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autonomous, electric and connected

autonomous, electric and connected

September 18, 2018 No Comments

Ground-breaking innovations for future autonomous and electric transport solutions The Volvo Group continues its far-reaching drive to develop next-generation transport solutions. The latest examples include a system in which autonomous electric vehicles are coordinated to ensure as efficient, and safe goods transport as possible, as well as a new electric compact wheel loader concept. On […]

Nissan strengthens Formula E partnership with stake in e.dams

Nissan strengthens Formula E partnership with stake in e.dams

September 12, 2018 No Comments

Nissan has strengthened its partnership with e.dams by purchasing a stake in the championship-winning racing organization, ahead of Nissan’s debut in the ABB FIA Formula E electric street-racing championship. Nissan is joining Formula E as the first Japanese carmaker to participate in the innovative series and as the global leader in electric cars, with more […]

World premiere of the Mercedes-Benz EQC with battery-electric drive system

World premiere of the Mercedes-Benz EQC with battery-electric drive system

September 5, 2018 No Comments

EQ stands for “Electric Intelligence” As the first Mercedes-Benz model under the new product and technology brand EQ, the Mercedes-Benz EQC has many trailblazing design details and colour highlights typical of the brand. Both inside and out, the EQC embodies the design idiom of Progressive Luxury. This arises from the combination of a previously unknown […]

Gas into Motors NGV rally

Gas into Motors NGV rally

September 5, 2018 No Comments

The opening ceremony of the Gas into Motors NGV rally took place today in Rudong (Jiangsu province, China). The route of the rally will traverse China, Kazakhstan, and Russia. The race is sponsored by the three countries’ largest energy majors – CNPC, KazMunayGas, and Gazprom. The rally’s partners include Germany’s Uniper and the Silkway Rally […]

JAGUAR CLASSIC WILL BUILD ZERO-EMISSIONS E-TYPES

JAGUAR CLASSIC WILL BUILD ZERO-EMISSIONS E-TYPES

August 31, 2018 No Comments

Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will offer all-electric E-types for sale. The news follows the iconic EV sports car’s successful debut in concept form at Jaguar Land Rover Tech Fest in September 2017. Combining its restoration expertise with cutting-edge technology from the Jaguar I-PACE, the award-winning zero-emissions performance SUV, Jaguar Classic will offer tailor-made E-types […]

World’s most advanced electric taxi

World’s most advanced electric taxi

August 30, 2018 No Comments

LEVC, the electric vehicle company responsible for transforming the iconic London black cab, announced that it now has 350 range extended electric taxis on the road across the UK. This includes just over 300 vehicles being operated in London. The new TX is a revolution for passengers who should expect unrivalled ride comfort, class leading […]

Russian carmaker unveils luxury version of Putin’s armoured vehicle

Russian carmaker unveils luxury version of Putin’s armoured vehicle

August 30, 2018 No Comments

At the 2018 Moscow auto show yesterday state-owned Aurus brand unveiled two models – the Senat limousine and a smaller Senat sedan. The Aurus Senat was developed by Russia’s Central Scientific Research Automobile and Automotive Engine Institute, known as NAMI, in Moscow. Senat is powered by a hybrid powertrain combining a 4.4-liter V-8 with an […]

ExxonMobil teams with Buick to offer in-dash fuel payments

ExxonMobil teams with Buick to offer in-dash fuel payments

August 30, 2018 No Comments

Buick and ExxonMobil are debuting a new way to bring simplicity and savings to the pump. A new update to Marketplace, the industry’s first in-vehicle commerce platform, brings ExxonMobil’s pay for fuel functionality right to the infotainment screen of eligible Buick vehicles. This service allows drivers to pay for fuel from their vehicle without swiping […]

Vespa goes electric

Vespa goes electric

August 28, 2018 No Comments

The Piaggio Group will start production of Vespa Elettrica in September. The long-awaited electric version of the world’s most famous and beloved scooter will be produced at the Pontedera plant in the province of Pisa, the same one where Vespa first rolled off the line in the spring of 1946 and that today is one […]

Kalashnikov unveils the CV-1, its ‘electric supercar’

Kalashnikov unveils the CV-1, its ‘electric supercar’

August 24, 2018 No Comments

Russian manufacturing firm Kalashnikov presented an electric concept car CV-1 at the international forum “Army-2018”. The company reportedly said in a statement on Thursday that the CV-1 car featured a number of “complex systems” with technology that would “let us stand in the ranks of global electric car producers such as Tesla”. It added that, […]

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