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IndyCar Updates its 2024 Hybrid Unit

IndyCar’s new hybrid unit is expected to debut after the 108th Indianapolis 500 for the second half of the 2024 NTT IndyCar Series season, according to the series. IndyCar is working with Chevrolet and Honda to develop the hybrid unit and has completed testing sessions at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Milwaukee Mile, World Wide Technology Raceway,

2023 Rolex 24 at Daytona to Feature New Hybrid Prototypes

The 61st Anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona weekend is set for next January 26-29, 2023, featuring new prototype hybrid cars.

GM to Produce Hybrid, Electric Chevrolet Corvettes

General Motors has announced plans for a hybrid Chevrolet Corvette sports car, followed by a fully electric model, as GM President Mark Reuss announced in a LinkedIn post. The hybrid Corvette is expected in 2023.  The fully electric Corvette will feature GM’s Ultium-powered batteries. In addition, it will likely feature Ultium Platform’s energy recovery system, a

Two-Stroke Engine Tech Has a Future

As hybrid vehicles continue to be on the rise, the two-stroke engine might have a comeback as a good option for these applications.

IndyCar Moves New Hybrid Powertrain Debut to 2024

IndyCar has moved the debut of hybrid power to the 2024 season due to global supply chain challenges. As a result, the NTT IndyCar Series will continue with its current 2.2-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 powerplant for the 2023 season. Teams will utilize the 2.4-liter, twin-turbocharged V-6 engine with hybrid technology the following season.   “Thanks to our

Report: Electrified Vehicles to Take Half of Global Auto Market by 2030

The tipping point for electrified vehicles is in sight, and a combination of hybrid and fully electric powertrains is expected to cut the global market share of pure internal combustion engines (ICEs) by about 50% by 2030. Internal combustion will continue to play a major role.