All-new Nissan Leaf To Arrive With ProPilot Assist [video]

The hotly anticipated new Nissan LEAF will feature state-of-the-art ProPILOT technology, enabling autonomous drive functionality in single-lane highway driving. The technology, operated at the touch of a single button, will control the steering, acceleration and braking in a single lane on the

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New Renault Kangoo Z.E.: longer driving range and faster, easier charging

In January 2017, tailor-made business vehicle specialist Renault Pro+ presented New Kangoo Z.E., a pioneering electric van that incorporates a wealth of innovations designed to better meet customer requirements and environmental targets. New Kangoo Z.E.’s driving range marks an increase of over

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Workplace EV chargers to increase 10X by 2022, report says

With millions of plug-in electric vehicles in use worldwide, demand for smart charging solutions has become an enormous developer and investment opportunity, according to a recently published report by IoT market research firm ON World. “Tesla with autonomous driving has captured the

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Tritium to provide 52 custom-built Veefil-UT fast chargers for Stomnetz Hamburg

Tritium, the Australian-based specialist in developing infrastructure solutions for the electric vehicle market, has announced it has won a tender to provide 52 Veefill-UT fast chargers for the German power distribution company, Stromnetz Hamburg GmbH. The Veefil-UT chargers, which connect directly to

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All-electric Audi e-tron Sportback confirmed for 2019

Audi is expanding its model portfolio with a new e-tron-model. Production of the Audi e-tron Sportback will start at Audi Brussels (Belgium) in 2019. That Audi plant will therefore be responsible for producing a second fully electric model. The Audi e-tron electric SUV will drive off the

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Polestar to become standalone EV brand

Volvo Cars has announced that Polestar, its performance car arm, is to become a new separately-branded electrified global high performance car company, marking the latest stage in Volvo’s ongoing transformation. In order to drive the development of the brand, Volvo Cars also

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German plug-in vehicle sales up 185% year-on-year

The German plug-in electric car market registered 3,788 registrations, up 185% year-on-year, with year-to-date registrations now doubling the 2016 result during the same period. With year-to-date sales now growing 102%, Germany is now one of the hottest markets for plug-in vehicles, with the market

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Magna to manufacture BMW’s 530e plug-in hybrid sedan

The all-new BMW 530e plug-in hybrid sedan will be produced at Magna’s contract manufacturing plant in Graz, Austria, starting in summer 2017. Magna’s Graz facility will then be the production home for two premium electrified vehicles: the BMW 530e and the previously

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Chevrolet Bolt earns IIHS Top Safety Pick award [videos]

The Chevrolet Bolt is the first all-electric vehicle to earn a 2017 award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The small car is new for the 2017 model year. Unlike the Chevrolet Volt, it has no back-up gas engine. The Chevrolet

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Tesla releases latest version of Autopilot; Updates referral program with free, unlimited supercharging

Tesla has released the latest version of its Autopilot software. Tesla owners experience Enhanced Autopilot features including Traffic-Aware Cruise Control, Autosteer, Auto Lane Change, Parallel + Perpendicular Autopark, and Summon. Automatic Emergency Braking, Forward + Side Collision Warning, and more advanced safety features are

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