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BMW Model Revision Measures For Summer 2018.

On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
2018 BMW X4 BMW continues to consistently pursue the improvement of emissions in all combustion engines in summer 2018. As of July 2018, all petrol and plug-in hybrid models of the brand available in Germany will be fitted as standard with a petrol engine particulate filter and thus will already comply with the exhaust standard Euro 6d-TEMP. BluePerformance ...

The New BMW M3 CS.

On Saturday, May 26th, 2018
BMW M3 CS BMW M GmbH is presenting another exclusive, limited-run special-edition model in the shape of the new BMW M3 CS (fuel consumption combined: 8.5 l/100 km [34.0 mpg imp]*; CO2 emissions combined: 198 g/km*). With its accentuated sporting presence, the new M3 CS continues the decades-long tradition of successful M special editions which began in 1988 ...

What’s The Best Engine On Sale Today?

On Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018
Ferrari Engine Although electric cars seem to be the future, there are still dozens of magnificent internal-combustion engines on sale today. Whether it be the sound, the power, or the tech, there are plenty of reasons to appreciate today’s newest powertrains. Which is your favorite? There are plenty of fantastic engines out there right now, but I ...

Scottish Natural Heritage Takes Delivery Of Renault Zoe Evs

On Sunday, May 20th, 2018
Scottish-Natural-Heritage-Renault-ZOE Renault UK is supplying Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) with its first electric cars as SNH begins its move towards a fully electric car pool fleet as a way to reduce its emissions. SNH has purchased five 100 percent electric Renault ZOE, and Renault UK Regional EV expert Matt Kiziuk is going the extra (Zero Emission) ...

Are Title Loans Worth It

On Monday, May 14th, 2018
Auto Title Loans Work Most of us have at least once experienced a challenging financial period, in which we are in need of external help to cover necessary expenses. Although it is comforting to have friends and family to rely on for financial backup when needed, this is not always the case. Often, our exit from such difficult situations ...

Chargepoint Reveals 2 MW Charging Connector For High-Powered Charging

On Monday, May 14th, 2018
chargepoint-connector ChargePoint revealed a first-ever concept design for two megawatt, high-powered charging of electric aircraft and semi-trucks, including electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft. As the charging partner for Uber Elevate, ChargePoint made the announcement at the second annual Elevate Summit, which took place May 8-9 in Los Angeles. The concept design provides a proposal ...

Groupe PSA Selects Punch Powertrain Technology For Future Electrified Transmission

On Saturday, May 12th, 2018
punch-powertrain Punch Powertrain has been selected to supply its newest generation of patented e-DCT systems by 2022, as part of Groupe PSA’s electrification push. Groupe PSA has been actively accelerating its shift to electrified vehicles (Mild-hybrid (MHEV), Electric Vehicles (EV) and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) with the aim of developing an electrified offering covering 100% of its ...

Jaguar I-Pace Is The Star Of Heathrow’s New Luxury Chauffeur Service

On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
Jaguar-i-pace-Heathrow-Airport The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE will form the heart of an all-new zero-emissions luxury chauffeur service to and from Heathrow Airport. As many as 200 I-PACEs will be available at Heathrow as part of a deal with WeKnowGroup, creating one of the largest electric vehicle fleets in the UK. The zero emissions chauffeur service will begin ...

The Clever Way Mazda Nearly Eliminates Turbo Lag

On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
Mazda As turbochargers become more commonplace, automakers are developing innovative ways of reducing turbo lag. For its 2.5-liter Skyactiv engine in the CX-9 and 6 sedan, Mazda has a couple of simple solutions to get its single turbo spooled up more quickly. Engineering Explained’s Jason Fenske breaks it down in his latest video. Mazda uses a ...

Kia Niro EV Unveiled in Korea

On Sunday, May 6th, 2018
Kia Niro EV Kia Motors has unveiled a new all-electric version of Niro at the 5th International Electric Vehicle Expo in Jeju, Korea. Due to receive its global debut at the Paris Motor Show in September, the sporty and versatile Niro EV combines driving enjoyment with eye-catching design and functional utility. Designed at Kia’s design centres in California, ...