Bentley to launch 5 new hybrid models in 2022, first EV in 2025

Every sector of the auto industry has to meet carbon-neutrality targets during this target and even the brands in the uppermost segments are not exempted although their volumes may be relatively lower. While all will eventually offer models powered only by electricity (battery electric vehicles or BEVs), the transition period will see hybrid powertrains being […]

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Nissan e.dams team ready for first round of Formula E Season 8 in Saudi Arabia

Nissan, the first Japanese carmaker to participate in the Formula E single-seater electric championship, will enter its fourth consecutive season which starts in Saudi Arabia this week. Collaborating with e.dams (Driot Associes Motor Sport), the Nissan e.dams team again has the services of Sebastien Buemi and rising star Maximilian Gunther. Buemi and Guenther completed more […]

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Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo

Climbing almost 5 kms vertically without leaving the ground

These days, it seems that the fully electric Porsche Taycan is setting a new record every few months. Many are speed-related and demonstrate the performance that would be expected of a Porsche. Recently, a Taycan Cross Turismo set another new record which has gone into the the Guinness World Record book and it’s one which […]

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Proton Edar to distribute smart New Energy Vehicles from China

The future of the auto industry is electric and Proton does not intend to be left behind. Soon, electric vehicles may appear in Proton showrooms although they may not be Proton products. The Malaysian carmaker has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with China’s smart Automobile Company (smart) which is a joint-venture company between Mercedes-Benz […]

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Volvo is preparing infotainment systems for the future when the driver doesn’t have to drive

Ever since the radio could be installed in a car, entertainment while motoring has been constantly evolving in tandem with the technologies of different decades. What used to be audio systems before are now called infotainment systems – providing a combination of information and entertainment of different kinds. In time, we’ll be travelling in cars […]

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2022 Subaru STI E-RA Concept EV

STI builds 1,088 ps electric prototype as a near-future motorsport study project

Subaru Tecnica International, the carmaker’s motorsports division which Subaru fans know more as ‘STI’, is looking ahead to the era of electrified vehicles, and inevitably a time will come when motorsports will go fully electric. As it is, there is already a single-seater all-electric series (Formula E) and in the recently-ended Dakar Rally in Saudi […]

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First High-Performance Charging Station of Shell and Porsche Asia Pacific collaboration opens in Johor

‘Range anxiety’ is a concern of those who drive battery electric vehicles (BEVs), which run only on electricity. Unlike vehicles with conventional petrol or diesel engines that can be refuelled at the thousands of stations around the country, a BEV requires a charging station to ‘refuel’ its battery pack with electricity. At this time, the […]

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2022 Cadillac InnerSpace concept

Cadillac InnerSpace concept reimagines the luxury experience of motoring in future

For those who have not followed the changes in Cadillac, the quintessential American automobile brand, their products are no longer the huge and heavy ‘aircraft carriers’ they once were. In fact, since the 1980s, the General Motors subsidiary has been ‘downsizing’ in response to energy concerns and the need to look for socially acceptable. It […]

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