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Pininfarina Teases Hk Gt Electric Grand Turismo For Geneva Motor Show

On Monday, February 26th, 2018
Pininfarina teases HK GT Pininfarina will showcase a new design work for Chinese Hybrid Kinetic Group, a luxury all-electric Grand Turismo called the HK GT, at next month’s Geneva Motor Show. With the HK GT, Pininfarina interprets a classic architecture of the Italian automobile school, the Gran Turismo, while continuing to refine the identity and the formal language of ...

Renault And EEM Create First “Smart Island” in Porto Santo

On Saturday, February 24th, 2018
Renault Zoe Groupe Renault, European electric vehicle leader, and EEM Empresa de Electricidade da Madeira, SA, which produces, transports and distributes and sells electricity on the two inhabited Portuguese islands of Madeira archipelago (Madeira and Porto Santo), announced the launch of a smart electric ecosystem on the island of Porto Santo. The government of the Autonomous Region ...

Kia Niro Phev Makes Canadian Debut At Toronto Auto Show

On Monday, February 19th, 2018
Kia Niro Phev The 2019 Niro Plug-in Hybrid brings an exciting new dimension to Kia’s alternative fuel car line-up. As Kia’s third plug-in model, the Niro PHEV offers the same crossover utility, fun-driving and winning design of the Niro hybrid, but with an estimated 41 kilometres (25.5 miles) of all-electric, zero-emissions range. It will also offer a total ...


Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Offers Exclusive Luxury With New Features

On Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Mercedes-Maybach stands for the ultimate in exclusivity and individuality. The luxury brand combines the perfection of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class with the exclusivity of Maybach – now the top model from Mercedes-Benz is even more refined. A new radiator grille, optional two-tone paintwork and new exclusive color combinations in the interior ensure an even more distinguished ...

Fully Charged Reviews All-Electric Bollinger B1 SUV

On Monday, February 12th, 2018
Bollinger B1 SUV Last year, New York-based electric SUV startup Bollinger Motors introduced its battery-powered B1 off-roader at the Classic Car Club of Manhattan. Fully Charged Show host Robert Llewellyn took a look at the 100% electric Bollinger B1 SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2017. He spoke with Jeff Holland, from Bollinger Motors, about this tough, practical and exciting ...

Lexus Announces Pricing For The New Three-Row RX Hybrid

On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
Lexus RX 450hL 01 Luxury buyers can now enjoy the confidence of all-wheel drive with the performance and efficiency of the RX 450hL. Set to go on sale at dealers in April, the new three-row crossover once again raises the bar for design and innovation in the hybrid segment. The RX 450hL (AWD) will have a starting Manufacturer’s Suggested ...

ABT Sporstline’s Custom Audi RS5-R Puts Out 530 Horsepower

On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018
Audi RS5-R For ABT, customizing a car is as easy as 1, 2, 3. The German tuner-car specialist just announced completion of its newest project, the RS5-R, an upgraded version of the already hot Audi RS5. It comes with a big power bump, suspension modifications, extra splashes of carbon fiber, and beefy exhaust outlets, among other enhancements. ...

Researchers Have Found A Way to Make Carbon Fiber From Plants

On Sunday, February 4th, 2018
Carbon fiber Carbon fiber is glamorous. It helps shed precious pounds from performance-focused cars like those from McLaren (its carbon Monocell is pictured above) as well as upmarket eco-warriors like the BMW i3, and it is increasingly applied as merit-badge splashes of decor on sporty trims of myriad other vehicles. But it also has a dark side ...