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Magna To Showcase Etelligentdrive Systems At Ces 2018

On Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
Magna Ces With the global trend towards electrification in the automotive industry, automotive supplier Magna will present its EtelligentDrive systems at CES 2018 in Las Vegas, Nev. The company’s e1 demonstration concept vehicle will be used to demonstrate different electric-drive (e-drive) concepts and systems, as well as demonstrate Magna’s vehicle integration capabilities. The e1 system consists of ...

Double Clutch Transmission In The Mini: Faster Gearshifts For Increased Driving Fun.

On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
Double clutch Mini The British premium automobile manufacturer MINI highlights the sporty character of its current models in the small segment with a new type of transmission. Extremely fast gear changes, a high degree of shift comfort and optimised efficiency – these are the benefits of the 7-speed Steptronic automatic transmission with double clutch, available for the MINI ...

Chevrolet Bolt EV Named To WardsAuto 10 Best Engines List

On Monday, December 18th, 2017
Chevrolet Bolt EV Chevrolet earns another industry recognition as the all-electric 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV wins a 2018 Wards 10 Best Engines Award. The Bolt EV has an EPA-estimated 238-mile range on a full charge, and when it’s equipped with the optional DC Fast Charger customers can get up to 90 miles of range in 30 minutes. “The ...

EV Charging Infrastructure Needs For Nationwide Coverage

On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
EV Charging As plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) have grown more popular, there is greater need for a comprehensive charging network so that PEVs can travel across the country as easily as gasoline vehicles do. The question is then “How many EV charging stations are needed to create a nationwide network?” A recent study by the National Renewable ...

Royal Mail’s new electric vans unveiled

On Monday, November 27th, 2017
Royal Mail In recent news, Arrival announced its partnership with delivery giants, Royal Mail, to trial a fleet of nine British built electric delivery vehicles for one year. Royal Mail have already taken steps towards introducing all-electric vans to their fleet in July 2017, by purchasing 100 electric vans from Peugeot – but now with their partnership ...

Why Genesis Chose To Build A Twin-Turbo V-6 For Its First Sports Sedan

On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
Genesis Turbo V-6 Nearly every luxury automaker with a performance sedan relies on the brand and model’s history to define its identity. Heritage is a priceless attribute, but the ability to break free and create something unique is even more exciting. Enter Genesis, the au courant luxury brand from South Korea. In just a year, Genesis went from ...

Tesla Recalls 11,000 Model X Suvs For Possible Seat Issue

On Monday, October 16th, 2017
Tesla X Tesla is voluntary recalling 11,000 Model X SUVs worldwide due to possible issues with their second-row fold-flat seats. The recall involves Model X vehicles made between Oct. 28, 2016, and Aug. 16, 2017. Tesla believes only about 3 percent of the recalled vehicles have the issue, which the carmaker said it can correct in about 10 minutes ...

Hyundai Launches Pure-Electric Car Sharing In Amsterdam

On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
Ioniq Electric Hyundai Motor has launched its first pure-electric car sharing service in metropolitan Amsterdam. With the supply of 100 IONIQ Electric vehicles Hyundai widely expands the offer for citizens and visitors to Amsterdam to drive completely emission-free. Based on the free floating concept, customers of ”IONIQ car sharing” can collect and return their vehicle anywhere in ...

The New Nissan Leaf Launched For Europe

On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
New Nissan Leaf 2018 Nissan today unveiled the new Nissan LEAF in Europe, the next generation of the world’s best-selling zero-emissions electric vehicle. Embodying the company’s Nissan Intelligent Mobility vision, this new model has been reinvented to offer greater range, dynamic design, advanced driver assistance technologies and enhanced connectivity.   Speaking at the LEAF’s official European launch at Nissan ...

Renault Zoe Was Best-Selling Plug-In Model In Switzerland Last Month

On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
Renault Zoe With 400 new plug-in electric vehicles registered last month in Switzerland, registrations were up 7%, with year-to-date number now up 40% YoY to 4,346 units. The Renault Zoe is benefiting from the ZE 40 version, having registered 105 units. The French hatchback was followed by Opel Ampera-e with 44 units, BMW i3 with 34 registrations. Tesla is quite ...