Waymo adding 62,000 Pacifica hybrid minivans to its self-driving fleet

Waymo, formerly known as the Google self-driving car project, is preparing to add au to 62,000 autonomous Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans to its self-driving fleet. This venture builds upon a previous commitment, announced in January, to deliver thousands of vehicles to Waymo’s

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GM Cruise gets $2.25B boost from SoftBank Vision Fund

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Audi e-tron prototype achieves Cd of 0.28 through highly sophisticated aerodynamic element

The better an electric car’s aerodynamics, the further it travels, which is why the Audi e-tron prototype has already recorded more than 1,000 hours on the test rig in the Ingolstadt-based Audi Wind Tunnel Centre. In what is notable as the world’s

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Schaeffler unveils 1,180-HP Audi RS3 electric concept with Formula E tech

Schaeffler has been active in ABB FIA Formula E, the world’s first electric racing series, from the first season. This makes the automotive supplier one of the pioneers of electric mobility that have believed in the vision of electric motorsport. The electric

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NewMotion Expands In Europe With Arval Partnership

NewMotion, Europe’s largest provider of smart charging solutions for electric vehicles, is expanding further into Europe as a result of the partnership with Arval. This expansion will allow even more private customers and businesses to get access to its leading European smart

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Number of electric vehicles on world’s roads reaches three million

The number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the world’s roads exceeded 3 million in 2017, a 54% increase compared with 2016, according to the latest edition of the International Energy Agency’s Global Electric Vehicles Outlook. China remained by far the

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Lightweight design strategy defines Volkswagen’s I.D. R Pikes Peak concept

It started with simulations. “Before we actually assembled the I.D. R Pikes Peak, we used computers to analyse a multitude of different configurations,” says Willy Rampf, technical advisor to the project and a man with a wealth of Formula 1 experience, recalling the

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More Than 300 Volkswagen e-Golfs To Hit The Streets Of London

Volkswagen and car-sharing company Zipcar struck up an innovative partnership in 2016 which, in the two years since, has led thousands of Londoners to get behind the wheel of the petrol-electric Golf GTE or internal combustion-engined Polo. Now that choice of car

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2019 Hyundai Ioniq Line Adds Safety Features, Infotainment And Trim Level Content

Hyundai’s Ioniq line-up continues to improve its product offering for the 2019 model year, with new and broader applications of active safety features, enhanced voice-recognition features and standard remote charge management for Plug-in and Electric models. Hyundai’s approach for the Ioniq line

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BMW to offer wireless charging BMW 530e iPerformance

BMW i launches yet another world first in the form of a factory-fitted, fully integrated inductive charging facility for the high-voltage battery in a plug-in hybrid vehicle. Production for the BMW’s Wireless Charging option will start in July and can be ordered

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