Podcast: The engines of the future

12 January 2021

12 January 2021

As emissions regulations and consumer demand spur manufacturers towards greener mobility, what will power tomorrow’s vehicles? Autovista Group’s chief economist Dr Christof Engelskirchen, Daily Brief editor Phil Curry, and journalist Tom Geggus contemplate the engines of the future.

The trio ask; how essential are incentives to the purchase of new battery-electric vehicles (BEVs), and what might their value be once used? Are plug-in electric hybrids (PHEVs) an essential stepping stone or a potential hurdle for electrification? Will internal combustion engines (ICEs) be left to rot or might they see a second wind? And is hydrogen a beacon of possibility or a doomed dream?

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Show notes

Launch Report: Volkswagen ID.3

Honda e – taking the ‘retro and cute’ route

Mini Electric – Premium and powerful

Launch Report: Mazda MX-30

VW ID.3 offers TCO and equipment advantage over Golf VIII in Germany

TCO Dashboard: B-segment BEVs only competitive because of incentives

How battery health certificates tackle the €92 bn BEV remarketing challenge

Making waves with EV infrastructure reform

Is the automotive industry heading for PHEVgate?

Hydrogen on the road

BMW promotes hydrogen technology with new model in 2022