The January 2023 issue is now available online! Packed full of news, interviews and features, including:
MERCEDES-AMG C 63 S E-PERFORMANCE: Once synonymous with bellowing V-configuration engines, there’s a new soundtrack emerging from Mercedes-AMG’s Affalterbach headquarters, with the latest C 63 S sporting the world’s most powerful production I4.
LIFECYCLE ASSESSMENT: With an increasing number of vehicles offering zero tailpipe emissions, will lifecycle assessment become the next major frontier for environmental legislation?
OEM INTERVIEW – NIO: Founded by entrepreneur William Li less than a decade ago, Nio has been making strides in the Chinese market with its expanding range of EVs – first SUVs and latterly saloons.
ON BOARD CHARGERS: Among the hype surrounding the transition to EVs, with talk of ever-greater battery capacity, increased motor and power electronics efficiency and advances in thermal management t is easy to overlook the role of onboard chargers (OBCs).
RARE EARTH FREE MOTORS: Sustainability is at the very top of many industries’ agendas as the electrification era gathers pace. How are manufacturers looking to reduce reliance on rare earth materials in motors?
BATTERY SUSTAINABILITY: When considering more environmentally friendly battery packs, sustainability has to be a key objective from the outset.
EQUIPMAKE E-AXLE: E -axles are becoming one of the favored methods for rapid integration of electric powertrains into vehicle platforms and have been deployed across applications ranging from micromobility to trucks and hypercars.
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