Nissan Pavilion 2020

Nissan Pavilion opens in Yokohama and visitors can pay with electricity from their EVs (w/VIDEO)

Even though the COVID-19 situation continues, the Nissan Pavilion was opened today in Yokohama, Japan. The 10,000 sq. metre interactive centre to show off Nissan’s products and technologies, located near the company’s headquarters, will be opened until October 23, 2020. “The Nissan Pavilion is a place where customers can see, feel, and be inspired by […]

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Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 Prototype

Ford Mustang Mach-E 1400 generates 1,400 horsepower! (w/VIDEO)

Even before the all-electric Ford Mustang Mach-E reaches its first customers in America at the end of this year, the carmaker has come out with a ‘special’ to show off its performance. The one-off Mustang is called the Mach-E 1400 and where, in the old days, the ‘1400’ might have referred to the engine size, […]

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2021 Nissan ARIYA

2021 Ariya crossover SUV takes Nissan further along the EV road

Nissan may be buffeted by financial problems at this time but new products still need to get into the market and even though the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed things down, the carmaker is continuing on the road forward. That road is one which requires electric vehicles (EVs) and Nissan is ready with the all-new Ariya, […]

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CUPRA el BORN

SEAT to use CUPRA high-performance brand for first electric car

SEAT, like other carmakers (especially in Europe), is steadily making the transition towards electrification, an important move to meet increasingly tough legislative requirements in the years to come. The emission levels are so low that it is necessary to use hybrid powertrains if not all-electric ones to meet them. Interestingly, however, the Spanish carmaker will […]

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NISSA LEAF EV

Nissan LEAF beats fire and wind in 1-kilometre challenge (w/VIDEO)

In a first-of-its-kind driving contest, Nissan pitched its LEAF – the world’s first mass-market fully-electric vehicle (EV) – against the speed of nature’s powerful elements – fire and wind. The idea of having the challenge was to change the perception that electric vehicles are not dynamic or exciting. On an enclosed area at Samroiyod Beach […]

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Nissan NV400 EV Ambulance interior

Nissan develops an EV ambulance for use in Tokyo

An electrically-powered ambulance would be ideal as it not only generates zero toxic emissions but also runs quietly and smoothly. However, due to the size needed to comfortably accommodate patients or injured people, it has to be quite big and as electric powertrains have become more powerful, it is now possible to have an EV […]

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Lotus Evija aerodynamics

The phenomenal aerodynamics of the Lotus Evija hypercar explained

Aerodynamics are one of the crucial elements in achieving high performance. Designers and engineers spend thousands of hours running simulations and then testing prototypes in wind tunnels to get the air to flow optimally around the bodywork. This is the work of Richard Hill as chief aerodynamicist at Lotus Cars, where he has been for […]

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BYD Han EV

BYD to enter premium luxury market in Europe with Han EV model

China’s BYD, which started off in 1995 as a company making batteries, is getting ready to enter the competitive premium luxury market in Europe. And it will do so with its new flagship model, the Han EV. The Han EV is the first full-electric passenger car equipped with BYD’s advanced ‘Blade Battery’ technology said to […]

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BMW battery technology

BMW’s battery pack technology reduces replacement costs

When people started buying hybrids and electric vehicles, the issue of battery pack costs was not so apparent. Perhaps it was due to having used batteries in conventional cars which could last a few years and replaced periodically at a relatively low cost. However, the battery pack in an electrified vehicle (hybrid/EV) is different from […]

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