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ElectricEven 100-year-old Bentley is Planning a Full EV
Bentley , which is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, has a glorious tradition of producing world-class luxury automobiles with big, powerful combustion engines, including the storied 6.75-litre V8 and the new twin-turbocharged 6.0-litre W12. However, the company is fully aware that the future will be electric and that many …
ElectricElectric MINI to be Revealed on July 9
If you like the latest and greatest from the auto industry, you should know that there will be at least two major vehicle debuts next month. One of them, of course, is the eighth-generation, mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette on July 18. The other is the fully electric MINI Cooper S E, …
ElectricMazda is Planning All-Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Cars
In an effort to comply with the new emission standards coming into effect in 2021 across Europe, Mazda is counting not only on its fuel-efficient new SKYACTIV-X engine, but also the launch of a fully electric vehicle by next year as well as a plug-in hybrid model by 2021 or …
ElectricToyota Has a Plan to Popularize Electric Vehicles
Hot on the heels of announcing a collaboration with Subaru to develop a new EV platform and launch an electric SUV, Toyota gave a big presentation in Japan detailing its entire strategy for the next decade or so. Executive Vice President Shigeki Terashi talked at length about vehicle development and …
ElectricToyota and Subaru Join Forces Again to Build a New Electric SUV
Toyota and Subaru yesterday made a very important announcement: using the former’s vehicle electrification technologies and the latter’s all-wheel-drive expertise, they will jointly develop a brand new, EV-dedicated platform. Said platform will be designed in a way that will make it broadly applicable to multiple vehicle types, including compact and …
ElectricThe Electric Circuit Raises its Fast-charging Rate in Quebec
In an effort to accelerate the deployment of new fast-charging stations for electric cars, Hydro-Quebec says it will apply a new hourly rate at Electric Circuit stations beginning June 12. As a result, owners who plug their electric car into a 400-volt fast-charging station will pay $11.50 per hour—including taxes …
ElectricTesla’s Bold (Crazy?) Claims About its Future Pickup
Elon Musk is at it again. As you may have heard, Tesla plans to launch an electric pickup at some point in the future. And if we take the controversial CEO’s word for it, that vehicle is going to blow everyone away and turn the entire industry upside down. For …
ElectricTesla Announces First Made-in-China Model 3
The Tesla Model 3 hit the Chinese market a short while ago, with units built in California and shipped straight to China. This, of course, made it relatively expensive for customers over there. But now, Tesla has announced the launch of its first made-in-China Model 3, a Standard Range Plus …
ElectricHyundai Goes Electric Again… with a Double-Decker Bus!
Hyundai is starting to build quite a resume when it comes to electric vehicles. After launching the IONIQ , the first car ever to offer hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric variants on the same platform, and impressing the entire world with the Kona Electric , which provides a range of …
ElectricThis is the New Bolt… Usain’s, of Course
Bolt Mobility, the new company started by retired Olympic champion Usain Bolt, yesterday unveiled in Paris a prototype of electric microcar that reminds us of the Renault Twizy. It’s called Nano. What? You expected a powerful supercar? Okay, we did, too. Much like the world’s fastest sprinter, this little two-seater …
ElectricHyundai Teams up with Rimac for Electric Sports Car
Hyundai and Kia have announced that they will invest a combined 80 million euros (approx. $120 million) in Croatia’s Rimac Automobili to develop an electric version of Hyundai’s RM16 N mid-engine sports concept and a high-performance fuel cell electric vehicle. We could see the prototypes as early as next year.
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