Koenigsegg to go Electric?

Koenigsegg AB is forming a strategic partnership with NEVS AB, enabling the development of parallel vehicle models in slightly higher volumes with emphasis on electrification, as well as strengthening growth opportunities in the hyper car segment. NEVS is making a…

All-new LEAF NISMO RC

The all-new Nissan LEAF NISMO RC, an electric race car with more than double the maximum power and torque output of its predecessor, made its North American debut at Nissan’s CES display in Las Vegas. The car, also on display…

Toyota and Panasonic to work together to build batteries for cars

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic) concluded this week that a business-integration contract and a joint-venture contract toward the establishment of a new company (joint venture) related to the automotive prismatic battery business. The details of the agreements…

Nissan unleashes all-new LEAF NISMO RC electric race car

The all-new Nissan LEAF NISMO RC, an electric race car with more than double the maximum power and torque output of its predecessor, was unveiled in Tokyo. The unveiling took place at Nissan Crossing in the city’s Ginza district. The…

IONIQ takes double victory at Carbuyer & DrivingElectric Awards

The Hyundai IONIQ has continued its winning ways in 2018, picking up two awards at the Carbuyer & DrivingElectric Awards; Carbuyer Company Car of the Year and DrivingElectric Compact Plug-in Hybrid of the Year. These latest victories come a little…

Hyundai unveils the 4th generation Santa Fe at KLIMS 2018

Visitors to the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018 (KLIMS) got to witness the unveiling of the 4th generation Hyundai Santa Fe for the Malaysian market when Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors chose to reveal the all-new 7-seater SUV at the country’s…

BMW i also advances electromobility in local public transport

BMW i is consistently moving into additional fields of application for locally emissions-free drive technology, now also promoting sustainability in public local transport. For the first time, the electric motors and high-voltage batteries developed for the BMW i3 will be…

Nissan says that the future is electric, connected and more autonomous

Vincent Wijnen, senior vice president for Nissan in Asia & Oceania, recently spoke with Analyse Asia’s Bernard Leong. In its 268th episode, the popular business podcast focused on the future of mobility in Asia, Vincent said the future is here.…

Porsche definitively enters the electric era with the Taycan

“We predict that over 50 percent of Porsche models delivered from 2025 will be electrified,” states Lutz Meschke, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board and Member of the Board responsible for Finance and IT at Porsche. This will involve substantial…

Porsche has decided to drop diesel

Porsche has always matched its product range to its customers’ requirements and the pursuit of technological excellence. That is why the sports car manufacturer is intensifying its activities in the areas of hybrid technology and electromobility and will, in future,…

Start of production of the Audi e-tron

Although late to the game, Audi still wants to showcase that they have what it takes to make an all-electric vehicle for mass production. And to prove it, they begin the mass production of the Audi e-tron. This will be the…

Jaguar wants to make an electric E-Type

Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to the original concept for ‘the most beautiful electric car in the world’, Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will offer all-electric E-types for sale. The news follows the iconic EV sports car’s successful debut in…

Toyota advances with a hydrogen fuel cell electric truck

While the world is focused on what Elon Musk has unveiled which is the electric semi truck, Toyota, on the other hand, does what it does best, continue to push the boundaries and trod along ahead of the competition. Here…

Can an autonomous log carrying lorry prevent accidents?

Einride is a Swedish company who has built a prototype showing off their T-Log, an electric, self-driving vehicle which can carry logs and navigate through rural roads to transport those goods. It is called T-Log and its sole purpose is…

Porsche takes 10% stake in electric car maker Rimac

Porsche AG has acquired a 10% stake in electric car maker Rimac Automobili, a Croatian company. Rimac is the creator of the fastest electric car currently and it may sound familiar because Richard Hammond was driving the Rimac Concept One in…

Here is BMW’s Wireless Charging Solution

Like smartphones, BMW is taking a cue from those electronics giant by introducing wireless charging as well for their range of electric cars. The BMW Wireless Charging enables electric energy from the mains supply to be transmitted to a vehicle’s high-voltage…

Volvo to ditch diesel variants for their upcoming S60 model

The new Volvo S60 sedan – to be launched later this spring – will be the first Volvo to be produced without a diesel engine, highlighting Volvo Cars’ commitment to a long-term future beyond the traditional combustion engine. All new…

BMW Group has sold more than a quarter of a million electric vehicles

The BMW Group which includes the MINI brand has sold more than 250,000 electric vehicles so far. The company’s highly successful electrified vehicles are contributing strongly to the ongoing sales success and April saw the achievement of a significant milestone. “We…

Toyota’s future in China is electric

Toyota announced that it plans to introduce to the Chinese market plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) versions of its “Corolla” and “Levin” passenger cars in 2019 and a battery electric vehicle (BEV) model based on its “C-HR” / “IZOA” compact SUV…

Will an electric golf lead to an electric Golf GTI?

Volkswagen is to launch an electric version of its globally best-selling vehicle – the Volkswagen Golf, offering a sustainable, efficient and powerful alternative. The introduction of innovative, new hybrid systems in the eighth generation of Golf vehicles marks a new…

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