Bosch introduces new scalable and compact e-axle

It’s now common knowledge that a more powerful battery will increase an electric car’s range. But can a new powertrain have a comparable impact? In the case of the Bosch electric axle drive, or e-axle, the answer is a definite yes. What’s

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Detroit Electric To Reveal Future Model Development Plans At LCV2017

UK-based electric vehicle start-up, Detroit Electric, will outline its future product plans during its first ever appearance at Cenex’s Low Carbon Vehicles (LCV) 2017 event on 6 and 7 September at Millbrook in Bedfordshire. The brand will share its plans to launch

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Neel Jani Joins Faraday Future Dragon Racing Formula E Team

Faraday Future Dragon Racing has become the first team to announce their drivers for the 2017/18 season of the FIA Formula E Championship. Neel Jani will partner Jerome D’Ambrosio at Faraday Future Dragon Racing, with the Belgian remaining with the California-based outfit for a third season. Neel, who is

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Autonomous smart vision EQ fortwo concept: welcome to the future of car sharing

The smart vision EQ fortwo provides a new vision of urban mobility and individualised, highly flexible, totally efficient local public transport: the autonomous concept vehicle picks up its passengers directly from their chosen location. New individualisation options help users to recognise that

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EV charging on highways in Belgium and Germany with second-life batteries

UK-based Connected Energy and Groupe Renault have installed two quick-charge stations based on the innovative E-STOR energy storage technology on highways in Belgium and Germany. Drivers. The E-STOR technology developed by Connected Energy uses second-life batteries from Renault electric vehicles. With the

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Honda to unveil Urban EV Concept at Frankfurt Motor Show

Honda will use the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to reveal the next steps in its plan for electrification of its European car range. The focus for the brand at Frankfurt will be the world premiere of the Honda Urban EV Concept, setting

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MINI Electric Concept for Frankfurt Show Revealed

MINI is using the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to showcase its take on future personal mobility in the city – in the form of the MINI Electric Concept. Designed for use in urban areas, this concept car offers a window into how

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Cummins Unveils Class 7 Electric Truck Concept

Cummins, a leading maker of diesel and natural gas engines for commercial trucks, unveiled a fully electric Class 7 demonstration Urban Hauler Tractor concept during an event at its historic technical center in Columbus, Ind. The 18,000-pound tractor cab, dubbed AEOS after

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Domino’s and Ford Begin Consumer Research of Pizza Delivery Using Self-Driving Vehicles

Domino’s Pizza and Ford are launching an industry-first collaboration to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery. As part of the testing, researchers from both companies will investigate customer reactions to interacting with a self-driving vehicle as a

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Renault-Nissan will make electric cars in China with Dongfeng

The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd. (Dongfeng) announced a new joint venture to co-develop and sell electric vehicles in China. The new joint venture, eGT New Energy Automotive Co., Ltd. (eGT), will focus on the core competencies of each

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