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Jaguar details the technology behind the I-Pace

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Ahead of it public debut at the Geneva International Motor Show next month, McLaren has released further information on the Senna. Fitted with a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 – McLaren’s most powerful IC engine ever produced for a road car – the limited release hypercar will develop 800ps and 800Nm.

Toyota details its new Dynamic Force engine

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The Japanese OEM has revealed its all-new powertrain system which is set to be installed in 80% of Toyota vehicles by 2023. Based on the Toyota New Global Architecture, the technology will feature a new continuously variable transmission (CVT), a 6-speed manual transmission and a 2.0-liter hybridized engine unit.

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As OEMs continue to announce plans to end production of diesel engines, Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new diesel PHEV C-Class at the Geneva Motor Show. Will this powertrain development give TDI a new lease of life? 


Bitrode Announces Energy Storage Partnership in Indonesia

Bitrode have announced a partnership with Jakarta-based Inter Pasific Cemerlang (IPC) in order to bring energy storage solutions to businesses in Indonesia. Bitrode, a supplier of battery production charging and test systems, and laboratory testing systems for power storage applications (including hybrid and electric vehicle, automotive, industrial and consumer batteries), manufactures their products in the US, and announced the partnership as a move to offer a new option for Indonesia-based companies.

“Bitrode recognizes the importance of providing local sales and service to existing and potential customers,” said John Grimm, Bitrode’s director of sales and marketing. “IPC’s technical sales and service experts are equipped to handle the growing energy storage industry in Indonesia.” IPC, which has been supplying custom measuring and testing instruments to the electrical power and related industries since 1989, were similarly enthused.
“We are proud to partner with Bitrode to support the battery testing industry here in Indonesia,” said Lucas Taslim, managing director of IPC. “We believe that our local expertise combined with Bitrode’s excellent reputation, innovative products and industry-leading support will generate a beneficial long-term relationship for both companies.”

11 June 2014


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