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By Heather Platt On Monday, July 16th, 2018

Honda And Panasonic To Begin Research Experiment On Battery Sharing

Honda and Panasonic announced plans to conduct a research experiment in Indonesia on battery sharing using the Honda Mobile Power Pack (“Mobile Power Pack”) detachable mobile battery with electric mobility products, More...

By Heather Platt On Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Nissan Note Tops Japan Car Sales Rankings

The Nissan Note topped Japan’s car sales rankings in the first half of 2018, the company announced today, as it rolled out upgraded versions of the popular model to give customers even more options. Nissan sold More...

The McLaren Senna
By Heather Platt On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

The McLaren Senna Is A Tribute To Carbon Fiber

At a recent auto-industry presentation in the UK, McLaren Automotive CEO Mike Flewitt challenged British engineers to lead a “weight race,” rather than a horsepower race in search of speed. ‘ That More...

Hyundai KONA Electric
By Heather Platt On Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Hyundai KONA Electric Pried From £29,495 In The UK

Hyundai Motor UK has officially announced the pricing and specification of the KONA Electric, which will be available to order from the 2 August. Prices will start from £29,495 (excluding £4,500  Plug In Car More...

2018 Subaru
By Heather Platt On Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

2018 Subaru Outback Buying Guide

From outside, the 2018 Outback has a clean look that’s similar to the rest of the Subaru range. The front and rear have been reshaped and fitted with new headlights and taillamps. A wide range of new wheel More...

By Heather Platt On Sunday, June 24th, 2018

Volkswagen Partners With QuantumScape To Secure Access To Solid-State Battery Technology

Volkswagen will invest 100m USD in US-based QuantumScape and will become the innovative enterprise’s largest automotive shareholder. Closing of the transaction is subject to regulatory approval. By increasing More...

By Heather Platt On Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

Magna Partners With BJEV To Make Electric Vehicles In China

Magna announced on Monday its intention to form two new joint ventures with Beijing Electric Vehicle Co. Ltd (BJEV), a subsidiary of the BAIC Group for electric cars, for complete vehicle manufacturing as well as More...

By Heather Platt On Thursday, June 14th, 2018

RUF’s New Chassis Changes Everything in The Custom Porsche World

If you’re a small family-run car company like 911-wizard RUF, certain hard decisions have to be made to keep your R&D budget in balance. For Alois Ruf, the good news is that blasting down the Autobahn More...

2019 Lexus ES 300h
By Heather Platt On Monday, June 11th, 2018

A New Level Of Performance And Sophistication — The Next Generation Lexus ES

After nearly thirty years of success, the seventh-generation Lexus ES is set to redefine its status among entry-level executive sedans. Long known for its unparalleled comfort, refinement and luxury appointments, More...

GM China
By Heather Platt On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

GM Outlines Path to Zero Emissions in China

On World Environment Day, General Motors mapped out its electrification path in China in support of its vision of a future with zero emissions. GM is on track to deliver 10 new energy vehicle models in China between More...

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