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Saturday 12 October 2019

DS Techeetah reveals the E-Tense FE20 for Formula E

The reigning ABB FIA Formula E champions, DS Techeetah, has revealed its Season Six livery for the new season.

For the 2019/2020 season, the black and gold livery strengthen its sporty look thanks to a frame reminiscent of its colors and icon, spread on several places of the car.

The championship winning technology will also bear two laurel wreaths and the car of the reigning two-fold Formula E champion, Jean-Éric Vergne, will be decorated with two golden stars to celebrate his both driver titles.

The new livery was ...

Saturday 12 October 2019

New EV home charger from Electrify America

Electrify America announced that it will be offering Level 2 electric vehicle home chargers.

Customers can purchase the Electrify America Electric Vehicle Home Charger on Amazon for $499. The product is also accessible through Electrify America Internet site.

The Electrify America Electric Vehicle Home Charger is compatible with all electric vehicles available in the North American market today. It features a charging power of up to 7.6kW – about 6 times faster than the typical Level 1 charger.

The company also plans to add a new home charging section within ...

Saturday 12 October 2019

Ssangyong to assemble SUV and pick-up in Saudi Arabia from 2021

SsangYong Motor announced it had signed a licensing agreement allowing Saudi National Automobiles Manufacturing Company (SNAM) to assemble up to 30,000 Rexton Sports SUV and Rexton Sports Kahn pick-up per year at the Jubail industrial complex in the east of the country from 2021.

Ssangyong hopes the agreement with SNAM will help increase its market share in the country and possibly also in other markets in the region.

It currently exports the G4 Rexton flagship SUV and the Korando and Tivoli models to Saudi Arabia from South Korea.

SsangYong ...

Saturday 12 October 2019

Nissan starts production of the new Juke in UK

Nissan is marking the start of production of the new Juke at its Sunderland plant (UK) - the only production location for this second-generation compact crossove - following a £100 million investment.

Developed by Nissan's European design and R&D teams in Paddington, London, and Cranfield, Bedfordshire, 70% of Juke production will be for the EU markets, with two thirds of its suppliers based in the EU.

A £100m investment in Sunderland plant is served to more than 5,000 hours of training which has been delivered to the plant's ...

Friday 11 October 2019

Volkswagen brand launches new global website

Following the world premiere of its new brand design at the IAA International Motor Show, the Volkswagen brand has now launched its new global website.

In future, this website will present all the content and offerings with respect to models, services, configuration, test drives, financing, used cars and many other items on a single platform. It will therefore be the central point of call for all customers of the brands Volkswagen Passenger Cars and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles throughout the world.

The website has already gone live in 24 markets and ...

Friday 11 October 2019

The future of Lexus is electrified

Lexus will premiere its BEV (Battery Electric Vehicle) concept at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show from October 23 through November 4, 2019.

Innovative in many respects, for the batteries, the electric motors and the transmission adopted, the futuristic lines prototype will glimpse a mechanics very close to the one that will go into series production.

Friday 11 October 2019

World premiere of the all-new Golf on 24 October in Wolfsburg

Volkswagen has released the first official sketches that provide an insight into the design of the eighth generation of the Golf, due to enter the first markets in December.

Developed continuously from one generation to the next, the Volkswagen Golf has become firmly established worldwide.

In two weeks, on 24 October, the Volkswagen brand presents the eighth generation at a world premiere in Wolfsburg.

The new Golf features more digitalisation and connectivity than ever before, packed with innovations thanks to the new digital cockpit, assisted driving features and online-based functions ...

Friday 11 October 2019

New Nissan Charge application makes EV charging on the move easier than ever

Nissan has unveiled a new electric vehicle charging service, Nissan Charge, which has been designed to make the EV ownership experience better than ever.

Created in partnership with Plugsurfing, Europe's leading Electro Mobility Service Provider, Nissan Charge enables Leaf owners to find and access a network of over 100,000+ charging points across Europe through one subscription, for easy charging while on the move.

Available with all new and used Nissan Leafs, Nissan Charge allows owners to search for the best charging point through a dedicated smartphone app for ...

Friday 11 October 2019

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to a trio of pioneers of the lithium battery

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to a trio of pioneers of the modern lithium ion battery, which is revolutionizing everything from mobile phones to the future of the global car industry.

The prize went to M. Stanley Whittingham (77 year old), a British-American professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton; Japan’s Akira Yoshino (71), of Asahi Kasei Corporation and Meijo University; and German-born John Goodenough (97), professor at the University of Texas.

«Such batteries have revolutionized our lives since they first entered the market ...

Friday 11 October 2019

The UK develops standards for autonomous driving

The British Standards Institution and the UK national standard body, is inviting comments on PAS 1881, a new industry specification for driverless pods, cars and trucks.

The specification is designed to ensure automated vehicle trials and on-road tests meet with industry good practice on safety and risk management.

PAS 1881 has been developed with Transport Research Laboratory and with the involvement of organisations ranging from software and automotive engineering companies to local government, transport authorities and testbeds.

The PAS will help organisations involved in running Car Autonomous Vehicle trials and ...