Tag Archives: Electric vehicles

02Mar/21

Volvo Cars launches new, pure electric Volvo C40 Recharge

The future of Volvo Cars is electric and the new Volvo C40 Recharge is the latest manifestation of its commitment to a zero emission future.
The C40 Recharge has all the benefits of an SUV but with a lower and sleeker design. It is based on the CMA vehicle platform and the first Volvo model in history designed as pure electric only. Continue reading

02Mar/21

Volvo Cars to be fully electric by 2030

Volvo Cars is committed to becoming a leader in the fast-growing premium electric car market and plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030.
By then, the company intends to only sell fully electric cars and phase out any car in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine, including hybrids. Continue reading

25Sep/20

German know-how for the e-mobility boom in China: BENTELER at Bosch booth at Auto Beijing

The rolling chassis for electric vehicles, jointly developed by BENTELER and Bosch, will be on show in Beijing, China from Saturday at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition 2020. Electric car manufacturers, also those new to the electromobility market, can find out about the advantages of the modular and scalable platform solution at the Bosch booth until October 5. It allows new models to be brought to market much more efficiently and faster than was previously the case. Furthermore, car manufacturers benefit from the decades of BENTELER’s experience as a global partner to the automotive industry. In this way BENTELER is playing an active role in the Chinese electric mobility boom. Read more

08Oct/17

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

DARWIN, AUSTRALIA (OCTOBER 8, 2017) (BRIDGESTONE WORLD SOLAR CHALLENGE) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday (October 8) with nearly 40 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. Continue reading

26Jul/17

UK to ban new petrol and diesel cars from 2040

Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered cars from 2040 as part of a plan to get them off the roads altogether 10 years later, according to the UK government, in a move that follows a similar announcement by the French government. David Doyle reports. Continue reading

05May/17

Next stop outer space, as Solarstratos plane successfully passes first test flight

PAYERNE, SWITZERLAND (MAY 5, 2017) (REUTERS) – A unique prototype plane, covered with 22 square metres of solar panels and with a 24.8 metre wingspan, Solarstratos successfully achieved on Friday morning (May 5) its first test flight on the Swiss air base of Payern, the result of three years of work.
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07Aug/15

Japanese engineer develops world’s first ‘car in a bag’

TOKYO, JAPAN (REUTERS) – This sleek miniature personal transporter would not look out of place in a sci-fi movie.

The WalkCar could soon be seen on the streets of Tokyo.
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01May/15

Tesla unveils batteries for homes

(Reuters Business Report) – Tesla Motors is driving beyond electric cars and into your home. It unveiled new batteries that’ll store solar energy. CEO Elon Musk says homeowners can use them as backup power or go totally off the grid.
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01Apr/15

Internet giants drive into the electric vehicle space

(BVO) – Pull over, auto giants – tech companies are moving into the fast lane.

With Internet-enabled electric vehicles making inroads worldwide, Chinese Internet players Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent have each announced plans to develop their own smart EVs.
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