Wednesday , September 20 2017

PORSCHE MISSION E NAMED CAR DESIGN OF THE YEAR

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Car Design News has named the Porsche Mission E and Volvo S90 as the Car Designs of the Year at a special ceremony in Geneva. An 18-person judging panel, comprising some of the automotive industry’s top designers, selected the Porsche and Volvo as the best-designed concept and production models to …

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NEW CHARGING NETWORK BRINGS ELECTRIC MOTORING TO MILLIONS

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Drivers of electric vehicles can benefit from plug-in cars being more practical and usable than ever before thanks to the completion of a new 1,100km charging network installed across the British Isles by Rapid Charge Network, connecting thousands more drivers across the UK and Ireland to plug-in power. The Network’s …

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The Kia Niro

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The Niro’s parallel and simplified hybrid system creates seamless transitions of power delivered to the front wheels, resulting in a very un-hybrid-like driving experience. The hybrid system is neither intrusive nor obvious. The Niro accelerates quickly off the line and continues its smooth power delivery, inspiring driver confidence in everyday …

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VOLKSWAGEN CADDY – WITH NATURAL GAS AND DSG

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The new Caddy TGI BlueMotion from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is the first vehicle in its segment to be equipped with a dual-clutch gearbox. The Hanover-based manufacturer will present this new combination of an alternative natural-gas drive system and six-speed DSG as a world premiere at the 2016 Geneva International Motor …

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Nissan showcases new Nissan LEAF 30 kWh

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Electric vehicle leader Nissan has ‘unboxed’ its new software-enabled vehicle, the Nissan LEAF 30 kWh, as some of the largest names in technology gather in Barcelona for the opening day of the GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016. As well as boasting a 26 percent increase in driving range (155 miles …

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BMW: PAVING THE WAY FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

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The BMW Group has long been at the forefront of technological development. From boosting engine performance through recent innovations such as the EfficientDynamics programme to its first foray into hydrogen powered vehicles nearly 40 years ago and the first electrically-powered 1602 Saloon in 1972, BMW has always pushed the envelope …

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KIA TO UNVEIL OPTIMA PLUG-IN HYBRID

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The all-new Optima Plug-in Hybrid, Kia’s first ever plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, will receive its European premiere at next month’s Geneva Motor Show, ahead of the car going on sale across Europe in Q4 2016. The innovative new plug-in hybrid powertrain will be a key addition to Kia’s D-segment Optima …

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ŠKODA Electrifies with Vision S Concept

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Design study ‘ŠKODA VisionS’ gives an insight into future SUV models Plug-in-hybrid drive with high efficiency Emotive design study demonstrates evolution of ŠKODA design language› Generous interior with three rows of seats, and a total length of 4.70 m New production models: Power package ŠKODA Octavia RS 4×4 and ŠKODA …

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