS - President Cyril Ramaphosa has described the launch of the local production of the Corolla Cross as an important step to South Africa’s path to transform the car-making business into a green industry success story. “It will take hard work but we must do it,” the First Citizen...

Tesla's $1tn valuation consolidates Elon Musk as world's richest man

Tesla boss (TSLA) Elon Musk has reinforced his position as the richest man in the world as Tesla’s market value has broken through the $1tn (£725.7bn) mark for the first time after receiving an order for 100,000 of its vehicles from the car rental company Hertz (AZC0.F). Tesla joins tech...
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Car sales continue recovery from pandemic

Car sales in Colorado continue their recovery from the pandemic year of 2020 with sales in the first nine months of 2021 up 18.5% over the same period of the year prior. The Colorado Automobile Dealers Association, which tracks vehicle sales, said auto sales in the state are slightly ahead of the U.S. market, which has seen an 18.2% increase over the year prior.

Americans buy Tesla instead of EVs.This is why it is about to change

Americans aren’t buying electric cars, they’re buying Tesla. This is a relatively true statement for US consumers in recent years, Tesla According to IHS Markit, it accounts for the majority of EVs sold, including 79% in 2020.But it is beginning to change as a so-called traditional one Automakers and start-ups invest billions of dollars With lots of new electric cars to compete with Tesla.

Electric vehicle sales soar in the EU during Q3

The most strict mandates for transitioning from traditional gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles to electric vehicles are in Europe. In many parts of Europe, there is a mandate to eliminate all new combustion vehicle sales, and sales of electric vehicles are expected to climb significantly. However, a surprising metric has come out of Europe concerning auto sales during the third quarter of 2021.

The Top 7 Reasons to Purchase an Electric or Hybrid Vehicle in 2022

While it’s true that we are still in 2021, it’s this time of year when all the major car manufacturers start to release the upcoming year’s models. For anyone in the market for a new car in 2022, this is a very exciting time as you’ll be able to check out features, pricing and trends. But before you go and make a purchase decision, you may want to look long and hard at electric and hybrid vehicles. These have come a long way in the past decade and are now becoming a very popular choice.