|NYIAS 2016: ELECTRIC VOLKSWAGEN BUDD-e CONCEPT MAKES U.S. AUTO SHOW DEBUT|
|New Concept showcases new MEB electric platform and offers a glimpse of next-generation connectivity and infotainment concepts
• First VW based on the new Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB)
• Features 101 kWh battery that enables up to 373** miles of pure electric range
• New interfaces signal next-generation display and ergonomic concepts
• BUDD-e becomes integral part in the Internet of Things and links Smart Home and Smart Car technology
• Gesture control 2.0 enables intuitive operat...[Read more...]|
|AUDI PRODUCTION NETWORK: READY FOR ELECTRIC MOBILITY|
|Premium manufacturer to produce large series of electric cars in Brussels as of 2018
◾New models for Martorell (Spain) and Győr (Hungary)
◾Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: 'We are increasing our efficiency and bundling key competencies'
January 20, 2016 | Ingolstadt/Brussels/Győr/Martorell -- Audi is preparing its international production network for the mobility of the future. Large-series production of the first purely electric-driven SUV from Audi will begin at the site in Brussels in 2018. The ...[Read more...]|
|FIRST DETROIT ELECTRIC SP:01 ROLLS OFF THE ASSEMBLY LINE|
|◾First SP:01 pure electric sports car is produced at Leamington Spa, UK, facility
◾All-new high-performance model destined for first customer
◾SP:01 is the world's lightest and fastest two-seat pure-electric sports car
LEAMINGTON SPA, UK – October 29, 2015: The first production Detroit Electric SP:01, the lightest and fastest two-seat pure-electric sports car in the world, has rolled off the line at the company's Leamington Spa manufacturing facility. The new SP:01 is destined for on...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO CAR GROUP MAKES CONVENTIONAL BATTERIES A THING OF THE PAST|
|Volvo Car Group has developed a revolutionary concept for lightweight structural energy storage components that could improve the energy usage of future electrified vehicles. The material, consisting of carbon fibers, nano-structured batteries and super capacitors, offers lighter energy storage that requires less space in the car, cost effective structure options and is eco-friendly.
As part of an EU-funded research project, including nine other major participants, Volvo Car Group was the onl...[Read more...]|
|Cadillac ELR Tech Targets Engaging Driving Dynamics|
|• Advanced suspension, steering systems provide smooth ride, precise handling|
DETROIT – Drivers expect hybrid and electric cars to have advanced battery and drive systems that make smart use of energy. Cadillac's upcoming electrified luxury coupe, the 2014 ELR, is designed to exceed those expectations by also providing engaging, responsive driving dynamics enabled by advanced suspension and steering systems.
The technologies include front HiPer Strut suspension, rear compound...[Read more...]