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DS Automobiles And TECHEETAH To Form Formula E Partnership

On Tuesday, July 24th, 2018
DS-Automobiles-TECHEETAH DS Automobiles, which has been active in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship since the series opened to manufacturers, will run its new car – the DS E-TENSE FE 19 – in association with TECHEETAH from 2018/2019. This partnership brings the first chapter of the brand’s involvement in the electric street racing series alongside Virgin ...

Watch The Next BMW X5 M Get Thrashed Around The Nurburgring

On Monday, July 16th, 2018
BMW X5 M The X5 M was BMW’s first all-wheel drive M car, powered exclusively by a twin-turbo V8 since its inception. Now that an all new X5 is out, an M version is undoubtedly on its way. Here it is testing on the Nurburgring. Nurburgring YouTuber Automotive Mike spotted this partially camouflaged BMW X5 performance testing on ...

6 Truck Driving Safety Tips

On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
Truck Driving Safety Tips The skills needed to drive a car do not translate to the ability to drive a truck. It is an entirely different animal and one that requires specific training. In general, trucks are much more challenging to operate than cars because: They are much larger There are more blind spots Trucks are much harder to ...

BMW Prices The 2019 8 Series For The U.S. Market

On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
BMW 2019 8 Series BMW has now announced official prices for the new, 2019 model year BMW 8 Series. The M850i xDrive coupe marks the 8 Series nameplate’s return to the North American market after an absence of more than two decades. The coupe is priced from $112,895 (including $995 in destination fees), and all of the cars come ...

Volkswagen To Offer Electric Car-Sharing Services From 2019

On Saturday, July 7th, 2018
volkswagen-id-study The Volkswagen brand announced a new all-electric car-sharing platform called ‘WE’ that will launch in Germany in 2019. These services are to be extended to major cities in Europe, North America and Asia as early as 2020. This was announced by the Volkswagen Brand Board Member for Sales, Jürgen Stackmann, at an event held in ...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class Spied With Familial Refresh

On Wednesday, July 4th, 2018
2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC The current Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class was revealed about three years ago for the 2016 model year, so it’s about time for a midcycle refresh, which Mercedes appears to be working on. Spy photos reveal a lightly tweaked GLC luxury crossover SUV in testing. The main changes appear to be in the front fascia. Up front, the ...

Penn State Engineers Develop EV Battery That Can Heat Itself During Winter

On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
electric-cars-winter When owners can recharge car batteries in 15 minutes at a charging station, electric vehicle refueling becomes nearly equivalent to gasoline refueling in the time it takes. Assuming that charging stations are liberally placed, drivers can lose their “range anxiety” and drive long distances without worries. Conventional lithium-ion batteries cannot be rapidly charged at temperatures ...