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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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Latest Fiat 500 curtsies to Italian politicos for electric launch

ROME, Italy - The 2020 version of the now venerable Fiat 500 has had its institutional debut at the Palazzo del Quirinale where the battery buggy was shown to Italian president Sergio Mattarella then to Palazzo Chigi, to be shown to Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte. The little car is the third generation of the… Continue reading Latest Fiat 500 curtsies to Italian politicos for electric launch

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New Jaguar i-Pace: Faster charging, new audio

PRETORIA, South Africa -Jaguar's I-Pace all-electric performance SUV has added an optional ''fast and intuitive'' infotainment system and quicker charging capability to its potential specification. The developments should be available in South Africa towards the end of 2020. Which, the automaker says, will add to the kudos of the model's 2019 World Car of the… Continue reading New Jaguar i-Pace: Faster charging, new audio

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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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Magic on the move: Mustang Mach-E tech updates at top speed

DEARBORN, Michigan - Owners of the new all-electric Mustang Mach-E will be able to keep their machine's tech current with over-the-air updates that will work continuously to improve the SUV... even when being driven. The factory can upload updates in the background - sometimes in as little as two minutes.1 John Vangelov, Ford US's connected… Continue reading Magic on the move: Mustang Mach-E tech updates at top speed

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Two decades on, Toyota US brings anniversary Prius hybrid

PLANO, Texas- Twenty years ago (really, THAT long ago! - Editor) technology took a leap as a small and unassuming family vehicle very quietly rolled into US Toyota showrooms. The car will be launched on May 18 2020. The 2001 Toyota Prius, the world’s first production hybrid car, had arrived and would go on to… Continue reading Two decades on, Toyota US brings anniversary Prius hybrid

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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’s concept cars: A history of the future

SEOUL, Korea/OFFENBACH, Germany - Hyundai Motor recently revealed its latest concept EV Prophecy, the latest model to embody the what the automaker calls its 'Sensuous Sportiness' design which is said to offer clues to how future Hyundai models might look.''Concept cars,'' the Seoul giant told The Corner, ''allow automakers to push the boundaries of car… Continue reading Hyundai’s concept cars: A history of the future

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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