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Nissan Australia To Electrify A Third Of Its Volume

On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
Nissan-Leaf-Australia Nissan has announced that during the current mid-term plan, one third of its Australian volume will include electric technology. Led by the launch of the new Nissan LEAF – which heralds a new era of electrification for the company – Nissan is preparing for the expected spike in electrification and electric vehicle interest and sales. ...

In Electrification Push, Infiniti To Reveal Project Black S Prototype

On Saturday, September 29th, 2018
Infiniti-Project-Black-S-Prototype As part of its plan to electrify its portfolio from 2021 onward, INFINITI will reveal a new Project Black S prototype in Paris, showcasing how Formula One dual-hybrid electric powertrain technology can be deployed in a road car. Following the 2017 INFINITI Project Black S design study, the new hybrid electric prototype illustrates the brand’s ...

How To Effectively Market Your Car Dealership Locally

On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
Car Dealership The modern consumer has infinite options when considering where to buy a car. Nowadays, owning a car dealership involves much more than running a business and selling cars. Dealership owners need to be able to market themselves, so the customer knows to go to your dealership – and not the other guys – for their ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

The “$35,000 Tesla Model 3” Still Doesn’t Exist

On Saturday, March 24th, 2018
Tesla Model 3 When Road & Track reviewed the Tesla Model 3 earlier this year, we found it to be a compelling and potentially revolutionary vehicle. It should be: The version we drove carried a $52,500 sticker price. Where’s that $35,000 American-built electric car Elon Musk promised us? Still very much not here. As our colleague Bengt Halvorson ...

Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi To Launch 12 New All-Electric Cars By 2022

On Monday, September 18th, 2017
Renaut Nissan Renault-Nissan Alliance will launch 12 separate all-electric vehicles globally by 2022 as part of the ‘Alliance 2022’ six-year strategic plan that also fully integrates recently acquired Mitsubishi Motors in their alliance. Over the same period, the Alliance will introduce 40 models with different levels of autonomy, including at least one that won’t require any human ...

Kia Optima Sportswagon Phev Goes On Sale In The Uk

On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
Kia-Optima-Sportswagon-PHEV Kia has added a plug-in hybrid version of the stylish and spacious Optima Sportswagon to its growing fleet of alternative-powertrain models. It will be sold as a single, highly specified stand-alone model priced at £32,645 after the Government’s plug-in car grant of £2,500. The Optima Sportswagon PHEV joins the Optima saloon PHEV, all-electric Soul EV, ...