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E-Bike Maker Claims Apple Employee Poaching Sunk Business

On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
E-bike maker claims Apple When promising EV company Mission Motorcycles went bankrupt last month, it said that “we have not earned any cash (or) revenue of any kind.” However, it’s now putting part of the blame on Apple, claiming that it poached several of its top engineers at a critical time. Mission told Reuters that an investor withdrew crucial ...

Nissan And Mitsubishi Reach Agreement On Development Of Next-Gen Minicars Incliding EV Minicar

On Monday, October 19th, 2015
Nissan And Mitsubishi EV Mini Car Nissan Motor Co., Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, and their joint venture NMKV Co. reached an agreement to continue their joint project regarding development of the next generation of current minicar models. In addition, planning and development of a minicar EV is in progress through the collaboration. The announcement of vehicle details and launch timing of the ...


Rockstar Performance Creates Off-Road Hyundai Tucson For SEMA

On Thursday, October 15th, 2015
Rockstar-Performance-Hyundai-Tucson Hyundai is rapidly filling its space for this year’s SEMA Show on November 3 in Las Vegas, NV, but the latest addition to the growing list of debuts takes a slightly different approach. Rather than going for all-out power like the rest, Rockstar Performance Garage is bringing a tuned 2016 Tucson that’s custom modified to ...

Autonomous Drive Rinspeed Etos Concept To Debut At CES 2016

On Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
Rinspeed-Etos Meet the Rinspeed Etos, an autonomous drive concept that adds drones to the driving experience.Swiss tuner and concept car specialist Rinspeed will be bringing a brand-new concept to the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Frank M. Rinderknecht, boss of the Swiss powerhouse of ideas Rinspeed says: “The major and especially the disruptive innovations in ...

Toyota Unveils Advanced Technologies in All-New Prius

On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
Technologies in All-New Prius In its fourth generation, the Toyota Prius is set to take on new markets with groundbreaking environmental performance, a stylish new design, and a fun-to-drive spirit. Today, Toyota is proud to unveil the technological advances that enable its hybrid flagship to break the mold while still remaining true to form. Toyota has made significant improvements ...

NanoFlowcell Plans To Construct “QUANT City” in Switzerland

On Monday, October 12th, 2015
nanoFlowcell-Quant-F nanoFlowcell AG has announced plans for construction of a state-of-the-art research and development centre named “QUANT City” in Tenero in the Swiss canton of Ticino. Over an area of 25,000 square metres, the activities at QUANT City will be devoted to research into and further development of flow cell technology and the testing of new ...

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTE First Drive

On Sunday, October 11th, 2015
2016 Volkswagen Golf GTE For the past few years I’ve enjoyed a simple automotive tradition: When planning a European vacation, I request a relatively attainable loaner car that’s unavailable in the States. These slices of can’t-get-it-at-home automotive exotica have tended to be clean diesels, and experiencing them in their native habitat ahead of their US debuts often gives some ...

How To Buy A Classic Car Without Spending A Fortune

On Thursday, October 8th, 2015
Classic Car It wouldn’t be too much of a surprise to us that you are interested in classic cars. Anybody with an interest in engines and four wheels is going to have an ideal vehicle they have always wanted. Maybe it was a classy 60s car from an old film you saw when you were young. Perhaps ...

Proterra Announces 35-Foot Electric Bus

On Thursday, October 8th, 2015
Proterra Announces 35-Foot Electric Bus Electric bus manufacturer Proterra Inc. announced it has expanded its Catalyst platform to accommodate increased customer demand for advanced mass transit buses, by introducing a new 35-foot vehicle based on the same technology platform as its current 40-foot Catalyst vehicle. Closely tracking the broader transportation trend towards advanced safety systems, the new 35-foot Catalyst electric ...