Lignin material tech
Other Lignin applications being researched include a replacement for ABS plastic and an asphalt binder
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Lignin: the paper byproduct that could change the game

Organic carbon substitute could be used in everything from batteries to biofuel and carbonfibre

15 August 2022
Lignin: the paper byproduct that could change the game
Toyota GR86 2022 front tracking cornering
Limited-time availability of Toyota GR86 is down to new safety regulations
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GSR2: The new rules making cars safer but more expensive

Twenty technologies now standard on new cars; existing models must comply by 2024

9 August 2022
GSR2: The new rules making cars safer but more expensive
dual clutch gearbox detailed render
Dry clutches and a lack of computing power meant early DCTs were rough
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The genius behind dual-clutch gearboxes

Why do we hanker after manual gearboxes when dual-clutchers have huge all-round benefits?

8 August 2022
The genius behind dual-clutch gearboxes
Bentley Airline Seat Specification render
12 silent motors give Bentley Airline seats 22 separate adjustments
Technology

Under the skin: How Bentley's latest tech leaves you sitting pretty

New Bentley Airline Seat Specification uses advanced tech to pre-empt passenger needs and maximise comfort

1 August 2022
Under the skin: How Bentley's latest tech leaves you sitting pretty
Mazda e-Skyactiv D engine static
The Mazda e-Skyactiv D engine uses egg-shaped combustion chambers to boost efficiency
Technology

Under the skin: Mazda's diesel lifeline through innovative new engine

New e-Skyactiv D straight-six in the Mazda CX-60 promises to be one of the cleanest diesels available

25 July 2022
Under the skin: Mazda's diesel lifeline through innovative new engine
99 volkswagen mqb platform
MQB platform is now 10 years old
Technology

Under the skin: why engineers love shared vehicle architectures

VW Group has made more than 32 million vehicles using MQB architecture since its 2012 arrival

18 July 2022
Under the skin: why engineers love shared vehicle architectures
Technology

Panasonic claims new battery tech will increase range by 20%

Major supplier says improved batteries will also allow electric vehicles to be roomier and lighter

13 July 2022
Panasonic claims new battery tech will increase range by 20%
Technology

Under the skin: The new EV technology improving efficiency

Four-in-one integrated electric drive axle can raise an EV’s energy efficiency to as much as 96%

11 July 2022
Under the skin: The new EV technology improving efficiency
Technology

Under the skin: The useful future for tired EV batteries

Reports suggest second-life battery capacity could exceed 200GWh globally by 2030

4 July 2022
Under the skin: The useful future for tired EV batteries
Technology

E-fuels given reprieve in European Union bill

Ministers strike a deal to give synthetic engine fuels a chance

29 June 2022
E-fuels given reprieve in European Union bill

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