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  • The testing for Mercedes' electric SUV is really something 19 Jun 2018 14:06 Al.com By the time its production begins in Alabama, Mercedes-Benz's electric SUV will have gone through an impressive array of tests. This summer, the EQC prototype is in Spain, probing the vehicle's strengths and weaknesses in 122 degree heat. This is …
  • Plug-and-play high-torque electric motors for every wheel on self-driving cars 19 Jun 2018 14:00 NBC12 By Bruce Brown Content Provided by   Elaphe Propulsion Technologiesrecently introduced modular platforms for autonomous vehicles. The Slovenia-based company has manufactured electric in-wheel propulsion systems since 2003. Maro efovi, vice president of …
  • Driverless shuttle launches in Adelaide for public road trials 19 Jun 2018 13:52 iTWire A driverless electric shuttle linking Australia’s first innovation district with nearby public transport stops has launched in Adelaide. The five-year Flinders Unversity trial is the first time autonomous buses have operated on public roads in South …
  • How would Clean Air Zone charges work in Leeds? 19 Jun 2018 13:22 Yorkshire Evening Post How would clean air charges work in Leeds? We provide some answers to questions. The new charge would be monitored using a cameras which recognise vehicle registration plates. Drivers would not have to pay more than once for entering the zone, as the …
  • Tesla Claims Employee Tried to Sabotage Plant – But Refuses to Say if Authorities Were Notified 19 Jun 2018 13:22 TheDetroitBureau.com In a letter to employees, Tesla CEO Musk said the Fremont plant was the subject of sabotage. Tesla CEO Elon Musk advised employees late Sunday that the company had been sabotaged by an employee who sent “highly sensitive” data to unnamed outside parties, …
  • Owner report: FK14 B2 Le Mans 19 Jun 2018 13:21 PilotWeb PUBLISHED: 13:05 19 June 2018 | UPDATED: 13:12 19 June 2018 Owner report: FK14 B2 Le Mans BENJAMIN BALLANDE Funk’s flying 550 - the little green speedster in the sky. By Bernard Chabbert I had seen photos of it taken during the Friedrichshafen Show. …
  • China can organise a boycott against the US ‘very quickly’, analyst warns 19 Jun 2018 13:18 Business Day Hong Kong/Beijing— China does not import enough from the US to be able to match Donald Trump’s tariff threats dollar for dollar. Instead, President Xi Jinping can have US companies doing business there squeezed in a multitude of other ways. With …
  • Isuzu looks to expand operations, eyes exports 19 Jun 2018 13:13 The Times of India Chennai: Japanese pick-up maker Isuzu is looking to expand its maximise its manufacturing capabilities and make vehicles for export markets from India. The company which has a plant in Sri City in Andhra Pradesh has an installed capacity to make 50,000 …
  • Ford's plan to help Detroit compete with Silicon Valley 19 Jun 2018 12:56 CBS News Ford Motor Company is stepping up its efforts to help Detroit compete with Silicon Valley. The automaker will reveal plans Tuesday morning to transform a 105-year-old train station into its high-tech base for the future of automotive mobility. Ford …
  • VW names interim Audi boss, seeking to steady brand... 19 Jun 2018 12:41 Charleston Daily Mail By Reuters Published: 06:10 EDT, 19 June 2018 | Updated: 08:05 EDT, 19 June 2018 By Irene Preisinger and Ilona Wissenbach MUNICH, June 19 (Reuters) - Volkswagen suspended Audi boss Rupert Stadler and announced an interim replacement on Tuesday, seeking to …
  • Who could get a discount from Birmingham's clean air charge? 19 Jun 2018 12:40 Birmingham Mail The aim of Birmingham's proposed clean air zone is to dramatically reduce the numbers of heavily polluting vehicles travelling into the city centre each day. City transport bosses hope to improve the air quality in the city centre to legally safe …
  • Illinois, other states hit roadblocks pursuing environmental claims against VW 19 Jun 2018 12:37 Chicago Tribune Nearly three years after Volkswagen was caught marketing “clean diesel” vehicles equipped with software to beat emissions testing, Illinois and other states are hitting legal obstacles in their attempts to get restitution from the German automaker for …
  • Volkswagen Unveils Fully-Electric Super Sports Car Powered by ANSYS Technology 19 Jun 2018 12:30 edacafe.com Volkswagen sets sights on record-breaking results through new partnership agreement with ANSYS PITTSBURGH, June 19, 2018 — (PRNewswire) — Volkswagen Motorsport is charging to the finish line of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb through the help of a …
  • Game Changing Technology: The tires of the future (part 1) 19 Jun 2018 12:26 RubberNews.com 6/19/2018 Comments Email Print The tire of the future will be round, probably black and more than likely pneumatic. Beyond that, the variables in play—new materials, new manufacturing methods, changing vehicle designs and needs, etc.—present an …
  • One Year On: Inside Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works 19 Jun 2018 12:25 Motor1.com It’s a year since Jaguar Land Rover officially launched its new Classic Works centre. The company had always had a collection of classics, once crammed into the reception at the Browns Lane factory and various sites around Coventry, but it moved into a …
  • VW names interim Audi boss, seeking to steady brand after CEO arrest 19 Jun 2018 12:10 Reuters MUNICH (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) suspended Audi boss Rupert Stadler and announced an interim replacement on Tuesday, seeking to steady its most profitable business after German authorities arrested Stadler as part of an emissions probe. FILE …
  • Reminiscing over drive-in days 19 Jun 2018 12:02 Channel 3000 More Dining & Drink Nothing has revolutionized eating like the internal combustion engine. The evolution of automobiles and trucks opened up a whole new world of food. What began as a luxury became indispensable to everyday life. By the 1920s, …
  • ZF eAMT: New transmission technology for small vehicles, right for India 19 Jun 2018 11:59 FinancialExpress.com ZF has developed a new concept for the hybridization of front-wheel-drive vehicles by integrating its electric axle drive system (eVD) and an automated manual transmission (AMT) into one system. The eAMT system includes a transmission actuator and the …
  • Volvo Advocates For the Use Of Recycled Plastic in New Cars 19 Jun 2018 11:54 autoevolution Take a closer look at the decals on the door of this XC60, and you’ll notice that Volvo’s end game is to “turn the tide on plastic.” Other than that, is there anything special about this luxury crossover utility vehicle? In a nutshell, yes it is! “Volvo …
  • It's Electric: Key Growth Investing Trends To Watch 19 Jun 2018 11:38 Seeking Alpha The thing about trends is they change. Even a trend with a long runway ahead of it is bound to hit some bumps and curves in the road, and the early winners are often displaced by nimble (or well-funded) latecomers who catch up before the trend really gets …
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