General Motor’s all-electric future is Ultium

What is GM's Ultium Drive? General Motors’ next-generation Electric Vehicles (EV)s are expected to be powered by a family of five interchangeable drive units and three motors, known collectively as “Ultium Drive.” Ultium Drive will help General Motors transition to its current portfolio of a fully electric lineup, providing significant advantages over GM’s previous EVs [...]

Battery Power will drive the future of cars

The Future of Transportation You may have multiple more if you’re holding a car key fob or have a pacemaker or any other electronic device. But do you know how those batteries work? For a technology at the heart of modern life, batteries remain something of a mystery. Chances are you might have at least [...]

By |2020-09-28T21:06:19-07:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: batteries, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Volkswagen|0 Comments

Audi’s three tenors ~ RS 6, RS 7, RS Q8

Audi's high-performance trio High-performance RS 6 Avant capable of 591 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque RS 7 has a low stance and flared wheel arches, which emphasize the most powerful iteration of the Audi Sportback design First RS-SUV from Audi in America delivers the dominating performance of RS and everyday functionality of an SUV [...]

By |2020-09-28T19:59:36-07:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Audi|0 Comments

2022 Hyundai Tucson gas hybrid and plugin

Hyundai Tucson powertrains Tucson is Hyundai Motor’s best-selling model globally and represents its vision for progressive design, eco-focused powertrains, and advanced technologies The fourth-generation model is available in both short and long wheelbases worldwide The Tucson offers an array of powertrains, including internal combustion, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid Hyundai Motor Company today launched the all-new [...]

By |2020-09-28T17:44:51-07:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Hybrids, Hyundai, Plugin-electric vehicles|0 Comments

2021 Jaguar F-Pace Electrified SUV

mild-hybrid electrified vehicle (MHEV) SUV cat Crafted: All-new interior features exquisite details, luxurious materials, and intuitive technology to create a tranquil cabin space for all occupants Enhanced: New hood design, super-slim all-LED quad headlights, grille, and rear lights and bumper for a more assertive presence Refined and electrified: 340hp and 400hp inline six-cylinder 3.0-liter Ingenium [...]

By |2020-09-28T10:25:32-07:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Jaguar|0 Comments

Atlas shrugs off gasoline creates electric suburbs

Volta creates a product called Atlas This week upstart electric car company Polestar talked with Volta a company that has created Atlas, an EV charging station placement conforming to existing driver behavior. The electric highway and electric home are in the process of creation. The electric suburb, based on where you travel daily is an [...]

2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e PHEV price, specs, pictures

A Plug-in hybrid for sustainability Combined 288 hp and 310 lb.-ft. of torque. 0 to 60 mph in 5.9 seconds. A combined 60 MPGe and 18 miles electric-only range. MSRP of $48,550 plus $995 Destination. The 2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e is the millennial that I could live with for the rest of my life. I [...]

By |2020-09-17T21:55:59-07:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: BMW, Emissions, Environment, Plugin-electric vehicles|0 Comments

2021 GMC Sierra makes towing trailering easier

The road less trailered One of the benefits of the COVID-19 pandemic is that more people stay in their own country visiting states they've never known. The RV Industry Association found that more than 46 million Americans plan to take an RV trip in the next year. As a result, RVs' shipments have been increasing [...]

By |2020-09-17T21:56:22-07:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: GMC|0 Comments

A world-first for Volvo and clean air

Safety first and clean air China is known for its bad air. For years, Chinese cars have had PM2.5 measurements in their vehicles: Geely, a Chinese company, owns Volvo cars. Volvo is bringing the safety of world-first premium air quality technology in its cars. Volvo Cars has introduced a world-first premium air quality technology in [...]

By |2020-09-17T21:56:32-07:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Emissions, Environment, Volvo|0 Comments

Mercedes-Benz pays CA $285.6M for dieselgate

2009-2016 diesel Mercedes-Benz Daimler Group will contact the owners of the affected vehicles to arrange for repairs at no cost to those owners if and when the settlement is approved by the Court. California will receive $285.6 million Violations were found in 2009-2016 diesel Mercedes-Benz passenger vehicles and Sprinter delivery vans Another major automaker has [...]

By |2020-09-16T12:39:21-07:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: California, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Diesel, Mercedes-Benz|0 Comments
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