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Volkswagen Using Quantum Computers To Make High-Performance Ev Batteries

On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
VW Quantum Computer For the first time, Volkswagen experts succeeded in simulating industrially relevant molecules using a quantum computer. This is especially important for the development of high-performance electric vehicle batteries, as the experts have successfully simulated molecules such as lithium-hydrogen and carbon chains. Now they are working on more complex chemical compounds. In the long term, they ...

Volkswagen Trains Top Experts For The Production Of The I.D. Family

On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
volkswagen-id The Volkswagen brand is moving ahead with preparations for its major electric offensive by launching a comprehensive e-mobility competence programme. Within the framework of the “Future Electronic Engineer Program” (FEEP), 100 young engineers and skilled workers throughout the world will be trained as top production experts. As start-of-production specialists, they will occupy future-oriented positions in ...

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) ...

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 ...

Don’t Pay Attention to Those Corvette ZR1 Nurburgring Time Rumors

On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
Did you ever think the day would come when a 7:12 lap time around the Nurburgring in a factory-stock car would be cause for disappointment, not joy? Welcome to 2018, where the Internet forums are currently convulsing over the idea that the new Corvette ZR1 was spotted doing “way over seven minutes” at the Ring. ...

BMW Group Sold 2,662 Plug-Ins In March, Up 71.1 Percent

On Sunday, April 8th, 2018
BMW i3 BMW Group in the U.S. (BMW and MINI combined) sales of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles totaled 2,662 in March 2018, an increase of 71.1 percent from the 1,556 sold in the same month a year ago. Sales of BMW i, BMW iPerformance and MINI Electric vehicles accounted for 7.4 percent of U.S. sales in March 2018. BMW Group ...

Tesla Produced Record 34,494 EVs in Q1, 9,766 Model 3 Vehicles

On Wednesday, April 4th, 2018
Model-s In Q1 of 2018, Tesla production totaled 34,494 vehicles, a 40% increase from Q4 and by far the most productive quarter in Tesla history. 24,728 were Model S and Model X, and 9,766 were Model 3. Tesla was able to double the weekly Model 3 production rate during the quarter by rapidly addressing production and ...

GMC Debuts Off-Road Sierra AT4

On Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
GMC AT4 GMC is getting serious about off-roading. Meet the Sierra AT4, the Detroit truck staple’s latest all-terrain crusher. While the Sierra AT4 is not a direct shot across the bow of Ford’s Raptor or Ram’s Rebel, the full-size pickup was built to be capable enough to deftly tackle any unpaved adventures, while still providing an elevated ...

Mitsubishi Motors Executive Vice President And Chief Operating Offer Don Swearingen To Retire In June

On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
Don_Swearingen Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) Don Swearingen announced he will retire, effective June 1, 2018.  Swearingen is staying until June 1 to assist in the transition between incoming President and CEO of MMNA Fred Diaz and outgoing President and CEO of MMNA Ryujiro Kobashi, who ...

Lexus Lc Coupe: Double Finalist In World Car Awards

On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
2019 Lexus Lc The Lexus LC coupe is in contention for two of the 2018 World Car Awards, being one of three finalists in both the World Performance Car and Car Design of the Year titles. A panel of 82 automotive industry journalists from around the globe will determine the ultimate winners, to be announced at the New ...