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Delivery of Scania gas bus  to Bogotá

Delivery of Scania gas bus to Bogotá

November 9, 2018 No Comments

In its largest gas bus delivery ever, Scania will supply 481 Euro 6 gas buses – the cleanest and most silent buses on the market – for the renewal of Bogotá’s TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit system. Bogotá is replacing its earlier Euro 2 and Euro 3 buses with the latest in low-emission technology. Scania’s Euro […]

Porsche E-Performance, Porsche’s electrification plans

Porsche E-Performance, Porsche’s electrification plans

November 6, 2018 No Comments

Porsche has announced the name of its first full-electric sports car during the official celebration of the anniversary “70 years Porsche sports car” – Taycan. The name translates as “lively young horse”, referencing the centre of the Porsche crest.” Our new electric sports car is athletic and performance-oriented; a car that persistently surpasses boundaries, and […]

New car registrations in UK, down 2.9% year-on-year in October

New car registrations in UK, down 2.9% year-on-year in October

November 5, 2018 No Comments

The UK new car market declined again in October, with 153,599 vehicles registered, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Deliveries fell by -2.9% in the month, as model changes and backlogs at test houses conducting tough new WLTP emissions certification continued to cause shortages across some brands. […]

How far can you go in an electric car?

How far can you go in an electric car?

November 1, 2018 No Comments

A new controlled test has revealed the true distances today’s most popular EVs can cover – with some falling short of their claims by as much as 100 miles. The automotive title already produces a ‘true MPG test’ for petrol, diesel and hybrid machines to challenge the ‘official’ figures from test cycles that are advertised […]

Eni and IONITY sign framework agreement

Eni and IONITY sign framework agreement

October 26, 2018 No Comments

Eni and IONITY signed a framework agreement today to install high power-chargers for electric cars at Eni service stations. IONITY, a joint venture between Daimler, Ford, BMW and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche, is currently on target to install 400 stations across Europe by 2020, with up to 2,400 chargers. IONITY has chosen […]

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Mercedes-Benz invests $1 billion in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Mercedes-Benz invests $1 billion in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

October 9, 2018 No Comments

Mercedes-Benz sets up production of electric vehicles in the United States. The company plans to produce Mercedes-Benz EQ SUV models at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama passenger-car plant celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. In addition, a battery plant will be built. In total, $1 billion will be invested in the expansion of the manufacturing footprint in […]

5 SMALL CHANGES TO MAXIMIZE YOUR CAR’S FUEL

5 SMALL CHANGES TO MAXIMIZE YOUR CAR’S FUEL

October 9, 2018 No Comments

To drive is to consume fuel. But, there are some effective and sometimes surprising ways to curb your fuel consumption on the road. To learn how you can save time and money, check out these easy-to-follow tips. 1. Just cruise Excessive braking and accelerating on the highway can lower gas mileage by up to 30 […]

Oil Price Rally Boosts Electric Car Sales

Oil Price Rally Boosts Electric Car Sales

October 8, 2018 No Comments

Tesla’s competition is about to get more crowded next year with many legacy automakers and luxury brands launching a record number of battery electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. All EV makers will have one common element that could help lift demand for battery vehicles—rising oil prices leading to fuel prices at four-year highs, which could […]

Lamborghini Urus SUV

Lamborghini Urus SUV

October 5, 2018 No Comments

A super sports car soul and the functionality typical for an SUV: this is Lamborghini Urus, the world’s first Super Sport Utility Vehicle. Identifiable as an authentic Lamborghini with its unmistakable DNA, Urus is at the same time a groundbreaking car: the extreme proportions, the pure Lamborghini design and the outstanding performance make it absolutely […]

Aspark Is Taking Pre-Orders

Aspark Is Taking Pre-Orders

October 2, 2018 No Comments

Japanese hypercar company Aspark will show its Owl car at the Paris Motor Show. Pre-orders have begun for the first models of the circa £3.1million electric car. The Aspark Owl will be on display at the Paris Motor Show that begins this week, and the company will start taking non-refundable €1 million deposits there. Aspark […]

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