Porsche says the next generation of Macan will be fully electric

The development represents an expansion of the Porsche range in the field of electromobility: the Taycan – the first purely electrically driven sports car from Porsche – will be launched to market at the end of 2019, followed shortly thereafter…

Mercedes-Benz’s road to zero-emission driving

Sustainability is one of the core principles in the corporate strategy of Daimler AG, and also a measure of Daimler’s commercial success. The commitment not only relates to the products, but to the entire value creation process. This is why…

Nissan switches on largest collective solar roof in the Netherlands

Move away Tesla, everyone else is hot on your heels. From electric cars to electric powered solar roofs. Competition has finally caught the wind and is after you. Nissan from the far east is one of them but it isn’t…

Audi, Airbus and Italdesign test Flying Taxi Concept

What do you get when you pair an auto manufacturer, an airplane maker and a design studio? You get a funky flying and driving prototype of a flying taxi. When we think flying taxi, we think of planes which can…

The new BMW 330e

The BMW 330e has had great success here in Malaysia. Everywhere you look when you spot an F30 and you probably will see a 330e. Thanks to the price structure making the BMW 330e look more attractive, a combination of…

Hyundai Motor Group Reveals Solar Charging System Technology to Power Future Eco-Friendly Vehicles

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors have today announced plans to introduce solar charging technology on selected Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. Electricity-generating solar panels will be incorporated into the roof or the hood of vehicles, and will support internal combustion, hybrid…

Fully electric Mercedes-Benz truck for heavy-duty distribution

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has delivered yet another all-electric eActros to a customer for on-road testing. The recipient this time around is Meyer-Logistik. For one year, the company based in Friedrichsdorf in Hessen will now be test-driving a 25-tonne truck with a…

Volvo Cars unveils first solar energy installation at Ghent car factory

Volvo Cars has for the first time introduced solar energy into its global manufacturing operations. The installation of 15,000 solar panels at its car factory in Ghent, Belgium marks another step towards the company’s vision of having climate-neutral global manufacturing…

Buy a Nissan Leaf, get solar panels for your home in Japan

If you are lucky and you happen to live in Japan, here is a good reason to purchase the new Nissan Leaf now. Owners of the new Nissan LEAF in Japan can receive free installation of solar panels for their homes if…

China wants to ban fossil fuel cars

China joins London and France as they plan to set a time frame when automakers must end sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles. This, as well as other cities, have set a future where electric cars are the way forward. In a…

MINI’s Electric Concept Car

This is definitely one car which I have been waiting for a full electric version. Imagine a small car with the benefits of an electric powertrain means that it can zip through almost anything and zip up almost all mountains.…

Hyundai unveils the Elec City Electric Bus

Hyundai has unveiled their mass production electric bus called Elec City. The bus is slated to reach a range of 290km on a single charge. The bus is powered by a 256kwh lithium-ion polymer battery and according to Yon Hap News,…

Prince Albert of Monaco drives the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell

Last weekend, during the Monaco Grand Prix, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco drove the all-new Honda Clarity Fuel Cell on the lap of honour for the Formula 1 Grand Prix. The lap represents the opening of the race…

Audi to impose a rating system for their suppliers

Audi aims to be a little more eco-friendly by implementing a sustainability rating system for their suppliers. The aim is to then only be in business with a positive rating, meaning suppliers have now another area to improve on, which…

First Impression: Mercedes-Benz C350e Plug-in Hybrid

For most of us consumers, purchasing a brand-new car is a fairly big-ticket item that usually requires some serious planning. Regardless of what car you purchase, you need to factor in your estimated budget, if its good value for money…

Honda Showcases the CR-V Hybrid in China

Haze is one of the things Malaysians dread on an annual basis where we get blanketed by it during the dry season. China as well faces this smog of war as the country aims to kerb pollution. One of the…

No Surprise, the Toyota Prius Prime Wins 2017 World Green Car Award

The darling of Hollywood, the Toyota Prius Prime was declared the 2017 World Green Car today at the New York International Auto Show. That comes as no surprise as the Prius has always been the de-facto green car standard in…

Tesla Aims for a 5 minute Car Delivery Process

Tesla is preparing to start production of the hugely popular Model 3, which had garnered over 400,000 bookings in the US and one of the things it wants to avoid is investing into more infrastructure such as physical stores to…

Worldwide Sales of Toyota Hybrids Surpass 10 Million Units!

Toyota recently announced that the company’s cumulative global hybrid vehicle (HV) sales including plug-in hybrid vehicles of 10.05 million units as of 31st January 2017, has surpassed the 10 million unit mark. This latest milestone of 10 million units was achieved…

Toyota to Sell Fuel-Cell Buses in Japan From Early 2017

Toyota will start selling hydrogen-powered fuel-cell buses in Japan, beginning early 2017. Having already undergone repeated field tests for practical use, the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to utilize two of these FC buses (model name: Toyota FC Bus)…

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