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Hybrid Maserati: Electric Ghibli sharpens Trident brand’s image

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The spark of electrification has ignited Maserati's future with the addition of a Ghibli Hybrid to the Trident brand.''The Ghibli Hybrid,'' Maserati says, ''is one of our most ambitious projects which, after the announcement of a new engine for the MC20 super sport car, now takes another step towards our new… Continue reading Hybrid Maserati: Electric Ghibli sharpens Trident brand’s image

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Ariya arrives! New 600km+ battery buggy out from Nissan

YOKOHAMA, Japan - Nissan has introduced its all-new Ariya, an electric crossover SUV with phenomenal claimed range and ''greater driving excitement, confidence, comfort, and connectivity''''The batteries-only car,'' Nissan promises, ''has powerful acceleration and smooth, quiet, operation. Occupants and can relax and enjoy the ride thanks to autonomous driving technology, concierge-level assistance, seamless connectivity and a… Continue reading Ariya arrives! New 600km+ battery buggy out from Nissan

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Range Rover Sport gains ingenious Ingenium engines for 2021

PRETORIA, South Africa - The Range Rover Sport has gained a suite of upgrades to,the automaker says, ''enhance its appeal as the ultimate luxury performance SUV''.A new generation of Land Rover’s six-cylinder Ingenium diesel engines has been confirmed for the introduction on the Range Rover Sport* to bring 48V mild-hybrid electric vehicle/diesel-fuelled tech to the… Continue reading Range Rover Sport gains ingenious Ingenium engines for 2021

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On its way! The next version of Toyota’s Lexus flagship

TOKYO, Japan - It might be three decades since the debut of the Lexus LS in 1989 but the luxury brand says it is still on a mission to set standards for top-end automobiles ad indeed here is its latest flagship. It looks like it has done it again with the introduction of the 2020… Continue reading On its way! The next version of Toyota’s Lexus flagship

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Choose your ride: JLR offering car-swop subscriptions

PRETORIA, South Africa - Jaguar Land Rover, as more people choose flexible monthly payments over once-off bills, is trying to change the way we use vehicles. The secret is a premium car-subscription service. Britain’s biggest automaker has set up Pivotal, a programme intended to allow UK customers to experience either the latest technology of the… Continue reading Choose your ride: JLR offering car-swop subscriptions

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Small, but mighty: Electric conversions for many vehicles

LONDON, England - Customers in the UK can now order Swindon Powertrain’s High Power Density (HPD) 80kW 'crate' EV system that, its maker says, is smaller and lighter than the concept. It's punted as being ideal for classic-car conversions, sport, recreation, and light commercial applications with deliveries to start in August 2020 (more details on… Continue reading Small, but mighty: Electric conversions for many vehicles

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Streamlined VW: Meet the ARVW, the most aero car in the world

WOLFSBURG, Germany - Aerodynamics play a key role in every modern vehicle - the better it is, the more efficient it becomes, through being quieter and more fuel-efficient. Over the years automakers have experimented with extreme vehicle shapes to demonstrate the innate relationship between atmospheric drag and power. Few have been more radical than the… Continue reading Streamlined VW: Meet the ARVW, the most aero car in the world

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Hyundai reveals more about high-tech Prophecy concept EV

Hyundai Motor has revealed more details of its Prophecy Concept EV in a walk-around video. Hyundai Motor Group's chief design officer Luc Donckerwolke explains some of the key features inside and outside the vehicle. CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Hyundai's Prophecy concept has had a digital premiere about which a statement said that, rather than… Continue reading Hyundai reveals more about high-tech Prophecy concept EV

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Honda takes Red Dot accolades for cars and motorcycles

TOKYO, Japan - Honda has announced that the all-new Honda e electric car and the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade supersport motorcycle have each won a  'Red Dot' product design rating*.The Honda e (above) won''Red Dot: Best of the Best 2020' in the automobile category and 'Red Dot 2020' in the meta category of "Smart Products". ''Honda e,''… Continue reading Honda takes Red Dot accolades for cars and motorcycles

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e-Bulli concept: Half-century on, VW turns around a classic

HANNOVER, Germany - Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in Europe has unveiled on of the most amazing conversions yet to a good old VW Microbus and branded it the e-Bulli concept. It's an all-electric vehicle that produces zero emissions once on the road thanks to being equipped with drive system components from the latest Volkswagen electric vehicles.… Continue reading e-Bulli concept: Half-century on, VW turns around a classic