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Vattenfall, Bmw And Bosch Test Second-Life Ev Battery Electricity Storage In Hamburg

What should be done with still-usable batteries at the end of their life cycle in electric vehicles? The Battery 2nd Life project organized by Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch merges them into a large storage facility in Hamburg, Germany, to keep the electricity grid stable. Electromobility and electricity storage are two core elements of the new […]

Jaguar Racing car I-type

Aguar Returns To Racing With I-Type, Adam Carroll, Mitch Evans, Ho-Pin Tung And Panasonic

Jaguar today takes the wraps off its new electric motorsport future, revealing its Formula E team’s official name, vision, title sponsor, driver line-up and electric racing livery. From this October, Panasonic Jaguar Racing will compete in the third FIA Formula E season with the first all-electric Jaguar racing car in history: the I-TYPE 1. At […]

The Volkswagen

Upcoming AWD Plug-in Hybrid Will Use VW’s Most Powerful Electric Motor

The Volkswagen Group currently builds three different electric motors for its plug-in cars. During a tour of the company’s plant in Kassel, Germany this week, we got an insight into the upcoming fourth motor that will start production soon. Exactly what vehicle(s) it will go in was not discussed, but we got some clues to […]

Hyundai Motorstudio

Hyundai Motor Opens New Brand Experience Space, Hyundai Motorstudio Hanam, in South Korea

On September 9, Hyundai Motor will open its third ‘Motorstudio’ brand experience space in the city of Hanam, 30km east of Seoul, South Korea. Following the theme of Motorstudios in Seoul and Moscow, the giant 442m2 space in Hanam will offer visitors a differentiated brand experience to explore innovative themes related to Hyundai Motor. The […]

Tesla Model S P100D

Tesla Announces Model S P100D And Model X P100D

Tesla Motors confirmed today long-rumored 100kWh battery pack will be added to Tesla Model S and Model X ranges. The new 100 kilowatt hour battery pack means high end versions of the Model S sedan, the P100D  with Ludicrous mode, will be the world’s fastest accelerating car in production, the Silicon Valley automaker said. The […]

Porsche

Porsche Offering 250-hp 718 Cayman, Boxster in China

Porsche is studying a new approach in the lucrative Chinese market – less power. Automotive News Europe reports that the famed German manufacturer will sell less powerful versions of the 718 Cayman and Boxster in the People’s Republic. In fact, the new cars are already on Porsche’s Chinese consumer page. The hope, 718 chief Jan […]

Ferrari

Ferrari’s Modular Next-Gen Platform is Under Construction

Ferrari and Altair ProductDesign are teaming up to create a next-generation platform for the automaker’s future vehicles, reports Automotive News. The platform will provide Ferrari with a base for several new flagship models, claims Altair in a press release that is no longer available, noting that the engineering and design company has worked with Ferrari for more than 10 years. According […]

Hyundai analyzes

Hyundai Analyzes 12 Trends That Will Shape The World Of 2030

Hyundai announced this year the start of Project Ioniq, its attempt at figuring out what the world of 2030 will be like. Of course the project would also use that information to determine how that world will affect the transportation industry. And it happens to share its name with the company’s newest eco-friendly model. The first […]

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Hyundai Planning 250-Mile Electric Vehicle By 2020

Until plug-in vehicle buyers stop caring about all-electric range – and who knows when that might happen – the distance an EV can travel on a full charge will remain an important selling point. Most US drivers go less than 40 miles a day, but that’s not stopping at least two high-profile automakers from building a 200-mile […]

This new Renault

This New Renault Would Make A Great Nissan Maxima Wagon

A new Renault station wagon wouldn’t ordinarily show up on our radar. But this one gets us thinking. It’s the new Talisman Estate, and we can’t help but wonder if it wouldn’t make a good addition to Nissan’s North American lineup. If you recognize the name, you may recall that Renault launched the Talisman sedan on the other side of the […]